Turkey Trot 2011 at Granville Island

Monday, October 3rd, 2011 — 2:10pm PDT
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The Turkey Trot is back this Thanksgiving Monday (October 11, 2011) starting off at Granville Island. Before you fill your belly with turkey (tofurkey or even turducken) head out for a 10km run in support of the Food Bank.

Photo courtesy of the Turkey Trot

What A 10km run, walk, or stroll
Where Start line is at 1360 Johnston Street on Granville Island
When Thanksgiving, Monday October 10, 2011 at 8:30am

The run is ideal for families who want to get out and support a cause together. It’s also limited to 2,000 participants so the group can get through the False Creek neigbourhood course with ease. Registration is currently open for $45 (adults) and $25 (youth & younger). Your registration includes timing chip, gourmet food and live entertainment following the Turkey Trot, prizes for top finishers, and more.

Support the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society by bringing non-perishable food items or making a cash donation upon registration.

If you would like to participate in the Turkey Trot, Urban Rec Vancouver has offered up an entry for giveawy. Here’s how you can enter to win a spot in the Turkey Trot:

  • Leave a comment here with your favourite Thanksgiving dinner menu item (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
I entered to win #TurkeyTrot registration from @Urban_Rec & @Miss604 http://ow.ly/6MeQx

I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 10:00am.

Update The winner is Emma!

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  1. ming says:

    I loooove a good stuffing!

  2. Natalie says:

    Love baked sweet potatoes! :d MMmmmm

  3. Dae says:

    I absolutely LOVE turkey . That simple!

  4. Jessica says:

    Mine probably would be stuffing as well! if its seasoned right, its amazing!

  5. Erin Knowlton says:

    my favorite is the stuffing from the turkey

  6. Cathy says:

    MASHED POTATOES!!! You have to love potatoes!

  7. Karen says:

    My family has this traditional white-trash dish: chopped apples in whipped cream

    It’s also tradition to forget it in the fridge until the meal is over… sigh

  8. Emma says:

    Pureed squash with maple syrup…

  9. Ally says:

    mashed potatoes! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. stephanie says:

    My moms sweet potatoes!

  11. alice irwin says:

    spuds – roasted, boiled or mashed YUM

  12. Alice Farrow says:

    Complete homemade organic pumpkin pie with that yummy, flaky crust!

  13. Stephanie says:

    Pumpkin Pie with fresh whipped cream!

  14. Kristen Burm says:

    My favorite food for thanksgiving is my mom’s mashed potatoes!

  15. Fay says:

    This will only be my second thanksgiving, but I love the stuffing too!

  16. Jim says:

    Can’t get enough stuffing!

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