Registration Open for Wicomico’s Turkey Trek 5K

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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 www.PembertonPark.org 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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