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3 Turkey Trots taking place in Austin this year

It’s not too late to sign up for these local Thanksgiving Day races.

A crowd of runners passing under a banner for the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot

The downtown Austin ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot draws in an estimated 20,000 participants each year.

Photo by Mike Haggerty, courtesy ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot

If you’re inspired to run, walk, or trot while your family and friends are visiting this holiday, check out these Thanksgiving turkey trots happening around Austin. 🦃

Thanksgiving turkey trots

🦃 ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot | Thursday, Nov. 24 | 8:45 a.m. | The Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Dr. | $15+ | This 30-year-old Thanksgiving Day run benefits Caritas of Austin, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Austinites experiencing homelessness.

🦃 2022 Hill Country Turkey Trot | Thursday, Nov. 24 | 8:30 a.m. | The Hills Country Club, 26 Club Estates Pkwy. | $35+ | Run a 5K or a one mile “Puffin’ for Stuffin’” race at this event benefiting Lake Travis schools.

🦃 Shady Hollow Turkey Trot | Thursday, Nov. 24 | 8:30 a.m. | Gatling Gun Park, 11403 Gatling Gun Ln. | Free | This family-friendly race is free, but organizers are accepting donations for local families in need.