Turkey Trot Draws in More than a Thousand Participants

Turkey Trot Draws in More than a Thousand Participants

Were you turkey enough to get up and out Thanksgiving morning? More than a thousand runners participated in this year's Turkey Trot at Hagerstown Community College
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Were you turkey enough to get up and out Thanksgiving morning? More than a thousand runners participated in this year's Turkey Trot at Hagerstown Community College.

"It's nice. Everybody's cold but everybody's having a good time," says Derreck Herbst, a turkey trotter.

Many say the 5K race is considered a Washington County tradition, while also benefiting students at the College.

It's also a tradition for families who enjoy a good morning workout.

"We do this every year. My daughter started it, she's ten. Every year we try to beat her score from last time," says Todd Anderson, a turkey trotter.

"Here to visit family. Great to get out and get some exercise do something early in the morning to kick the day off," says Herbst.

A day stuffed with thanks, giving, and a little running before enjoying delicious plates later.
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