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Gig Harbor, Wash. – November 2, 201 – 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 24th, 2011 in historic downtown Gig Harbor.

Sponsored by Holmes Chiropractic , Gig Harbor North Rotary, 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 8:00AM is $15 plus two cans of food on line by Friday November 18th. T-shirts are not included in the registration cost but are available for purchase. Registration can be made by going to Late registration is $30.

Pre-race number pickup will be Wednesday November 23rd, noon – 6pm at St. Anthony Hospital and Route 16 Running.

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 or call the Gig Harbor Visitor Information Center at (888) VIEWGIG.