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Thankful 5K 3rd Annual Run/Walk

The Thankful 5K Run/Walk, 3rd Annual, will be held Thanksgiving Day, Thursday,  Nov. 28,

2019 at the Berkshire Running Center, 34 Depot Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

The family-friendly race will consist of six laps of a roughly half mile loop.  Timing will be provided by the Berkshire Running Center, but runners will be responsible for their own lap count.

Entry for the race is free but participants must pre-register online or get printout entry forms at There will be no registration on race day.

For a donation of $20 or more, entrants will receive a Thankful Beanie winter hat. All participants are also asked to bring a non-perishable food item which will go to the St. Joseph’s Food Pantry.


Wednesday November 27th

10:00 am – 6:00 pm   Bib number and Beanie pick up will be at Berkshire Running Center.

Thursday November 28th:

7:00-7:45 am  Race number and beanie pickup. Remember, no race day registration!

8:00 am  Race/Walk begins

Go home and Happy Thanksgiving!

Proceeds from the donations and beanie sales will benefit St Joseph’s Food Pantry.

For more information about the race visit, email or call (413) 344-4472.

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Goshen Turkey Trot 10K Road Race

The Goshen Turkey Trot 10K Road Race will be held Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 at the Goshen Fairgrounds, Route 63, Goshen, CT. There is plenty of parking at the Goshen Fairgrounds.

The race, which is sponsored by the Goshen Running Club, will celebrate its 42nd year. This is a rain or shine event. Walkers are welcome. This is a hilly course with a combination of dirt roads and Goshen Running ClubGasphalt.

The entry fee is $30 per person pre- registered  by November 14th, and $35 after November 14th and on race day.

Pre-registration is advised to get a T shirt.

Register online at or

The Race Day schedule is as follows:

7:00-8:30 am  Packet pickup and race day registration

9:00 am  Race begins

Awards, apple cider, donuts and bonfire after race.

Awards include the Laschever Memorial trophy to the first male and female finisher; awards to the Gtop three overall male and female finishers; turkeys to the first Goshen resident finishers male and female and ribbons, pies and gift certificates to the first three finishers in each of nine age divisions.

For more information visit

Proceeds from the race will “support a variety of local community-based charities and programs”.

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

  • Sunset Meadows Vineyard
  • Mirror Polishing & Plating Inc. 
  • Milk House Chocolates 
  • Goshen Stampede 
  • Goshen Wine & Spirits, Inc. 
  • Lane & Lane, Attorneys at Law Octet Partners LLC 
  • Lead Change Racing 
  • Sportsmen’s of Litchfield 
  • Torrington Savings Bank
  • Angevine Farm 
  • Bantam & Northville Markets 
  • Clifford A. Cooper, Architecture 
  • E.J. Murphy Realty 
  • Litchfield Bancorp 
  • Kimball, Paris and Gugliotti, P.C. 
  • Paul H. Foeller O.D. 
  • HTH Automatic Sprinkler 
  • Merrell 
  • Nodine’s Smokehouse 
  • Perry Excavating, LLC 
  • Thomas Custom Builder 
  • Union Savings Bank 
  • Gallo Co. of Litchfield
  • Canine Sports Center
  • Ducci Kitchens, Inc.
  • Fay & Wright Excavating
  • George C. Colby Excavators
  • Goshen Electric
  • Mary Stuart House
  • Northwest Concrete
  • Spring Valley Building Co.


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Ferncliff Forest 5K Turkey Trot

The Ferncliff Forest 5K Turkey Trot will be held Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 at the Baptist Church, Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572.

The race, which is sponsored by  Ferncliff Forest, is a run/walk event.

Walkers, strollers and well behaved dogs welcome.

Pre-register at

The age-related, early registration entry fees are as follows: Adults $25; age 11-17 $20; age 10 and under $10. Note: there is an additional signup fee of $2.50.

After Nov. 18th the fee increases to $35 for adults, children and senior fees remain the same.

Race Day schedule:

Wed., Nov. 27th

4:30-6:30  pm  Bib pick up and late registration at Rhinebeck Bagels, 31 W. Market St., Rhinebeck.

Thurs., Nov. 28th

7:00  am  Registration, Bib pick up at Baptist Church, Montgomery St.

8:00 am race begins

8:50 am  Awards and light refreshments (bananas, bagels, drinks) .

Awards will go to the top three overall finishers, male and female; top three male and female finishers in nine age groups and prize for best Thanksgiving-themed costume.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Ferncliff Forest, funding projects and operating expenses. To learn more about Ferncliff Forest visit

For more information about the race email

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