Turkey Trot 2011 at Granville Island

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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)
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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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17 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. mingMonday, October 3rd, 2011 — 3:00pm PDT

    I loooove a good stuffing!

  2. NatalieMonday, October 3rd, 2011 — 4:17pm PDT

    Love baked sweet potatoes! :d MMmmmm

  3. DaeMonday, October 3rd, 2011 — 4:19pm PDT

    I absolutely LOVE turkey . That simple!

  4. JessicaMonday, October 3rd, 2011 — 7:22pm PDT

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

  5. Erin KnowltonMonday, October 3rd, 2011 — 9:22pm PDT

    my favorite is the stuffing from the turkey

  6. CathyMonday, October 3rd, 2011 — 10:10pm PDT

    MASHED POTATOES!!! You have to love potatoes!

  7. KarenTuesday, October 4th, 2011 — 7:07am PDT

    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. EmmaTuesday, October 4th, 2011 — 8:43am PDT

    Pureed squash with maple syrup…

  9. AllyTuesday, October 4th, 2011 — 1:38pm PDT

    mashed potatoes! 🙂

  10. stephanieTuesday, October 4th, 2011 — 4:36pm PDT

    My moms sweet potatoes!

  11. alice irwinTuesday, October 4th, 2011 — 10:08pm PDT

    spuds – roasted, boiled or mashed YUM

  12. Alice FarrowWednesday, October 5th, 2011 — 10:40am PDT

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

  13. StephanieWednesday, October 5th, 2011 — 1:55pm PDT

    Pumpkin Pie with fresh whipped cream!

  14. Kristen BurmWednesday, October 5th, 2011 — 2:32pm PDT

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

  15. FayWednesday, October 5th, 2011 — 8:52pm PDT

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

  16. JimWednesday, October 5th, 2011 — 9:45pm PDT

    Can’t get enough stuffing!

  17. RubyThursday, October 6th, 2011 — 7:31am PDT


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