The 28th Annual Seniors First Turkey Trot 5k


Nov 23, 2017 – 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

150 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801 Map

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The Seniors First Turkey Trot 5k is one of the oldest and largest 5k fun runs held in Orlando each year. Over 5,000 runners, walkers and spectators, many in holiday themed costumes, will line the streets around beautiful Lake Eola bright and early Thanksgiving morning in a race to end senior hunger. Be there at 7am for the costume and turkey call contests, join friends and family for the race at 8am, then stay for the kids Tot Trot! All proceeds benefit in home care and nutrition programs Like Meals on Wheels and go directly to help senior citizens in our community.

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Benefiting our community’s senior citizens
Presented by HUB

WHAT: On Thanksgiving Morning, over 6000 participants and spectators will start
their day in downtown Orlando at beautiful Lake Eola for the Turkey Trot 5k
(3.1 miles) to benefit Seniors First in a race to provide older adults with
independence, choice and hope. Runners, joggers and walkers of all ages
are encouraged to attend.

Seniors First is a nonprofit social service organization dedicated to serving the
needs of Central Florida’s elderly population with a broad spectrum of nutrition,
and in-home support services including Meals on Wheels. The funds raised
during the Turkey Trot go to programs that directly benefit the seniors of
Orange, Seminole and Polk counties.

WHEN: Thursday, November 23, 2017
7:00am: Costume contest begins near registration
7:45am: Turkey Call judging at start/finish line
8:00am: 5k race start
9:15am: Kids Tot Trot

WHERE: 605 E. Robinson St. – The Day Building | Lake Eola | Downtown Orlando

CONTACT: Katherine Brown: Director of Communications and Special Events
(407) 615-9879

About Seniors First, Inc.
Seniors First, Inc. is a nonprofit social service organization that has been dedicated to meeting the needs of older adults in Central Florida for 50 years. We are the safety net and vital support system for seniors with limited options; preventing senior hunger through meal programs and strengthening and supporting them with in-home care and community services. The organization’s mission is: To enhance the quality of life of seniors by maintaining their independence and dignity.

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