Ripples of Hope Presents 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Day Family Gratitude 5K Turkey Trot
Dedham-based, Non-Profit Ripples of Hope Presents 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Day Family Gratitude 5K Turkey Trot to Benefit theÃÂ Dedham Food Pantry and Dedham Youth CommissionÃ¢ÂÂsÃÂ College BoundÃÂ Program.
What better way to prepare for your Thanksgiving feast than by getting a little early morning exercise with family and friends while also giving back?ÃÂ Dedham-based non-profit, Ripples of Hope is working with community partners, donors and volunteers to present the 2ndÃÂ AnnualÃÂ Thanksgiving Day Ã¢ÂÂFamily Gratitude 5K Turkey TrotÃ¢ÂÂÃÂ in Dedham to benefit Dedham Food Pantry and Dedham Youth CommissionÃ¢ÂÂsÃÂ College Bound ProgramÃÂ for area first generation college bound youth. ÃÂ The event will feature a 5K Race, Ã¢ÂÂMashed MileÃ¢ÂÂ ÃÂ½ mile Kids Run and Food Drive on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th . The race will start and end at DedhamÃ¢ÂÂs historic Endicott Estate property, located at 656 East Street in Dedham.
The event will kick off atÃÂ 8:00 A.M. with a warm upÃÂ and The Ã¢ÂÂMashed MileÃ¢ÂÂ ÃÂ½ mile Kids Run and the 5K run will begin atÃÂ 8:30 AM. Finisher medals will be provided for all Kids Run participants and awards will be provided to the winners of each 5K overall age division.ÃÂ All are welcome to register as an Individual, Family or Team. T-shirts guaranteed for first 700 pre-registered runners!ÃÂ Register atÃÂ www.active.comÃÂ . ÃÂ 5K Run participation fee:ÃÂ $25 for adults; $50 for families of 4 or more; $15 for students 18 & under. Kids Run is for ages 9 & under and participation is FREE.
All participants are encouraged to bring a bag of non-perishable groceries to be sorted for the Dedham Food Pantry. ÃÂ Click here for the wishlist.