Annual Turkey Trek Returns to Pemberton Park on Thanksgiving Day

Gear up for your Thanksgiving feast with Wicomico Recreation’s 7th Annual Turkey Trek 5K on Thursday, November 26 at Pemberton Historical Park in Salisbury. The race will begin promptly at 9 a.m. and wind through Pemberton’s beautiful forests, meadows and wetlands. The course is mostly flat, with one or two small hills – a perfect run (or walk) for participants of all levels.

Awards will be given to top-finishing males and females in multiple age groups. Participants can enjoy holiday pie and other refreshments after the race – it is Thanksgiving after all!

Early registration is open now through November 23 for $25 per person. Register before November 9 to guarantee a race t-shirt. On-site registration will also be available for $30 per person the morning of the event beginning at 7:30 a.m.

All proceeds from the race will go directly towards Pemberton Historical Park’s environmental education programs.

Registration is available at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office (Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.) or online at For more information, contact Allen Swiger at 410-548-4900 x108 or

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