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When is the 2017 Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K and 10K in Melbourne FL?

Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K and 10K 2017 Date, Time and Location Info

There’s nothing quite like engorging yourself with food on Thanksgiving, but we can probably all admit to feeling a little guilty when we go back for that third plate or second piece of pie. You can all enjoy a guiltless Thanksgiving feast by participating in the 2017 Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K and 10K beforehand. In fact, after running a 5K or 10K that morning, no one will look at you strangely when you go back to fill your plate with all the Thanksgiving fixings over and over again. When is this year’s Space Coast Turkey Trot you ask? You can find that out right here as we go over its date, time and location information.

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2017 Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K and 10K Start Time and Other ActivitiesSpace Coast Turkey Trot 5K and 10K Logo of a turkey running with a pie

The 2017 Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K and 10K will take place at 7:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23) at the Front Street Civic Center (2205 Front Street) right here in Melbourne, FL. Both races will kick off at the same time, though there is a different route for the 5K and 10K races. But the run isn’t the only exciting activity taking place during the Turkey Trot. As always, Mr. Gobbles will be there to cheer everyone on, and the Stuffed Turkey Awards will once again be handed out to the top finishers. Other activities and perks include a Thanksgiving themed costume contest, a commemorative Thanksgiving technical running hat, and a light breakfast after the race. New this year is the Pumpkin Pie Challenge; during which a total of 300 pumpkin pies will be given out. Anyone who finishes the 5K in under 28 minutes and anyone who finishes the 10K in under 50 minutes will get a free pumpkin pie for as long as supplies last.

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