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Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

December 6, 2017

By Bailey Blaike '19 Thanksgiving morning for a typical high school student often consists of sleeping in past 10 a.m. and doing nothing until the Thanksgiving feast. However, for approximately 5,000 people in the Fairfield County vicinity, their morning looked a little different: they woke up at...

Staples students flock to the Turkey Trot

Staples students flock to the Turkey Trot

Francesca Truitt, A&E Editor

December 1, 2015

Usually teenagers like to sleep in whenever the chance presents itself. You would think the same applies to Thanksgiving — more so, maybe. But, oddly enough, on Thanksgiving at 8 AM, around 4,500 runners, including many Staples students and alumni, flocked to the 38th annual Turkey Trot run by the P...

Turkey Trot gives Westporters an excuse to eat

Turkey Trot gives Westporters an excuse to eat

Francesca Truitt, Staff Writer

December 4, 2014

Sure, waking up at six in the morning on an ordinary school day is a struggle enough. But, just imagine waking up at six in the morning on Thanksgiving... to run! Yes, there are maniacs that actually do this. Actually, there are 4,500 of them that journey to Southport to run the annual Pequot Runner’s T...

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