Registration open for Loveland Turkey Trot
LOVELAND, Colo. (Sept. 19, 2011) --- The 10th Annual Loveland Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving morning – a great way to start the Thanksgiving Holiday.
The race begins on Hoffman Drive just north of McKee Medical Center and proceeds north to 37th Street to the bike path at Boyd Lake. It then turns south and heads back to 18th street where it finishes at McKee Medical Center. This route is wide open and beautiful, offering a great run for more than 1,600 Loveland residents who value fitness and family time before the big feast. The Turkey Trot is a 3.1-mile run/walk, and is the perfect way to spend time with family and friends.
The 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m. and individuals may register early for the Turkey Trot through Sept. 30 online at Active.com or by printing a registration form at McKeeFoundation.com and mailing it in.
Race fees are $20 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under through Sept. 30. After Sept. 30, race fees are $25 for adults and $13 for kids 12 and under. Race day fees are $35 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under. Team registrations of three racers or more are $20 each before Nov. 24 and $30 after. All participants will receive a t-shirt.
Prizes will go to the top overall male and female and male and female Masters runners along with the top three in each age group. Prizes for Largest Team and Best Team Time will also be awarded. Door prizes donated by area businesses will be given away during the awards ceremony.
One hundred percent of race fees and sponsorship contributions benefit the Stepping Stones Adult Day Program at McKee Medical Center. The Stepping Stones Adult Day Program provides participants an opportunity to socialize, build friendships, and enjoy stimulating activities in a safe, caring environment. By tailoring activities to meet individual’s specific needs, Stepping Stones becomes a place where dignity, confidence, security and independence are assured, giving participants new levels of freedom and enhancing their quality of life.
The McKee Medical Center Foundation raises funds and friends for the health and wellness of the Loveland community. We exist to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.