Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Thanksgiving Day Races In Greater Cincinnati

It is almost one week until Thanksgiving and before you sit down and eat, you can do a run or walk.  There are quite a few races on Thanksgiving in the Greater Cincinnati Area and most likely one near where you live. Here are a few of them.  Visit the RCGC Calendar for a few more races. (Updated Info for Thanksgiving Day Races in Cincinnati)
  • 34th Annual Turkey Trot, 8:00 AM, Baum Opera House, Miamisburg OH - The Turkey Trot has been a Dayton Area Thanksgiving tradition for 34 years! Presented by the Ohio River Road Runners Club and the City of Miamisburg, visit for more information.
  • Deerfield Township and Lifetime Fitness 10K on Turkey Day and 5K Walk, 8:00 AM, Lifetime Fitness Deerfield Twp OH - Run the Deerfield Township and Lifetime Fitness "10K on Turkey Day"! The 10K race and 5K walk will begin and end at Lifetime Fitness. If you are looking for low-cost, low key Thanksgiving Day alternative, this is it. They start early so you can get the race in and get on with your day. Visit for more information.
  • Turkey Mosh 5K Fun Run / 1 Mile Poult Run, 8:00 AM, Mary Queen of Heaven School Erlanger, KY - Sign up and enjoy a 5K on Thanksgiving Day. New for 2012 is 1 Mile Poult Kids Run! Visit or for more information.
  • 103rd Annual Thanksgiving Day Race, 9:00 AM, Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH - 10k Run/Walk. One of the oldest races in the nation and an annual tradition for more than a hundred years. For more information, visit
  • Younglife Gobble Gobble 5K Run/Walk, 9:00 AM, Swaim Park, Montgomery OH - Start your Thanksgiving off right at the Younglife Gobble Gobble 5K Run/Walk. Visit for more information or to register.
  • BBC Run Turkey Run 5K, 9:00 AM, England-Idlewild Park, Burlington KY - If you don't want to deal with the crowds, come out to Burlington Baptist Church's Run Turkey Run 5K on Thanksgiving morning. This family 5K and fun walk is a great community event that allows you to burn some extra calories before the big feast that is Thanksgiving dinner! Learn more or register online at

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