Turkey Day 5K slated today on "The Hill"

Staff Report

Get ready for another trot around the golf course ” without chasing a little dimpled ball or toting clubs.

The Turkey Day 5K run is back for another pre-feast, carb-burning loop today on the Glenwood Springs Golf Club course.

Last year course records were set in both the men’s and women’s divisions. Dewayne Miner covered the 5-kilometer track in a speedy 15 minutes, 34 seconds for the men’s course record. Megan Lund set a new record with a time of 19:40.

It will be tough to match those marks this year. While it was chilly during the 2002 trot, the course was relatively snow-free. Today’s race will likely be slick and wet, at least. Or it may be covered in the white stuff.

Regardless of the weather conditions, the race will go on.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m. A postrace party follows the run. The fee for the event is $5 and benefits the Carbondale Community School.

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