Turkey on the Run aims to boost local food bank

Runners and walkers do the 'rollercoaster' on Woodward Drive at last year's Turkey on the Run.

Written on Nov 20th, 2014 By
Category Events, News, Thanksgiving Day Run

WENATCHEE — RunWenatchee is hoping to generate more than $7,000 in money and food for the Women’s Resource Center at the Turkey on the Run event on Thanksgiving morning. Last year, about $6,000 in money and food was turned over to the Women’s Resource Center. In addition to donating proceeds from entry fees, RunWenatchee asks…

Turkey on the Run: Good race benefits a great cause

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Written on Oct 27th, 2014 By
Category News, Thanksgiving Day Run

  WENATCHEE — Several years ago, the Women’s Resource Center would subsidize shortages in its food bank with reserve funds and from other sources. No more. Money that came from the Regional Support Network for beds at the Bruce Hotel dried up, forcing the Wenatchee-based center to plug the gap with money that previously went…

Another successful chapter for Turkey on the Run

A lot of runners wore costumes.

Written on Nov 28th, 2013 By
Category Events, Thanksgiving Day Run

  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com WENATCHEE — Turkey on the Run keeps getting bigger and bigger. The sixth-annual Thanksgiving Day event, put on by RunWenatchee, attracted a record 931 runners and walkers to the community’s west outskirts Thursday morning. Temperatures were chilly, but blue skies and a festival atmosphere — many participants wore costumes —…

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Record field expected for Turkey on the Run

Turkey on the Run attracts adults and kids.

Written on Nov 25th, 2013 By
Category News, Steve Maher's Blog, Thanksgiving Day Run

WENATCHEE — The table is set for a record turnout at Thursday’s sixth-annual Turkey on the Run 12K, 5K and Kids Dash in Wenatchee. Through Sunday, 540 people had registered, compared to 306 a year ago at the same time. About 700 runners and walkers — a record — ended up taking part in last…

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Scottydog meets Wenatchee

Written on Dec 1st, 2012 By
Category News, Steve Maher's Blog, Thanksgiving Day Run, Training

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Turkey on the Run draws 700 participants

Written on Nov 22nd, 2012 By
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Here comes Turkey on the Run

Written on Nov 13th, 2012 By
Category News, Steve Maher's Blog, Thanksgiving Day Run, Training