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Walk, Run or Trot this Thanksgiving Weekend!

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I plan to eat my face off on Turkey day.  Yes, you read that right.  I've been having dreams about mashed potatoes, butternut squash and gravy.  So I'm going to cook up a feast 70's style - nothing gourmet - shoepeg corn in butter sauce, frozen peas, cranberry relish, white rolls, chocolate pie (pudding and ready-made crust like my 90 year old Memere would make it) and a turkey the size of an overweight cat.  The only "fancy" will be the cheese we bought at Binny's (which I highly recommend you check out their cheese and meat selection).  Have I lost my mind?  No.  I'm going trot!  To help offset the good eats, I am doing a Thanksgiving day Turkey Trot and on Black Friday, I'm going to participate in the inaugural ChicagoNow Black Friday 5K and Food Drive!

You should do it too!!!
 
The details:  Black Friday 5K
Date of the Event:  Friday November 26, 2010
Cost:  FREE

Time of Event:
3:00 PM Run

Route:
Start at Fleet Feet Sports - Piper's Alley
1620 N. Wells St., Chicago, Illinois
The course head north along the running path towards Fullerton Ave and return.
Maps will be provided on the day of the event.

Charity Involvement:
Bring a can of Food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository
Your Can of food will also get you an additional 10% your Black Friday Purchase at Fleet Feet Sports
Bring a old race t-shirt for St Vincent DePaul
Bring gentle used shoes for Share Your Soles

Pre and Post Race:
A variety of refreshments will be provided to participants while supplies last
Water and Gatorade. Beer will be provided to those over the age of 21.


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3 Comments

thoughtsbybeth said:

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This is a great idea. I love the idea of being active and giving to charity.

EatRightAroundChicago said:

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You're so right! See you out there!

David Wallach said:

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Hi Beth. Looking forward to seeing you out there. Happy Thanksgiving and see you out there:)

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