Houston's annual Turkey Trot to return to in-person event this year

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Houston Thanksgiving contented is each acceptable to instrumentality to the streets aboriginal this twelvemonth arsenic organizers marque plans for the 2021 BakerRipley Houston Turkey Trot.

Thousands usually instrumentality to the streets each twelvemonth during the race, and this twelvemonth volition beryllium a instrumentality to in-person participation.

"We are thrilled to instrumentality to our unrecorded event, and we look guardant to seeing each of your smiling faces," organizers said successful a statement.

Runners volition instrumentality disconnected from the country of Post Oak and Westheimer successful the Galleria country connected Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 25. They'll vie successful a 10K, a 5K, and there's besides a kids tally planned for this twelvemonth with a region of astir 1K.

The BakerRipley Turkey Trot supports "nearly 600,000 men, women, children and seniors earn, learn, and belong," organizers said.

You'll astir surely spot immoderate participants successful costumes acceptable for the play (like turkeys!)

Usually, the upwind is beauteous during the event, but if this twelvemonth is different, person nary worries. The Turkey Trot is simply a 'rain-or-shine' event, though organizers tin cancel if the upwind threatens participants' safety. Since proceeds payment the BakerRipley non-profit, nary refunds volition beryllium fixed if that happens.

Registration starts astatine $15 for kids and seniors, and prices spell up for different events and contention classes. You tin register for the 2021 BakerRipley Turkey Trot here.

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