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Time to break out the turkey costumes and strap on your running shoes!


The Danville Public Schools Education Foundation, in partnership with the Danville Otterbots and the Danville Running & Fitness Club, is having its second Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk and Children's Fun Run on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24th! The event will start and end at American Legion Field, the home of the Danville Otterbots.

All proceeds go toward programs, initiatives, and scholarships for DPS students and teachers.

Times: Children's Fun Run - 8:30am; 5K Run/Walk - 9:00am

Course: The entire race will be along the beautiful Dan River on the Riverwalk Trail.

Entry Fee: Children's Fun Run (12 and under) - $0 (as long as an adult is registered for the 5K Run/Walk).  Register on the day of the race.

5K Run/Walk - $30 to pre-register, $35 on race day. All area students 18 and under ($10, $15 on race day)

Pre-register here until 11:59 PM on 11/23/22

Packet pick-up: Available on race day beginning at 7:00am

Race Day Registration: Registration will begin at 7:00am on Thursday. Cash and check ONLY for race day registration.  Checks should be made payable to Danville Public Schools Education Foundation.

Results: Can be viewed at this link

What's included: all race registrants will receive a long sleeve performance shirt.

Trophies and medals will be awarded

5k run categories: 0-14, 15-19, every 10 years up to 69, 70 and over)


Let's burn some calories before the big meal!  


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Dr. Patricia Diane Henderson, CPA1atr

Jared Smith

Megan Nipper

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