27th Annual Turkey Trot, 5K Run and Health Walk

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The City of Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department is proud to sponsor the 27th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/ Health Walk on Saturday, November 23, 2013. Participants will meet at Anchor Park, 340 South Ocean Blvd, at 7:00 am. Pre-registration is available online (see details below) or register on the day of the race beginning at 6:00 am. All proceeds benefit the “Keith Straghn Feed the Hungry Thanksgiving Drive” for local families in need. In addition, donations of non-perishable food items will be collected at the race to support this worthy cause. The Turkey Trot begins at Anchor Park, continues north on Ocean Blvd/A1A to George Bush Blvd and then returns to Anchor Park. The course is certified by the USA Track and Field Association with computerized results, which will be recorded in the event that a national record is set. Trophies will be awarded for the 5K Run to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each of several age divisions, starting with 8 years of age and younger. Trophies will also be awarded to winners in the wheelchair division and the top overall male/female winners. Register online at www.splitsecondtiming.com or contact Danielle Beardsley, City of Delray Beach Parks & Recreation, at (561) 243-7277 or E-mail beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com.