Portland, OR. If you’re looking for a way to burn off a few calories on Thanksgiving day, consider the 4-mile fun run, or walk, through Washington Park, which ends inside the zoo. You can Register online with Oregon Road Runners Club or by calling 503-667-0480.

The Thanksgiving Day “Turkey Trot” tradition on Thursday, November 24th, is organized by the Oregon Road Runners Club and raises about $25,000 each year to fund animal care and programs at the zoo.

4 Mile Run 8:00AM PST – 12:00PM PST $40 Registration ends November 20, 2016 at 1:00pm PST
Tot Trot – 1/2 mile inside the Zoo (11 Yrs & Under) 9:30AM PST – 11:00AM PST $25 Registration ends November 20, 2016 at 1:00pm PS

Runners also get the chance to check out the animals.

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Sea otters, Asian elephants and California condors are three of the most iconic species at the Oregon Zoo.

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Here’s a video with all the sights and sounds of last year’s Turkey Trot.

Here are more details:

Location: Oregon Zoo in Portland, OR; Packet pickup is inside the World Forestry Center’s Cheatham Hall

Date: Thursday, November 24, 2016

Time: 8:00am

The most popular ORRC race, the Columbia Bank / ORRC Turkey Trot at the Oregon Zoo is a multi-generational family event. Runners and walkers of all abilities love the 4-mile, untimed outing between the Oregon Zoo and the International Rose Gardens. Participants finish inside the zoo, much to the delight of two-legged and four-legged mammals alike and features three fun kids’ events.

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