Turkey Trot Results 2009: Winners, Photos and Videos
Thanksgiving is a time for eating turkey (or tofurkey), meeting with your friends and family, taking the day off work, and taking the time to give thanks for the things in your life for which you are grateful.
However, for many Americans, it's also the time for the Turkey Trot, a fun run that is meant to help you burn off those calories from the Thanksgiving meal, and many attract tens of thousands of runners. Some are also used to raise money for local charities.
Here are the winners from some of the big Turkey Trot runs held this Thanksgiving 2009:
Dallas Turkey Trot 2009:
35,000 runners registered for the event. The winners were:
Scott MacPherson: 38 mins 47 seconds
Melisa Christian: 46 mins 29 seconds
Detriot Turkey Trot 2009:
14,700 runners registered for the event. The winners were:
Sage Canaday: 31 mins 11 seconds.
Dot McMahan: 35 minutes 38 seconds
St. Petersburg Turkey Trot 2009:
Resutls from the 10K: The winners were:
Tony Nicolosi: 31 mins 43 seconds
Christa Benton: 35 mins 43 seconds
Results from the 5K: The winners were:
Russell Snyder: 15 mins 10 seconds
Jacki Wachtel: 18 mins 6 seconds
Miamisburg Turkey Trot 2009:
There were two events, a five mile run/walk, and a one mile fun run/walk. The winners for the 5K were:
Buffalo Turkey Trot 2009:
About 12,000 runner registered for this event. The winners were:
Dennis Pollow: 24 minutes 52 seconds
Maura Frauenhofer: 29 minutes 6 seconds.
Oglesby St. Louis Turkey Trot 2009:
893 runners ran this 3 mile race. The winners were:
Ryan Giuliano: 15 mins 21 seconds.
Julie Zehr: 18 mins 7 seconds
We will add more results when they come in.
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