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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 […]

Run to Feed the Hungry, Sacramento, California

November 27, 2013

Coming November 28, 2013. The LARGEST Thanksgiving Day race in the country! Run to Feed the Hungry in Sacramento, California is estimated to have nearly 30,000 runners this year. Participate in either the 10K run or 5K run/walk and help raise money for the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. A great way to start […]

YMCA Turkey Trot, Buffalo, NY

November 27, 2013

Coming November 28, 2013. The OLDEST consecutively run footrace in North America! The YMCA Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving Day in Buffalo, New York was established in 1896 and is only 5 months older than the Boston Marathon launched in April 1897. It’s a fun, 8K route that you can run, walk, or jog. Though […]

Las Vegas Turkey Trot – Six Tunnels to Hoover Dam

November 4, 2013

Coming November 28, 2013. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas! So go ahead and put on that turkey costume for the Las Vegas Turkey Trot – Six Tunnels to Hoover Dam! Get up and at ‘eh on Thanksgiving morning with this 1 mile, 5K or 12K fun run with fantastic views of Lake Mead […]

Ottawa Fall Colours Marathon

October 10, 2013

Coming October 13, 2013. As a nod to our Canadian TrailblazerGirls, the Ottawa Fall Colours Marathon will allow you to alleviate the worry of some of those extra calories that you’ll be noshing on the next day at Thanksgiving dinner. Held at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, you’ll have a wonderful country village setting with […]

Granville Island Turkey Trot

October 10, 2013

Coming October 14, 2013. Gobble, gobble! The Granville Island Turkey Trot is a great way to start off your Canadian Thanksgiving Day. The 10 km course is a flat, picturesque route starting at Granville Island, over the Burrard Bridge to the north side of the Sea Wall, then back along the sound side of the […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2012

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 Thanksgiving Day Pilgrim 5K Run and Walk

November 21, 2012

Coming Nov 22, 2012. Where else but Plymouth? The Thanksgiving Day Pilgrim 5K is an exciting race down Old Sandwich Road, which was constructed in 1630, making it the first true public road in America. It’s a stunningly scenic course which travels on the same dirt where the Pilgrims traveled in days of old right […]

Turkey Tri & Pumpkin Pie Kids Duathlon, San Dimas

November 21, 2012

Coming Nov 25, 2012. Hey, it’s Thanksgiving in the the US tomorrow, and what would TrailblazerGirl do? Well, she’d wait a few days to recover from the calorie shock and then on Sunday she’d burn away those calories at the Turkey Tri & Pumpkin Pie Kids Duathlon in San Dimas, California. The triathlon consists of […]