2018 Johnson City Turkey Trot Road Race season kicks off

(WJHL) –  The 13th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Road Race and Family Fun Run/Walk is set for Thanksgiving morning on November 22, 2018, in Johnson City. 

Organizers were at Sulfur Springs Elementary in Jonesborough on Friday morning to kick off the 2018 Turkey Trot season with special announcements and information about the annual mascot race. 

Organizers say they expect more than 5,000 to participate in the race. 

The race is slated to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day at Legion Street Parks & Recreation Area. Runners and walkers will have different starting lines. 

News Channel 11 and ABC Tri-Cities are media sponsors of Turkey Trot. 

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