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Annual Turkey Trot held Nov. 28

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Hagerstown Community College, in partnership with local food banks, will hold its 13th Annual Turkey Trot on Thurs., Nov. 28, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at the HCC Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC).

This year’s event will feature a 5K run/walk for adults, “Mashed Potato Races” for children between the ages of three and 10, and a food drive. All Turkey Trot participants are asked to bring two or more canned or nonperishable goods to be donated to the Community Food Bank Warehouse. Participants who donate canned goods will be entered for a chance to win one of five grand prizes.

Schedule

  • Registration/packet pick-up: 7 to 8:45 a.m.
  • Mashed Potato Races: 8:30 a.m.
  • 5K Run/Walk: 9 a.m.

Cost for the 5K run/walk is $25 per person. Participants who register prior to Oct. 12  will receive a $5 discount. Cost for the Mashed Potato Race is $15 per child. Participants who register their children prior to Oct. 12 will also receive a $5 discount. Participants are welcome to bring their dogs to this event. Participants who wish to run with their dogs may do so by paying an additional $5 per dog.

To register for the Turkey Trot, go to www.raceit.com. For more information, contact Jaime Dick at jdick@washco-md.net or by calling 240-313-2808.