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Gig Harbor, Wash. – October 18, 2012 – Justify that third helping this Thanksgiving by starting your day at the Gig Harbor Turkey Trot 5K/10K to benefit FISH Food Bank Thursday November 22, 2012 in historic downtown Gig Harbor.

Sponsored by Holmes Chiropractic , Gig Harbor North Rotary, Gig Harbor YMCA, Costco, Route 16 Running and St. Anthony Hospital, the Gig Harbor Turkey Trot raises money and food items for the 501 (c) 3 Gig Harbor Peninsula FISH Food Bank, an all volunteer organization that helps families around the peninsula region. Registration for the run, which begins at 8:00a.m., at Skansie Brothers Park is $15 plus two cans of food. This can be done on-line by Monday November 19th by going to . T-shirts are ordered separately for $10 (long sleeve cotton) or $15 (short sleeve tech). Late registration is $30. T-shirts will not be guaranteed for day of race registration.

Pre-race number pickup is Saturday November 21st at St. Anthony Hospital from noon – 6:00 p.m. You can also pick up your bib number the day of the race. Arrive early.

Both a 5K and 10K will be run. The route begins at Skansie Brothers Park and goes out Harborview, Vernhardson and then right along the East side of Gig Harbor.

Volunteers are also needed. If you are interested in helping, sponsoring or have additional questions contact Holmes Chiropractic at (253) 858-5152.

For overnight accommodation information in Gig Harbor, please access .

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