Turkey Trot 5K Wobbling Closer

McCook, Nebraska—Sign-up is underway for the Community Hospital Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 16 at 10 a.m. Early registration for the 5K run/walk is available on-line at the Republican River Fitness Series’ website: http://republicanriverfitnessseries.com. Cost of the event is $25 if ordering a shirt. To pick up a shirt on race day, participants must order by November 11. For those who do not want a race shirt, cost is $15 to register.

Participants should meet in the garage at the Community Hospital Patient Account Building on the corner of East 11 and H Streets between 9 and 9:45 a.m. Registration closes at 9:45 a.m.

The course will follow the walking trail as well as meander through the north side of McCook. Along with a T-shirt and snacks, the race may include several other Thanksgiving-themed surprises along the route. Costumes are welcome and encouraged. Prizes will be awarded to the top three best costumes.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the McCook Food Pantry. In the spirit of the holiday season, please bring a canned good to donate to the Pantry. For more information, contact Ronda Graff at 308-340-3412, or Candy Crosby at Community Hospital at 308-344-8340.