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Registration under way for Turkey Trot 5K

Nov. 9, 2009

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University's 46th annual Turkey Trot 5K race will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. The event is open to all members of the WMU and local communities.

Register now (until 2 p.m. Nov. 19)
WMU Turkey Trot 2009

The non-certified Turkey Trot course winds around the campus, and starts and ends at the Student Recreation Center Indoor Tennis Courts. Check-in and race-day registration opens in the tennis courts at 7:30 a.m. Registration is $15 in advance and $20 on race day. Online registration ends at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19.

T-shirts and awards

All runners will receive a T-shirt and will be timed using chip technology provided by Great Lakes ChampionChip. Prizes will be awarded for both men and women in five-year age categories, as well as 14 and under and 60 and over.

Canned-food donations

Participants are encouraged to bring canned good donations to benefit Loaves and Fishes of Kalamazoo. Last year, participants contributed more than 800 pounds of food.

For more information and to register online, go to www.src.wmich.edu/im/turkeytrot.html or call the intramural office at (269) 387-3743.

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Media contact: Deanne Puca, (269) 387-8400, deanne.puca@wmich.edu

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