Thanksgiving Day Run and Food Drive - "20th Anniversary Turkey Trot!"
Thursday, November 28, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM (PST)
La Canada Flintridge, United States
The Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge
Thanksgiving Day Run & Food Drive!
Thanks for Giving!
Join us for our 20th anniversary 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Kids’ Run, and Food Drive on Thanksgiving morning, November 28th. The Run & Food Drive is a major fundraiser for the Community Center and proceeds are used to support our year round programs. For 20 years as many as 2,000 participants annually have run along Foothill Blvd at this popular event. We hope you will join us as we celebrate 20 years! Thanks for Giving!
RAIN OR SHINE
About the Thanksgiving Day 5K Run
The Thanksgiving Day 5K run/walk has been a local tradition and a community favorite with families, athletes, and community supporters of all types for two decades. The race is professionally timed, and begins promptly at 8:30am at Memorial Park in La Cañada. Please bring non-perishable food items with you on race day.
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!
5K On-Site Registration: $40 - CASH OR CHECK ONLY
- Includes racing bib
- T-Shirts and Gift Bags are subject to availability
- Cash & Checks Only
Race Day Itinerary
6:30 a.m. – On-site Registration begins at Memorial Park
7:00 a.m. – Live Music, T-shirt Pick-Up, Bib Pick-Up
7:45 a.m. - On-site Registration closes.
8:00 a.m. – Warm ups for 5K Race
8:30 a.m. – 5K Race Begins (Professionally Timed)
9:15 a.m. – Warm ups for Kids Mile
9:30 a.m. – Kids Mile Race - all participants will receive a medal!
1301 Foothill Blvd. La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
November 28, 2013
- All ages and abilities are welcome!
- The 5K Race is professionally timed.
- 5K race winners will be notified via email.
- Awards, snacks & drinks will be provided to the participants.
- The event is short enough to make it back home in plenty of time to prepare for a Thanksgiving gathering.
- All participants are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item.
- Pets are welcome! Pets must be on a leash and please pick up after your pet.
- Yes, you can bring a stroller!
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Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday at 6:00 p.m.
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3800 Foothill Blvd.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(Corner of Boston & Foothill)
(818)726 - 5214
About the Thanksgiving Day Run Kids’ Mile
This family fun event is perfect for children 12 and under. Parents are encouraged to run alongside registered children at no additional cost. Kids will receive a t-shirt before the race and an award as they cross the finish line! Kids’ Mile will begin promptly at 9:30am at Memorial Park in La Cañada. Please bring non-perishable food items with you on race day.
Kids’ Mile Early Bird Special: $10
- Includes T-Shirt & Award
- Early Bird price expires October 1st
Kids’ Mile Regular Price: $15
- Includes T-Shirts & Award
- Pre-Registration prices end November 26 @ 12:00pm
Kids’ Mile On-Site Registration: $20
- Includes an Award
- T-shirts are subject to availability
- Cash & Checks Only
About the Thanksgiving Day Food Drive
The Community Center spearheads the largest Food Drive in the Foothill communities. Canned food is collected during the month of November at locations in La Cañada, La Crescenta and Montrose. Non-perishable food donations are distributed by the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station to local families in need. In 2012, the food collected served over 150 families.
Drop off your food donations at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge during the month of November or bring your food donations to the Thanksgiving Day Run & Food Drive at Memorial Park. Donating food or store gift cards during the holidays is a rewarding way to give back to the community. We hope you will join the Community Center for this worthwhile endeavor. Call the Community Center to find out how you can get involved!
How Can I Help?
Becoming a Volunteer is a rewarding experience. The Community Center of La Canada Flintridge depends on the help of volunteers for making this event cherished event come to life. For more information on becoming a Volunteer for this event, contact Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (818)790-4353.
A Word from the Community Center of La Canada Flintridge
The 5K Run and Food Drive is a major fundraiser for the Community Center of La Canada Flintridge as well as an opportunity for all to support a very worthy cause, squeeze in a workout and to donate non-perishable food items to those in need.
Proceeds will be used to support the many programs and services the Community Center of La Canada Flintridge offers. In conjunction with the Run, the Community Center is excited to partner the La Crescenta Sheriff's Department for the Food Drive during the weeks that lead up to the race.
In consideration of you accepting my entry, I the undersigned, intending to legally bind myself and my heirs, executors, administrators, next of kin, and assignees, do hereby waive any and all rights and claims against any person or organization affiliated with the race. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the CCLCF, the officials, the race organizers, and sponsors from any and all claims, actions, damages, liability, and expenses, including attorney fees, on and from that race. I further attest that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for the race that I am entering and that my condition has been verified by a licensed medical doctor.