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Anyone For A Turkey Trot?

Dreading the calories of that delectable Thanksgiving feast? Wake up and head out to support one of two “Turkey Trots” Thanksgiving morning.

In Murphys, registration for the annual Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot starts at 8 a.m. in Murphys Park. Opt to walk or run your choice of the 2.6 or 5-mile courses through town. Strollers and dogs are welcome. The entry fee, at least one can of nonperishable food for the Calaveras Resource Connection Food Bank. T-shirts, which also support the cause, will be available for purchase as well for $20.

The Valley Springs Optimist Club’s Turkey Trot registration closed November 20. Participant check in begins at 7 a.m. Runners and walkers will circle a course that begins and ends at Valley Springs Youth Center (201 Pine Street). The public is invited to bring canned items for Resource Connection Food Bank and cheer on the participants.