2016 Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving Runs Bergen County NJ

Celebrate Thanksgiving 2016 With These Fall 5K Events in Bergen County

2016 Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving Runs Bergen County NJ

Apart from a big Thanksgiving meal and fall decorations, a popular November tradition for many are Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving runs. That’s why we’re here to help you find some of the ones taking place in 2016 in Bergen County NJ. We’ve done the research so that you don’t have to, and we’ve listed some of these running events down below. If we missed any others happening in the area, be sure to share them in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

running path covered with fall leavesSt. Peter Academy 5K Turkey Trot

If you will be too busy on Thanksgiving to fit in other plans, this Turkey Trot is just for you, as it is happening on Nov. 19. This 5K run is taking place in River Edge, NJ at 431 Fifth Ave. at 9 a.m. Anyone who registers by Nov. 16 will receive a T-shirt to commemorate their participation, and if you’re the competitive type, you can compete for one of the awards given out to the top three male and female finishers for each age group.

The Glen Rock Thanksgiving Day Run

This running event does take place on Thanksgiving, and it’s great for kids and adults alike. In addition to the 5K run happening at 9 a.m., there will be a Kids Fun Run that is a little less than a mile at 9:45 a.m. You will, however, want to make sure you register by Nov. 21. The event takes place at 390 Doremus Ave. in Glen Rock, NJ.

Upper Saddle River 5K

Although this running event isn’t technically labeled as a Turkey Trot, it does take place on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24. It is a 5K run that starts at 9 a.m. at 392 W. Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River NJ. Be sure to register by Nov. 20. On top of that run, there will be awards, t-shirts and refreshments for after the race.

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Like we said, let us know about any other 2016 Turkey Trots or Thanksgiving runs happening in the Bergen County NJ area. From everyone here at Mazda of Lodi, we wish you a happy holiday season.