Released on November 14, 2018 - 10:10am

Maria McLean

Development & Marketing Associate
(301) 776 - 0442 ext. 27
[email protected]





14th Annual Turkey Trot to Benefit LARS


Laurel, MD – This Thanksgiving Morning, Laurel Advocacy & Referral Services, Inc. (LARS) is holding their 14th Annual Turkey Trot to Benefit LARS. Runners, walkers, and spectators will gather in Laurel’s Historic District to help raise funds to help homeless and low-income families and individuals achieve stability and self-sufficiency. This event has become a family tradition for many - a great way to burn off some calories in preparation for the big meal, spend time together, and support the work of LARS, a non-profit organization helping homeless and low-income families and individuals achieve stability and self-sufficiency. This event is LARS' biggest fundraiser, raising over $56,000 last year to help provide food, financial help, and housing to Laurel residents in crisis.



Thursday, November 22, 2018

McCullough Field

8th & Montgomery Streets

Laurel, MD 20707


7:00AM: Late registration/packet pick-up opens

7:40AM: Warm-up

8:00AM: Runners depart

8:05AM: Walkers depart

9:00AM: Race results & prize distribution


*Strollers and leashed pets are permitted on both the 5K and 1-mile courses. Event is rain or shine!


Pick up your race packet and t-shirt on Tuesday, November 20 at Road Runner Sports Columbia (6630-C Marie Curie Drive, Elkridge, MD 21075) from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. There is a second packet pick-up location on Wednesday, November 21 from 3-6PM at Jailbreak Brewing Company (9445 Washington Boulevard N Suite 5, Laurel, MD 20723) from 3:00 – 6:00 pm. Registration and packet pick-up is also available on the morning of the race at McCullough Field, starting at 7AM.


Registration for runners and walkers is $40. Sign up online at Can’t make it this year? Register as a “sleepwalker” and you’ll still receive a race t-shirt! Contact Maria McLean at (301) 776-0442 ext. 27 or [email protected] for more information.

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