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Race Preview: 2016 Clark County Turkey Trot and Polar Plunge

If you are looking for a way to give back to the Clark County community, register for the Clark County Turkey Trot 5K or 10K. 100% of the proceeds from this race go to benefit the Clark County Food Bank. Last year approximately 1200 racers provided the resources for 90,000 meals! This Thanksgiving morning race is designed to bring the community together to connect and to help others.

The fun doesn’t stop with the chip-timed Turkey Trot. Afterwards, get in on the traditional Polar Bear Plunge by jumping in to the icy cold water of the Klineline Pond – right near the start/finish line of the 5K and 10K races.

Bananas, bagels, donuts, coffee, and more will be available after the race. There will also be prizes for costumes, so don your favorite Thanksgiving or other creative costume for race day.

There is no day of race registration, so be sure to register for this event in advance.

Turkey Trot/Polar Bear Plunge Details

Date: Thursday, November 24 (Thanksgiving)

Times: 9:00 A.M. – 5K and 10K
10:00 A.M. – Polar Bear Plunge

Location: Salmon Creek Park, 1112 NE 117th St, Vancouver, WA

Entry Fees: $25 – 5K or 10K
$5 – Polar Bear Plunge

Race Website: Click Here

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About Annette Vaughan (317 Articles)
Annette Vaughan is a runner, personal trainer, and race director in Canby, Oregon. She began running at the age of 30 and became hooked after her first race (even though she is a self-proclaimed slow runner.) She enjoys small local races from 5Ks to half-marathons, with a 30K on the books as her longest run ever. She has also become a huge fan of obstacle course races and just can't get enough of them. Annette is the race director for Get A Clue Scavenger Race and owns a personal training studio in Canby. She believes in promoting movement, since our bodies were designed to move. The more we move, the better we move and function in everyday life.

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