Sign up for one of these 5 Turkey Trots in Huntsville and North Alabama this year

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Are you a Turkey Trot family or no? (Emily Phillips / Hville Blast)

Do you want to move your feet before you eat this Thanksgiving? There’s no better way to do that than a Turkey Trot, and we’ve found 5 in North Alabama that support great local causes.

1. Crisis Services of North Alabama

Crisis Services of North Alabama supports domestic violence survivors in and around the Huntsville area. Their Turkey Trot runs through the campus at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

2. Theatre Turkey Trot

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Support the arts with a quick 5k. (Theatre Turkey Trot / Facebook)

Around the Curtain Children’s Theatre is hosting the Theatre Turkey Trot in South Huntsville this year. The race starts at Around the Curtain and runs through Aldridge Creek Greenway.

3. Turkey Trot of Morgan County (Decatur)

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Up for a trip to Decatur? (Turkey Trot of Morgan County / Facebook)

Support the United Way of Morgan County with a quick drive over the river to the Turkey Trot of Morgan County. The course goes through Downtown Decatur and the race features a 5k, 1-mile fun run, and a Crossfit 5k.

4. Trax4Max (Florence)

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Will you come home with a trophy? (Emily Phillips / Hville Blast)

Trax4Max is the one time a year I willingly lace up my running shoes. The course goes through Downtown Florence, including the beautiful campus at the University of North Alabama, and all proceeds benefit the YMCA of the Shoals. Come dressed in a Thanksgiving costume—you might just win a prize.

5. “Run It Off” Fun Run

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Hang with your friends at Fleet Feet on Black Friday. (Fleet Feet Huntsville / Facebook)

Want to run but can’t make a Thanksgiving Day event? No worries—join Fleet Feet at their Huntsville + Madison stores for a Black Friday fun run.

Will you be running this year? Share your Turkey Trot pics with us by tagging @hvilleblast and using #hvilleblast.

Emily Phillips
Emily Phillips
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