Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away, which means delicious food and family time–and racing! Turkey trots and Thanksgiving-themed runs take place all across Michigan, with some starting this weekend and many others happening on Thanksgiving morning.
Heather and her dad at the 2015 Traverse City Turkey Trot.
Heather and her dad at the 2015 Traverse City Turkey Trot.

Heather shares her family’s tradition of running their local turkey trot, the Traverse City Turkey Trot 5K (there’s also a 5-mile option), and is joined by northern Michigan runner and race director Michelle Elliott to talk about this year’s event that starts and ends at Thirlby Field. {Special Race Savings! Use the code MIRUNNERGIRL to save 10% your entire cart. Register for the race here »

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You’ll also hear from Jenae Schultheiss, race director of the Gobble Wobble, a fun run now in its 9th year that raises funds for area children. The show’s regular upcoming race segment highlights turkey trots and includes a few race discount codes.
Also featured on this show: an upcoming pre-order holiday sale on MRG clothing AND save-the-date info on the 2nd annual Michigan Runner Girl Weekend taking place up north this coming spring. (Learn more about the first-ever MRG Weekend in this post here » More details on the 2017 event coming soon!)

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