Location of the annual Turkey Trot 5K Run moved due to flooding

Due to flooding at McAllister Park along the Wabash River, the location has been changed for a local holiday tradition.

Posted: Nov 20, 2017 2:36 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Due to flooding at McAllister Park along the Wabash River, the location has been changed for a local holiday tradition.

The annual Turkey Trot 5K race will now be held at Cattail Trail in West Lafayette. The trail goes through the Celery Bog Nature Area. The parking lot of the West Lafayette Walmart will be the staging area.

The race begins at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Last year about 400 runners braved the chilly weather to raise money for Lafayette Urban Ministry.

The race begins at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving. Check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. The cost is $35 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under. To register, click here.

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