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Small Race Preview: 2019 Baker City Turkey Trot

The Baker City Turkey Trot is the 12th Annual Run/Walk to Feed the Hungry, hosted by The Northeast Oregon Compassion Center. The NOCC is a faith-based non-profit that desires to serve the needs of the community. Participants are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item with them on race day to help refill their local food bank.

This 5K starts on Main Street and makes its way through quiet neighborhood streets before circling back to the start/finish.

If you have a group of 5-10, you can choose to run in the Team Category, which will save you some money on your registration fee. Team costumes are encouraged, as are costumes for individual runners.

There will be prizes awarded to the top 3 overall, men, and women, as well as the top 3 in the team category. Best costume will also be awarded a prize. Water, Sorbenots coffee and hot chocolate will be available at the finish line.

Register early to secure your race t-shirt and don’t forget to bring a non-perishable food item (or items) to help out the hungry.

Baker City Turkey Trot Detail

Date: Thursday, November 28

Time: 9:00 A.M.

Location: Kicks Sportwear, 1801 Main St., Baker City

Entry Fees: 

  • $25 – 5K
  • $15 – 5K Team (per person)

Race Website: Click Here

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About Annette Vaughan (457 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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