8 Fun Things To Do In November

Holiday markets, fun runs and plenty of eating and drinking.

Arlington Turkey Trot website photo

6. Earn your Thanksgiving calories at the Arlington Turkey Trot.

If your Thanksgiving plans include consuming your body weight in mashed potatoes, why not preemptively burn a few calories for a good cause? An annual tradition, the Arlington Turkey Trot is a non-competitive 5K held at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning.  Families are welcome to bring strollers, children of all ages and even dogs, and some runners show up in costumes. Advance registration required (see the race’s website): $45 for adults, $25 for children, and free for children ages six and under. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Arlington Food Assistance Center, A-SPAN and Arlington Thrive.

Date: Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22

Location: Course begins at Christ Church of Arlington, 3020 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington


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