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.
Runners also get the chance to check out the animals.
Sea otters, Asian elephants and California condors are three of the most iconic species at the Oregon Zoo.
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
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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