Kick Off Thanksgiving Day at Pemberton Park's Turkey Trek 5K

October 29, 2013

Gear up for your Thanksgiving feast at Pemberton Park's 5th Annual Turkey Trek 5K on Thursday, November 28. The race will begin promptly at 9:00am and wind through Pemberton's beautiful forests, meadows and wetlands. The course is mostly flat, with one or two small hills - a perfect run (or walk) for participants of all levels.

Gift certificates and awards will be given to top-finishing males and females in seven different age groups. A prize will also be awarded to the participant dressed  in the best Thanksgiving costume. Participants can enjoy healthy refreshments as well as pie and ice cream afterwards - it is Thanksgiving after all!

The registration fee for the Turkey Trek is $25 per person. Register before November 8 to receive a race t-shirt. Online registration and more information is available at On-site registration will also be available the morning of the event beginning at 7:30am.

All proceeds from the race will go towards Pemberton Historical Park's Environmental Education Programs.

For more information, contact Karen McInturff at or 410-548-4900 x118.