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PHOTOS: Hundreds turn out for annual Carbondale Turkey Trot

An estimated 600 runners and walkers turned out for the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. Participants had the choice between a 1K fun run or a 5K along the Rio Grande bike path through town starting and finishing at the Carbondale Recreation Center.

An event organizer leads a dance to warm up the runners before the start of the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thursday morning.
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A turkey hunter with sling-shot in hand waits for the start of the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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Runners dance to music to warm up before the start of the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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A turkey waits in the crowd with other runners before the start of the annual Carbondale Turkey Troy on Thanksgiving morning.
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A young turkey heads out from the starting line at the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thursday morning.
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An estimated 600 runners and walkers took part in Carbondale's annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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A pup takes part in the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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Turkey Trot runners make their way to the finish line at the annual Carbondale event on Thanksgiving morning.
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Three young girls near the finish line at the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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Participants head out at the start of the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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Excited kids take off from the starting line at the beginning of the 1K fun run at the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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Participants head out at the start of the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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A couple of turkeys make their way to the finish line at the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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Buddy the elf and an Neil Armstrong make their way to the finish line at the annual Carbondale Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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Visual Journalist Chelsea Self can be reached at 970-384-9108 or cself@postindependent.com


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