Turkey trot to take flight at G-AHS on Thanksgiving Day

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

The 11th annual Greencastle-Antrim Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk and 1K Kids’ Race, hosted by the Greencastle Flyers Track and Cross Country Club, will be held Thursday, Nov. 27 beginning at the high school campus and following nearby town streets. The kids’ race for children 9 and under is set for 8:30 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 9 a.m.

Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female champions and the top three finishers in each age group. There will be recognition in the masters division and for those wearing costumes.

The event will serve as a charitable canned food and sneaker collection.

Bring nonperishable canned food items and old running shoes for collection.

The 5K cost is $30. The 1K registration is $10. Medals will be awarded at the finish of the kids’ race. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the high school gymnasium.

Return checks and registration forms to: Rich Secrest, 14769 Bain Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236. Make checks payable to Greencastle Flyers.

Questions should be directed to Secrest at  greencastleflyers@gmail.com or 717-360-7557.

Race photos, a map and results will be posted at www.greencastleflyers.org

The event will be held rain or shine.