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Signup under way for Turkey Trot

Runners dash off in the 2014 Turkey Trot 5k. Runners dash off in the 2014 Turkey Trot 5k.

The third annual Turkey Trot 5k sponsored by the city of Hendersonville is set for Thanksgiving morning.

The Trot is a run/walk event open to all ages, all fitness levels and all family members. The non-sanctioned 5k starts in front of City Hall on Thanksgiving morning at 8:30 and travels through downtown to Oakdale Cemetery ending back at City Hall. The online entry fee of $11 includes a long sleeve t-shirt. Volunteers are needed and will receive a free T-shirt.
Prizes will be given for the oldest participant, best costume, farthest traveled and family with the most participants.

The city is taking registration the day of the race. For more information, contact Lu Ann Welter at 828-233-3204 or lwelter@hvlnc.gov.