Thanksgiving Events in Columbus

Besides your Turkey Day meal and football, there’s other events in Columbus that are a great way to celebrate with your community and enjoy the holiday spirit together. Check out these great events for Thanksgiving in the Columbus area that are ideal for burning those calories ahead of that delicious feast you most likely are going to tuck into plus you know you are doing good by raising money and awareness for some special organizations: Columbus Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot This race has been a Thanksgiving Day family tradition for 28 years. This year, it’s scheduled for Thursday, November 24th and is hosted by the Shops on Lane Avenue. Last year, over 7,600 people participated in this event that has been selected by Runners World Magazine as the best Hometown Favorite Race. There are two distances to choose from, including a five-mile race and a two-mile “Walk ‘N Talk” race at Waterman Farm at OSU. As part of entering these races, each participant receives a long sleeve shirt, medal, chip timing and goody bag. Every participant will also receive a Whole Foods pumpkin pie! Additionally, kids can get in on all the fun with the Kids Tot Trot 100-yard dash, which is free to children of registered parents and guardians. Kids get a treat, t-shirt, and ribbon for participating. The proceeds from the event go to Easterseals and their Early Intervention Program, which provides support to help children with special challenges, disabilities, or needs so they can reach their full potential. Flying Feather Four Miler Located in Dublin, Ohio at the Club at Corazon, the Flying Feather Four Miler is all about fitness, family, fun and food! The race kicks off at 9am and benefits the Second and Seven Foundation, which receives all the proceeds [...]