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Annual LARS Turkey Trot scheduled for Thanksgiving morning

Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services' ninth annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5k and 1-mile historical fun walk will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28 outside First United Methodist Church of Laurel, 424 Main St.

The historical fun walk, sponsored by the Laurel Historical Society, begins at 8: 05 a.m.

Registration fee is $30 for each runner or walker age 18 and over, if registered before Nov. 17, and $35 if registered after Nov. 17. Registration for youth under 18 is $25. Registration will also be held at the race, beginning at 7 a.m.

Pre-registration and packet pick-up will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 3-6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church.

To register online, go to Paper registration forms can be downloaded on the LARS website at The first 750 participants to pick up race day bags will receive a commemorative race T-shirt.

The course is USATF certified, and chip timing will be provided for all runners. The race/walk is held rain or shine, and there are no refunds. No pets are allowed; strollers are permitted.

For information, call 301-776-0442 Ext. 27 or email


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