Thanksgiving and nearing the end of fall brings with it some popular area races. Here’s the breakdown.
TURKEY TROT 5K/10K – SATURDAY, NOV. 22
At Handloff Park, Barksdale Road, Newark. 9 a.m. (10K); 10:15 a.m. (5K). Entry is $20 until Nov. 19; $25 thereafter, including race day starting at 8 a.m. $25/$30 if running both distances. Amenities include long-sleeve T-shirts to first 500 entrants, refreshments, raffle. Awards to overall male and female champions and top three in 10-year age groups. Register at Register now.
PNC BANK RUN FOR MS 5K/10K – THURSDAY, NOV. 27
At PNC Bank, 222 Delaware Ave., Wilmington. 9 a.m. (10K); 10:30 a.m. (5K). Entry is $30 until Nov. 17; $35 thereafter, including race day starting at 8 a.m. $35/$40 if running both distances. Kiddie K $5 (10 a.m.). Amenities include long-sleeve T-shirts, refreshments. Awards to overall male and female champions and top three in 5-year age groups. Benefits National Multiple Sclerosis Society Delaware Chapter. Register now.
DELAWARE OPEN CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – SATURDAY, NOV. 29
5K at Brandywine Creek State Park. 10 a.m. Entry is $16 by Nov. 23; $20 race day; $5 kids 12-and-under (no T-shirt). Long-sleeve T-shirts to first 300 entrants, refreshments, random prizes. Cash awards in adult divisions, non-cash awards in younger age classes. Benefits Delaware Open Cross Country Scholarship fund. Register now.