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Hundreds Burn Calories Before Thanksgiving Feast at Running of Turkeys

Greensboro, NC — Hundreds of people were looking to burn some calories before eating a Thanksgiving feast with the annual Running of the Turkeys in Greensboro.

  • This year there were about 1,400 people participating in this fun event
  • Runners said it’s a fun and active way to start of their Thanksgiving celebrations
  • The proceeds benefit “Say Yes Guilford”

This year there were about 1,400 people participating in this fun event.

There was music, vendors, refreshments and of course turkey hats.

Runners said it’s a fun and active way to start of their Thanksgiving celebrations.

“I just wanted to spend some time with a good friend and I heard about this race, and it looked like a lot of fun and I love the hat and that’s why we’re doing the race,” said participant, Denise Simpson.

The proceeds benefit “Say Yes Guilford”, which helps prepare students for success in college and beyond.

Watch the Spectrum News story here.

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