Hundreds participate in Oklahoma City Turkey Tracks

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Hundreds of Oklahomans put off Thanksgiving feasting and worked up an appetite with a big run.

The 2021 Oklahoma City Turkey Tracks running event was held Thursday morning.

The 5K and 1-mile fun run started in downtown Oklahoma City and weaved through Midtown, Heritage Hills and Automobile Alley.

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Oklahoma City Turkey Tracks runners.

The weather was brisk Thursday morning.

“It’s very fun, very enjoyable atmosphere. It’s very cold but overall it’s such a fun race,” participant Taylor Harris said.

Runners were awarded medals featuring a Thanksgiving-appropriate turkey and foliage design.

“I love doing these races – it’s fun. You can get medals, so why not go out and run,” participant Connor Torson said.

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The Oklahoma City Turkey Tracks medal.

While the medals they received after the race were nice, so were the donuts they were given before the race.

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