The 41st Annual Webster Turkey Trot will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Webster Park.
The event is organized by YellowJacket Racing and Fleet Feet Sports.
The Webster Turkey Trot started in 1972 as a workout for the Webster cross-country team. This year, 5,727 participants have registered for the event.
David Boutillier has organized the race since 1998. He says, "This event has become such a part of not only our family's holiday, but thousands of other families as well. Webster Turkey Trot now reaches into various generations of families with grandparents, parents and children participating. The day is a very welcoming and heartwarming event to experience".
The event supports a variety of organizations including:
- Food drive for the Hope House
- Shoe collection for Cool Kidz
- Scholarships for high school cross country runners