Annual Hopelink Turkey Trot 5K set for November 22 in Kirkland | Hopelink

Annual Hopelink Turkey Trot 5K set for November 22 in Kirkland

Hopelink’s 15th annual Turkey Trot 5K family fun run & walk is set for Sunday, Nov. 22 in Kirkland. The 3-mile course runs from Marina Park to Carillon Point and back, and is open to both runners and walkers. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the race starts at 10 a.m.

Monday, November 09, 2015

REDMOND, WA – Hopelink’s 15th annual Turkey Trot 5K family fun run & walk is set for Sunday, Nov. 22 in Kirkland. The 3-mile course runs from Marina Park to Carillon Point and back, and is open to both runners and walkers. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the race starts at 10 a.m.

Last year, nearly 1,500 Turkey Trot participants and supporters helped raise $215,000 in donations.

Presented for the ninth consecutive year by Fred Meyer and supported by a host of other local businesses, Hopelink’s annual Turkey Trot helps provide emergency services and holiday assistance to low-income families in east and north King County during the winter months. Families in poverty struggle year-round, but in winter they face added financial pressure from such things as higher home heating costs and providing their children with warm clothing and visits to the doctor if they get sick.

The registration fee includes a Hopelink Turkey Trot tech shirt.

Prior to November 16, the registration fee is $35 for individuals and $30 each for teams of four or more. Both fees increase by $5 beginning November 16. Kids in strollers and pets are free.

 

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Since 1971, Hopelink has served homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities in north and east King County by promoting self-sufficiency for all members of our community and helping people make lasting change. Hopelink assists people with meeting their needs for food, shelter, homelessness prevention, family development and stabilization, transportation and adult literacy skills. For more information on Hopelink and its services, call 425.869.6000.