Arlington's Turkey Trot 5K expected to draw 3,000 people.
Arlington’s Turkey Trot race will bring about several road closures on Thanksgiving morning. The event is expected to draw 3,000 people. North Pershing Drive between North Filmore Street and North Glebe Road will be closed from approximately 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., the Arlington County Police Department announced. Neighborhood roads north and south of North Pershing Drive will be affected briefly as the runners move through the course. Additionally, the following areas will be designated as “no parking zones” along the route between midnight through 10 a.m. Thursday, the county announced:
Thanksgiving morning race expected to draw 3,000 runners.
Registration is now open for the seventh annual Turkey Trot 5K Race hosted by the Christ Church of Arlington. The fun run/walk is expected to draw 3,000 people and goes through the Lyon Park and Ashton Heights neighborhoods at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving day, according to the church’s website. Organizers say the race fills up soon, so potential runners are encouraged to register early. The race starts off at the corner of Pershing Drive and North Highland Street, the website states. It supports these local charities: the Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless (AACH), Doorways for Women and Families, and the Arlington Food Assistance Center. The race has raised more than $100,000 for the charities during the past five years. Register for …