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.
Here’s a video with all the sights and sounds of last year’s Turkey Trot.
Date: Thursday, November 24, 2016
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.