Registration Open for Wicomico’s Turkey Trek 5K


SALISBURY, MD – Start Thanksgiving with a run on the trails of Pemberton Historical Park at the 13th annual Turkey Trek 5K.

The race, organized by Wicomico County Recreation & Parks, is set for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25, at 8 a.m. Check-in begins at 7 a.m., and before the start, Kate James of Driven Physiotherapy will host a group warm-up.

“The Turkey Trek is the best way to start your Thanksgiving morning,” said Recreation Superintendent James Simmons. “Burn those calories and enjoy the scenery of the Pemberton Park trails before a full day of eating.”

There will be awards for the overall male and female winners and for first through third place male and female participants in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50-plus. Participants can dress up and try to earn the award for Best Thanksgiving Costume.

Registration is $35, and race proceeds go toward Pemberton Park Nature Camp and other environmental education programs. Register by Nov. 1 to be guaranteed a long-sleeved event shirt.

Pemberton Historical Park is located at 5561 Plantation Lane in Salisbury. Registration is available online at and in person at the Wicomico Civic Center box office (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.).

Runners participate in the 2020 Turkey Trek 5K. This year’s race is set for Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 25, at Pemberton Park.

Sign up by Nov. 1 to guarantee shirt

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