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Runners Flock to Sign Up For Turkey Trots at www.active.com

LA JOLLA, CA. - November 3, 2004 - A Thanksgiving tradition for hundreds of communities, Turkey Trot time is here again. Throughout the month of November, Active.com (www.active.com) offers one of the Web's best resources to search, learn about, and register online for Turkey Trots across the country. At www.active.com/turkey, participants can take a break from the turkey and pumpkin pie and register for the Turkey Trot event of their choice.

Active.com has joined forces with event directors nationwide to provide information and online registration for more than 200 Turkey Trots in more than 30 states. Communities are starting off the Thanksgiving holiday with a ?Race for Thanks' or a ?Gobbler Grind' to give thanks for good health and get the whole family involved in a worthwhile event.

Many of the Turkey Trots raise money for causes or charities and also offer participants the option to donate online at the time they register by using the company's online donation service, ActiveGiving. Using ActiveGiving, participants can make pledges online and even create personalized Web sites to start their own donation effort for an organization's cause. Training Peaks, a partner of Active.com, also offers an interactive training plan at www.trainingpeaks.com/turkeytrot/ to help participants prepare for their upcoming Turkey Trots.

To check out a list of Turkey Trots, visit www.active.com/turkey

Here's a sample:

  • Parker Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Saturday, November 13 (Parker, CO)

  • 17th Annual Davis Turkey Trot Saturday, November 20 (Davis, CA)

  • 8th Annual Gobbler Grind Marathon, ½ Marathon, & 5K Sunday, November 21 (Overland Park, KS)

  • 10th Annual Turkey Trot Thursday, November 25 (Tacoma, WA)

  • Pequot Runners Thanksgiving Day 5 Mile Race Thursday, November 25 (Southport, CT)

  • 37th Annual 2004 Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot Thursday, November 25 (Dallas, TX)
  • 95th Annual Thanksgiving Day Race Thursday, November 25 (Cincinnati, OH)

  • City of Torrance Silver Anniversary Turkey Trot Thursday, November 25 (Torrance, CA)
  • Long Beach Turkey Trot Thursday, November 25 (Long Beach, CA)

  • The Gobble Jog 5K/1 Mile/Tot Trot Thursday, November 25 (Marietta, GA)

  • 25th Annual Cape Coral Turkey Trot Thursday, November 25 (Cape Coral, FL)

  • Greensboro Gobbler 5K & 1.5 Mile Dog Jog Thursday, November 25 (Greensboro, NC)

For more information, visit www.active.com/turkey or call (888) 543-7223.

About Active.com

Active.com (www.active.com), part of The Active Network, Inc., provides one of the Web's best resources to find, learn about and register online for participatory events and activities. Participants can search Active.com's extensive online database and find events in more than 50 sports, in cities nationwide, throughout the year. Participants can also access exercise, nutrition and health information to help maintain fitness goals. Event organizers can benefit from Active.com's one-stop event management services, including online registration and donation processing, data management, and event promotion. Other Active.com products and services include ActiveAdvantage, a customized membership benefits program for active lifestyles; and TrainingBible.com, effective, interactive online training programs to track training progress online. For more information, visit www.active.com.
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