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2nd Annual Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot & Paddle

Date: 11/22/2012
Time: 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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DC Alexander Park
501 Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 767-8866


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 On Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2012, iTRACE Foundation, Inc. and Emerge Broward will host the 2nd Annual Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot & Paddle to raise funds and awareness to support healthy living across generations, with an emphasis on childhood obesity.

Approximately 2,000 runners and walkers of all ages are expected to participate in the Turkey Trot, a USA Track & Field-sanctioned race along scenic A1A/Fort Lauderdale Beach, while stand-up paddleboarders simultaneously participate in a 2M race in the ocean alongside the runners’ course. Thanksgiving costumes are encouraged!

The run/walk will begin promptly at 7:30 amat DC Alexander Park on A1A and SE 5th Street. Both the 5K Run/Walk and 2M Stand-Up Paddleboard will be professionally timed by Split Second Timing. Awards will be given out to the top three overall male and female finishers as well as the first, second and third place age group winners.

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About Emerge Broward
Emerge Broward (EB), a program of the Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc., is geared towards young professionals ages 21-35. EB promotes leadership and personal development through networking, community involvement, and educational opportunities. Its mission is “to identify the emerging leaders and young professionals of Broward County, connect them with each other and current leaders in the community, develop their ability to serve as community trustees, and engage them within the community.”


About iTRACE Foundation
iTRACE Foundation. Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research on health care issues that affect the health care system, the health care worker, and the health care recipient. Our goal is to improve quality of life through identifying healthy lifestyle choices and to publicize this information through community-based wellness events and professional publications and presentations.