25 Nov '14, 3pm

The Growing Popularity of Turkey Trots | #Running Times

The Growing Popularity of Turkey Trots | #Running Times

It used to be a day set aside for family, food comas and football games. But one more all-American tradition has emerged on the Thanksgiving Day itinerary: the local turkey trot. In fact, according to Running USA statistics, it has overtaken the Fourth of July as the most popular racing day in the country. And why not? Whether racing for pie or cash prizes, the Turkey Day 5K has become a prime opportunity for setting PRs and seeking out competition. It's an excellent chance to take advantage one last time of the fall marathon fitness built over the summer or check how training for a winter race is going. In 2008, David Torrence chose the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot as his first professional 5K. His time of 13:55–4:28 per-mile pace–only earned him 10th place. Five years later, after three consecutive U.S. road-mile champion titles and an indoor 3,000m title, Torrence won the...

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