Start Thanksgiving Day off on the right foot at the Turkey Trot

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Get a workout in before eating your weight in turkey and napping on the couch by running in the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015.

Start Thanksgiving Day off on the right foot by running in the annual Turkey Trot.

Runners can race through the Galleria area competing for the fastest time, or stroll at a slower pace with an untimed registration.

txu-energy-houston-turkey-trotThe whole family can participate – strollers are welcome and there’s a 1k for kiddos under 13 – and every finisher goes home with a medal.

The 5k race begins at Dillard’s near the Galleria and continues up Post Oak, down San Felipe and back, while the 10k and kids run both travel down Westheimer.

Want to take it easy on Thanksgiving Day instead? Sign up for sleep-in registration and you’ll be donating to a good cause without having to change out of your pjs.

Funds that are raised through registration for this race benefit Neighborhood Centers.

About Neighborhood Centers

Neighborhood Centers is a Houston-based non-profit organization that connects low-income families and individuals to opportunities that strengthen community engagement, improve financial well-being and increase educational attainment.

TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot at the Galleria

  • txu-energy-houston-turkey-trot-2015-houstonDate: Thursday, November 26, 2015
  • Time: 7:20am
  • Location: Dillard’s near the Galleria, 4925 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77056
  • Parking: Onsite parking available for free in the orange parking lot near the Westin Galleria. Free parking is also available in the Best Buy, Cost Plus, TJ Maxx, Old Navy and Container Store parking lots.
  • Registration: $35 for the 10k, 10k wheelchair, 5k and 5k wheelchair timed; $30 for the 10k and 5k untimed and sleep-in registration; $15 seniors 70 and older; $15 kids 1k for 12 and under. Prices increase by $5 on November 21. Click here to register.

 

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Photo courtesy of TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot

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