Registration open for Turkey Trek 5K

Gobble up the trails Thanksgiving morning at the eighth annual Turkey Trek 5K at Pemberton Historical Park.

The race is set for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24. The course takes runners and walkers on Pemberton Park’s trails, through forests, meadows and wetlands. Enjoy refreshments and holiday pie after crossing the finish line.

The event benefits Pemberton Historical Park’s environmental education programs. Early registration is available through Nov. 21 for $25. The cost for on-site registration is $30.

Register by Nov. 11 to be guaranteed an event shirt. Long-sleeved shirts are available for an additional $5.

There will be gift certificates and awards for the fastest runners in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+ in both male and female divisions. Participants can also dress up and try to earn the award for Best Thanksgiving Costume.

Pemberton Historical Park is located at 5561 Plantation Lane in Salisbury.

Registration is available at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.) and online at For more information, contact Allen Swiger at 410-548-4900, ext. 108, or email

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