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Turkey Trot set for Nov. 24

November 15, 2011

The 11th annual Hagerstown Community College Turkey Trot/Food Drive and 5K Run/Walk and Mashed Potato Kids Races will be held Thursday, Nov. 24, at the Hagerstown Community College Athletic, Recreation and Community Center.

Parking will be in Lots 1, 2 and 3 in front of the ARCC. Please do not park on the side or to the rear of the ARCC.

Registration/packet pickup will be from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m., and the 5K Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. The fee for the 5K Run/Walk before Nov. 19 costs $20; after Nov. 19, it costs $25. The first 600 people who register will get a T-shirt.  

The Mashed Potato Kids Races for those ages 3 to 10 will begin at 8:30 a.m. All children will have the opportunity to run 600 meters and receive a ribbon. Registrations received before Nov. 19 cost $10; and after Nov. 19, cost $15. The first 75 registrants will receive a T-shirt.

The 5K course is a 3.1-mile loop course which runs on campus. The course will be closed to traffic from 8:50 a.m. until the end of the race.

Turkeys will be given to the overall male and female champions as well as each male and female age-group winner.

The award ceremony will begin at 10:15 a.m.

All participants will be entered into a grand-prize drawing. The drawing will be held at the conclusion of the race and before the award ceremony.

Proceeds benefit HCC’s cross country and women’s softball teams

For more information, call Jaime Dick at 240-313-2808.

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