Fun at the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot; event raises funds for Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary and Fallbrook Land Conservancy
Thursday, December 5th, 2013
Issue 49, Volume 17.
Scott Perkin, left, wears a turkey outfit and Alan Foster dresses as a pilgrim for the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, Nov 28. Perkin and Foster finished near the front of the trot which began and concluded at the Grand Tradition, with participants looping through Los Jilgueros Preserve. Wearing turkey caps on their heads, Shannon Shaffer, left, Ed Shaffer, and Anne Ferguson are ready for the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot on Nov. 28, which started and ended at the Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens. Erica Williams, right, gives last minute instructions to participants in the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, Nov. 28. People of all ages participated in the walk/run event for the benefit of the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary and the Fallbrook Land Conservancy. Williams, of Fallbrook Village Fitness, is the organizer of the annual event. Runner Sam Comerford leads the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot held on Nov 28. Comerford is a member of the Fallbrook High School cross country team and was the first finisher in the walk/run event. Ready for the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot wearing tutus are, from left, front row, Sara Walker and Tawnya Deitering; back row, Christine Drazil, Celina Delatorre, Donna Shanahan, and Maile Geis. This group represents Kaia Fit of Fallbrook. Participants of all ages, families with strollers, and more participated in the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot on Nov. 28. These walkers/runners are in the final segment, passing the veranda of the Grand Tradition. Dan Allegro, right, shows off a Turkey Trot t-shirt on his grandson, Zachary Allegro, prior to starting the near-5K walk/run on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. Turkey trotters head up the first hill during the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Nov. 28. An enthusiastic crowd begins the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot in the driveway of the Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens on Nov. 28. Some ran and some walked the nearly 5K distance through the Los Jilgueros Preserve and back. Participants in the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot sign in and wait in front of the Grand Tradition on Thanksgiving Day, Nov 28. The Turkey Trot was a “light” 5K event benefiting the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary and Fallbrook Land Conservancy. Abigail Bachman, in wheelchair, with the help of her sister Gabrielle Bachman, left and mother April Bachman nears the finish of the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot on Nov. 28. They are passing the veranda of the Grand Tradition where the event started and finished.
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