26 Nov '13, 9pm

There's (probably) a Thanksgiving race near you. Will you be turkey trotting at one of these?

There's (probably) a Thanksgiving race near you. Will you be turkey trotting at one of these?

Olympic 10,000-meter silver medalist Sally Kipyego of Kenya heads a women’s roster that includes 2013 NCAA 10,000-meter champion Betsy Saina, American Olympic steeplechaser Bridget Franek, and 2013 USA indoor 3000-meter champion Chelsea Reilly. Lukas Verzbicas will be at the Oceanside Turkey Trot, a 5-miler along the California coast. Verzbicas’ recovery from a devastating cycling accident in 2012 is every bit as remarkable as the prowess that made him the fifth U.S. high school runner to break 4:00 for the mile and, later on, a world junior champion in the triathlon. “I will be running for the win,” Verzbicas told the Oceanside-Camp Pendleton Patch . “I am still coming back from my spinal cord injury last year and am in a heavy training block right now. I am very excited to run alongside 10,000 of my fellow Southern Californians.” Verzbicas lives in Chula Vista and works ...

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