Fleet Feet Sports

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The W&S Thanksgiving Day 10K Training Headquarters

Join us for 10 weeks of running, walking, camaraderie, fun, and thankfulness while we train for the 105th W&S Thanksgiving Day Race 10K Walk and Run!

As the Training Headquarters, Fleet Feet is excited to bring you great training experiences that we are known for, and many exclusive perks along that way that are only available to you!

Since this is a training program geared around Thanksgiving, what would it be without some "giving back" to our wonderful community? Throughout the 10 weeks we will be provide several opportunities for participants to make charitable donations though the Thanksgiving Food Drive or volunteer some time (personally or as a group) at Matthew 25: Ministries in Blue Ash. We believe our running community is made up of strong and amazing people, and this is a special time of year to do our part in making Cincinnati a great home.

And Fleet Feet wants to help give back too! $10 of every training program registration will go towards a Kroger Gift Card that we will use to fill as many food donation boxes as possible for the Thanksgiving Food Drive.

Below are the details of our Training Program:

What: Three different 10-week training schedules to choose from based on your goal for the race and your running/walking experience. This program is open to all ability levels from beginner runners and walkers to those looking to earn a 10K PR! No matter your ability level or goal for the race, we have a coach and schedule for you! You will also receive weekly emails from our coaches with training tips, special shopping deals and more!

Where: Weekly group training runs will be based out of our Oakley location and the Crossroads Church Annex parking lot.

How: Thursdays 6:30PM, Saturdays 7:00AM & optional social Pub Run Mondays 6:30PM at Tin Roof Restaurant/Bar at the Banks

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Unlike that horrible high school history, the Thanksgiving Day Race history is outrageously fun. We highly recommend that your training program include some reading!

From the event's first step in 1908 with a few men in skippy shorts, to the misstep in 1924 when the whole race came to a complete halt for a passing streetcar, to the first women's step in 1970, to an Olympic step—four runners became Olympians, to a heroic step when a 16 year old saved a man's life at mile 5.

There are over 100 fast stories compiled by our race historian and turkey day runner himself, Jim Pleshinger.

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