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Thousands Race in Iowa’s Biggest Thanksgiving Day Event

Thousands Race in Iowa's Biggest Thanksgiving Day Event While many Iowa families gather through this weekend to celebrate Thanksgiving in traditional ways with food and family, thousands of people take to the streets in Des Moines' 8th Annual Turkey Trot. Some 5,000 athletes from 38 states and three countries converge on Iowa's capital city on Thanksgiving morning to run in the Turkey Trot. Michael Zimmerman, director of Rip Roar Events and the Turkey Trot promoter, said Thanksgiving is the busiest running event of the year in the area, based on the number of participants who enter. ...(Read More)

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