Elmwood Park, NJ—In the spirit of the holiday season, companies are spreading cheer by offering virtual Turkey Trots that promote health and wellness vibes for Thanksgiving weekend.
First up, Dr. Praeger’s announced that it will send its new Perfect Turk’y Burgers to anyone who runs on Thanksgiving Day. Interested runners can participate in the company’s virtual Turkey Trot and enter to win their Perfect Turk’y Burgers, by posting a picture of themselves running to their public Instagram feed with @drpraegers, #drpraegers and #trottinforturky tags. Entries will be accepted from Wednesday, November 25 to Sunday, November 29, 2020.
Second, Reed’s Inc. is sponsoring the “World’s Best Turkey Trot”—a virtual 1M, 5K and 10K race that brings a new running tradition to the Thanksgiving weekend. The virtual race will be held from November 25th – 28th and registered runners are invited to participate anywhere and upload their tracked mileage to a custom race dashboard. Runners can compete for awards and prizes on a virtual leaderboard, as well as receive the inaugural “World’s Best Turkey Trot” race kit. A portion of the proceeds from the race will go to support the World Food Program USA, in partnership with Charity Miles, based on the total miles run.
“Turkey Trots have become an essential part of the Thanksgiving holiday. Now, with the WBTT, runners and families have a safe and virtual format so they can ‘trot’ anywhere they want,” said Matt Linick, Race Director, in a press release. “We are excited to bring together communities and share a “new way” to tradition this year and raise money for a great charity at the same time.”
Through November 29, 2020, trot enthusiasts nationwide can enter the “World’s Best Turkey Trot” sweepstakes for a chance to win. The company will be giving away a Reed’s Ginger Binge Box, along with a $100 Therapist Preferred Gift Card, JBL Endurance Peak Waterproof Headphones, “World’s Best Turkey Trot” long sleeve t-shirt, compression socks and an inflatable turkey to get into the holiday spirit.
For more information on the “World’s Best Turkey Trot,” or to register for participation, please visit the “World’s Best Turkey Trot” website, as well as its Instagram and Facebook (@worldsbestturkeytrot).