Registration is now open for Turkey Trek 5K

The 8th annual Turkey Trek 5K at Pemberton Historical Park is set for Thanksgiving morning!

Thanksgiving is Thursday, November¬† 24, and the course will take runners and walkers on Pemberton Park’s trails, through forests, meadows and wetlands.

Organizers say participants can then enjoy refreshments and holiday pie after crossing the finish line.

Proceeds from this event benefit Pemberton Historical Park’s environmental education programs.

Early registration is available through November 21 for $25, and the cost for on-site registration is $30.

If you register by November 11, you will be guaranteed an event shirt, and organizers say that long-sleeved shirts are available for an additional $5.

Organizers also note that there will be gift certificates and awards for the fastest runners in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+ in both male and female divisions. Participants can also dress up and try to earn the award for Best Thanksgiving Costume.  

Registration is available at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office and online at

For more information, contact Allen Swiger at 410-548-4900, ext. 108, or email

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