“I live in Minnesota but every year I come home to be with my family for Thanksgiving. Every year we wake up and do the Turkey Trot! It’s great for the whole family and we wouldn’t miss it.” Julie, Minneapolis, MN.

“My family drives down south every year for the holidays but Thanksgiving, that’s all about Elmhurst! Every year my aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents come to town for the Turkey Trot, it’s tradition!” Sarah, Lombard, IL.

“I can’t think of a better way to start Thanksgiving Day off than to help those who struggle to feed their families.” Jake, Elmhurst, IL.

“My friends and I get up every Thanksgiving morning to dress up like Turkeys and do the Turkey Trot! We have fun with it and are happy knowing we’re helping feed those in need.” Scott, Elmhurst, IL.

“My cousins live in Elmhurst and we go there for Thanksgiving dinner every year. I always get there the night before so I can wake up and do the Turkey Trot with them!” Jessica, Chicago, IL.

“My dad and I make it a competition every year, whoever has the best time doesn’t have to carve the turkey!” Matt, Elmhurst, IL.

“The Turkey Trot has become a traditional part of my family’s Thanksgiving Day. We wake up and go as a family, it gets us moving and awake and we get home ready to start Thanksgiving dinner!” Laura, Lombard, IL.

“I grew up in Elmhurst and my parents still live there. I always get in early so I can wake up and do the Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning!” Joe, Los Angeles, CA.

“I can’t remember a year when I didn’t get up to do the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. It’s as much a part of my Thanksgiving as the turkey is!” Amy, Chicago, IL.

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