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Turkeyfoot Trot 5K is Back for 10th Year

St. Vincent de Paul in Northern Kentucky will host the 10th annual Turkeyfoot Trot 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, November 11 at 9 a.m.

It begins and ends at St. Barbara Church in Erlanger.

The race is presented by Dorning Supply Company, St. Elizabeth Physicians, Pat and Dennis Coyne, and Tri-State Running Company. All proceeds support St. Vincent de Paul programs in Northern Kentucky.

"We are very excited to host this event for the 10th year,” said event chair Karen Minzner. “Our goal this year is to grow the number of participants in this fun event. We invite everyone to come out and run or walk.  It’s a great way for the entire family to kick off the holiday season by supporting those in need.”

The family-friendly event will include many activities that both children and adults will enjoy such as chip timing, a children’s fun run, door prizes and great food after the race from Chick-fil-A, Izzy’s, Salvadore’s Pizzeria, Black Beauty BBQ, and more. John Lomax, anchor of Good Morning Cincinnati on WKRC/Channel 12, will be emceeing the event and there will be a special appearance from Santa.

Pre-registration is now available online at www.sprunning.com through Monday, November 6. Pre-registration fees for the 5K are $25 and include a shirt. In-person registration is an option at Tri-State Running Company during packet pick-up week (includes a shirt while supplies last). Additionally, race day registration will start at 7:30 a.m. in the church hall.  Race day registration fees are $30.00 for the 5K (includes shirt while supplies last). Awards will be given in a variety of categories.

“By sponsoring, volunteering or participating, you can give hope to those in need during this special time of year,” said Karen Zengel, executive director of St. Vincent de Paul – Northern Kentucky.

For more information about the race or to sponsor go to www.turkeyfoottrot.com or contact Lou Settle with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul at 859-446-7727 or [email protected]  

-Becca Wallace, RCN Intern

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