thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 28, 2019

We want to wish everyone a very, very happy Thanksgiving. Since it’s that time of year for reflecting on what you’re thankful for, we’d like to thank you for helping our TrailblazerGirl site become such a success! And to our friends in Canada who celebrated their Thanksgiving in October, and to our friends in the […]

MCRR Turkey Burnoff

November 27, 2019

Coming November 30, 2019. OK, it’s almost a tradition to overeat on Thanksgiving, so how about making another tradition: work off some of those extra calories the day after? Then the MCRR Turkey Burnoff is just what you need! The Montgomery County Road Runners host a 5 and 10 mile race at Seneca Creek State […]

Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

November 26, 2019

Coming November 28, 2019. The largest timed Thanksgiving race in the United States. Join more than 25,000 trotters at the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot. Held in downtown San Jose, California, there’s a 5K, 10K and kids’ fun run which take runners and walkers through city streets on flat, paved roads. The race is in its 15th […]

Guelph Thanksgiving Day Races

October 9, 2019

Coming October 14, 2019. More than 100 years and still running! Yes, the Guelph Thanksgiving Day Races were founded in 1894, making them one of the 10 oldest road races in the world. Every Canadian Thanksgiving Day (that’s right, Canada has a Thanksgiving, and it came before the United State’s and is celebrated the second Monday of October), […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2018

We want to wish everyone a very, very happy Thanksgiving. Since it’s that time of year for reflecting on what you’re thankful for, we’d like to thank you for helping our TrailblazerGirl site become such a success! And to our friends in Canada who celebrated their Thanksgiving in October, and to our friends in the […]

Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, One Mile & 50m Dash

November 21, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Burn some calories before the eating begins! Enter the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, One Mile, or 50m Dash, a collection of festive, fun races in Atlanta, Georgia. The Half Marathon race is one of the largest half marathons in the United States, and it starts just outside the iconic […]

Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

November 20, 2018

Coming November 23, 2018. Here’s a smart idea for working off those extra pounds from your Thanksgiving feast! Join the Amherst Junior Women’s Club for their 18th annual Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run! The course takes you through the historic Amherst village area, a scenic route that is stroller friendly. There will […]

El Tour de Tucson

November 7, 2018

Coming November 17, 2018. Arizona’s largest and longest-running bicycle race. It’s El Tour de Tucson, held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving! Attracting over 9,000 cyclists to the Tucson area, this fund raising adventure ride helped to put Tucson on the map for bicycle-loving adventurers. This year marks the 36th annual event, with cyclists choosing from […]

Turkey Trot 10-Mile Training Run

November 6, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Burn those calories for your Thanksgiving feast at the Turkey Trot 10-Mile Training Run! Presented by the Honolulu Marathon Clinic, this popular race is designed to prepare to complete a marathon. Instead of the usual fastest runner wins, this one declares the winner as the runner who finish closest to their […]

Troy Turkey Trot

November 5, 2018

Coming November 22, 2018. Gobble, gobble! Founded in 1916 as a remembrance run for veterans, the Troy Turkey Trot is one of the largest and oldest road race in the United States (12th!) and 64th oldest in the world.  It’s held Thanksgiving morning in Troy, New York, just north of Albany and features four events: the […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23, 2017

We want to wish everyone a very, very happy Thanksgiving. Thank you also for helping our TrailblazerGirl site become such a success. And to our friends in Canada who celebrated their Thanksgiving in October, and to our friends in the UK and Japan and The Netherlands and all over the world who have had or […]

Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot

November 22, 2017

Coming November 23, 2017. They set the record back in 2011! Yes, the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot set the official Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as turkeys with 661 runners. Gobble, gobble! This year they will be celebrating their golden anniversary with 50 years for this popular event on Thanksgiving Day. […]

Granville Island Turkey Trot

September 20, 2017

Coming October 9, 2017.  Celebrate Thanksgiving next month with the Granville Island Turkey Trot. Yes, next month, the second Monday of October to be exact, is when Thanksgiving is celebrated in Canada and like celebrations here in the United States, it celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year with family feasts including turkey, […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2016

We want to wish everyone a very, very happy Thanksgiving. Thank you also for helping our TrailblazerGirl site become such a success. And to our friends in Canada who celebrated their Thanksgiving in October, and to our friends in the UK and Japan and The Netherlands and all over the world who have had or […]

Gig Harbor Turkey Trot

November 23, 2016

Coming November 24, 2016. Awarded one of the best small towns in America, Gig Harbor hosts a popular Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. Before you settle down to partake of your turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie, work off some of those anticipated calories with a 5K or 10K race. The course takes you along […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25, 2015

We want to wish everyone a very, very happy Thanksgiving. Thank you also for helping our TrailblazerGirl site become such a success. And to our friends in Canada who celebrated their Thanksgiving in October, and to our friends in the UK and Japan and The Netherlands and all over the world who have had or […]

Plymouth Rock ‘n’ Run 5K/10K

November 24, 2015

Coming November 26, 2015. Another in our series of Thanksgiving Day runs to help you “get in shape” for the eating festivities! This is the Plymouth Rock ‘n’ Run 5K/10K in North Orange County, California. Both the 5K and 10K course are run over varied terrain (paved roads, trails, and gravel) that is generally pretty […]

Pilgrim 5K at Thanksgiving Point

November 23, 2015

Coming November 26, 2015. It’s Thanksgiving week…time for turkeys, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and how about a run? Check out the Pilgrim 5K at Thanksgiving Point, about half-way between Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah. They provide the pilgrim wear: buckle hat or bonnet and a long-sleeved, cotton tee styled to look like a pilgrim’s jacket […]

Aspen Winternational

October 27, 2015

Coming November 28, 2015. It’s almost ski season! What better way to kick it off than with Winternational at Aspen Mountain. View the world’s fastest women skiers competing over the Thanksgiving weekend in this beautiful Colorado mountain town. The US Ski Team will be around for autograph signing on Friday, then the excitement begins with […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 2014

We want to wish everyone a very, very happy Thanksgiving. Thank you also for helping our TrailblazerGirl site become such a success. And to our friends in Canada who celebrated their Thanksgiving in October, and to our friends in the UK and Japan and The Netherlands and all over the world who have had or […]

Father Joe’s Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K Run, San Diego, CA

November 26, 2014

Coming November 27, 2014. Gobble, gobble! It’s almost Turkey Day so consider a fun 5K run to help burn off calories from the anticipated overeating! The Father Joe’s Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K Run in sunny San Diego, California starts and finishes at Balboa Park and has been very popular with more than 10K participants in […]

W&S Thanksgiving Day Race, Cincinnati, OH

November 26, 2014

Coming November 27, 2014. The oldest road race in the Midwest and at 105 years old, the third oldest in the nation. Get your family together and enter the W&S Thanksgiving Day Race in Cincinnati, Ohio. With an average starting temperature of 50 degrees, you’ll have ideal weather for this 10K run (or walk) through […]

Okanagan Marathon, Canada

October 10, 2014

Coming October 11, 2014. In honor of our friends to the north, we’re featuring the Okanagan Marathon this Thanksgiving weekend! Yes, it’s Thanksgiving weekend for our Canadian TrailblazerGirls! Did you know that the very first Thanksgiving celebration in North America happened in Canada in 1578? It occurs every second Monday in October and celebrates the […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2013

We want to wish everyone a very, very happy Thanksgiving. Thank you also for helping our TrailblazerGirl site become such a success. And to our friends in Canada who celebrated their Thanksgiving in October, and to our friends in the UK and Japan and The Netherlands and all over the world who have had or […]