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Turkey Trot Hits its Stride Downtown

The 45th annual Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot will begin at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, starting and ending at the Dallas City Hall Plaza, 1500 Marilla Street. The Turkey Trot is the largest Thanksgiving Day event of its kind in the country, drawing a record 36,820 participants in 2011 and setting a world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as turkeys.

This year, participants have the option of being timed on either the eight-mile or 5K events. The Turkey Trot is a YMCA tradition that draws people from all over the country each year. ThereDallas Turkey Trot are fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, including clowns, pony rides, bounce houses, live musical entertainment and more. The Dallas YMCA supports strong kids, strong families and strong communities, all of which are represented at the Trot.

For more information, call 214-954-0500 or visit [email protected].

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