"Our Favorite 4 Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trots in Colorado"

Looking for a way to burn some extra calories before the big Thanksgiving Day feast? Here are 4 of our favorite community races in Colorado, all happening on the morning of Thanksgiving. 

Starting the holiday with a run is not only a great way to stay healthy and get outside, but all of these events have partnered with organizations making a difference in their local communities. Proceeds from each race help to support them. How’s that for staying healthy and giving back this holiday season?  

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! 

 

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Young Life Aspen Valley Turkey Trot

Join the Vukoo team in our hometown for the 2nd annual Thanksgiving Day 5k! Proceeds from the race go towards Aspen Valley Young Life and their mission to impact the lives of local high school students. The event will include a costume contest, raffles, and a 1k Kids’ Run. 

Registration: $35 before 12 pm on Nov. 23 / $40 after 12 pm on Nov. 23 or on race day

Time: 9:00 am

Location: Truscott Pl, Aspen, CO, 81611

 

 

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Mile High United Way Turkey Trot

 Join 20,000 fellow Coloradans in the capital city for the 43rd annual Thanksgiving Day 4 mile walk/run to Washington Park! 

The event will include food, drinks, and shwag from various vendors, as well as a free beer garden at the end of the course hosted by Great Divide Brewing Co. Proceeds help support Mile High United Way and its mission to serve the Metro Denver community.

Registration: Various tiers and prices (see website for details)

Time: 10:15 am

Location: 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210

 

 

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YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region Turkey Trot 

Support the local YMCA by participating in this year’s 19th annual 5k Turkey Trot! Awards will be given for the top 3 finishers in each division and for the best costumes. There will also be a 1 mile Kids Run; participation is free. 

Registration: $35 through Nov. 23 / $40 on Nov. 24

Time: 9: 00 am (Kids’ Fun Run begins at 8:15 am)

Location: Briargate YMCA, 4025 Family Place, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

 

 

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 Fort Collins Thanksgiving Day Run

Hosted by the Fort Collins Club, the 23rd Annual Fort Collins Thanksgiving Day race is the most popular 4 mile run/walk in northern Colorado. Join the community in running to support RamStrength, a program helping local cancer survivors with financial assistance. 

Registration: Various tiers and prices (see website for details)

Time: Approx. 9:00 am (Gobble Gobble Kids’ Run begins at approx. 8:45 am)

Location: Old Town Fort Collins at College/Mountain Avenue intersection

 

 

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"Our Favorite 4 Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trots in Colorado"; by Vukoo®