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Kids Kampus to host Turkey Trot

Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2013

Pathfinder Kids Kampus will host the ninth annual Turkey Trot 5K run/walk, one mile Turkey Trail and Outta Town Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning, November 28.  McDonald’s of Huntington is the host sponsor for the 2013 Turkey Trot and additional sponsors include PNC Bank, Parkview Huntington Hospital, David Culp & Co., Morgan Stanley and Mettler Agency, Inc.

The age divisions for the Turkey Trot are as follows: Best Boys’ and Girls’ ages 17 and under; Men’s and Women’s, 18 to 34, 35 to 54, and 55 and up.

The overall male and female winner of the race will receive a cash prize of $100. The winner of each age division, with the exception of the 17 and under age division, will receive a cash prize of $50. Winners of the overall prize are ineligible to win the divisional prize.

Online registration is available at www.kidskampus.org and the first 1000 who register will receive a long sleeve tech shirt and breakfast will be served by host sponsor, McDonald’s of Huntington. The event will be chip timed again this year by e-Runner Timing and Results. The Turkey Trot is run on mostly flat pavement with a few hills. Both the 5K and one mile walk will start and finish at McDonald’s, 60 Home Street.

The cost for the race is $20 for those who pre-register online or by mail through November 26, and $25 on November 27 and the day of the race. There will be an optional packet pick up for those pre-registered for the 2013 Turkey Trot on Wednesday, November 27 from 3 until 6:30 P.M. held at Pathfinder Kids Kampus, 435 Campus Street. Race day packet pick up and registration is also available.

New for 2013 is the Outta Town Turkey Trot for those who will be out of town on Thanksgiving.  For $15, Outta Town participants can support Pathfinder Kids Kampus, by going for a run or walk on their own and get a great race shirt.  Visit www.kidskampus.org to learn more.  Registration for the Outta Town Turkey Trot must be received by November 14.

This year, proceeds from the race will benefit Pathfinder Kids Kampus Early Childhood Education Center. Additional Registration forms are available at Kids Kampus, McDonalds in Huntington or by visiting www.kidskampus.org.