6th Annual Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot & Paddle

  • November 24, 2016
  • Registration opens at 6:00am / 5K Run/Walk & 2 Mile Paddle Race starts at 7:30am / Kids' Dash at 8:30am / Awards Presentation at 8:45am
  • 950 S. Pine Island Road Suite A-150
    Plantation, FL 33324

Overview

This Thanksgiving make a lasting impression, one that benefits you and our community. The Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot & Turkey Paddle is the only one of its kind and has become a Broward County tradition, attracting more than 3,000 participants annually, including runners, joggers, walkers, paddleboarders, friends, coworkers, and family. Featuring a choice of a 5k run/walk or 2 mile stand up paddleboard race, the courses run along beautiful and scenic A1A, Fort Lauderdale’s iconic beach road. Enjoy the ocean breeze and the majestic colors of a South Florida sunrise as you run, walk, jog or paddle the course. Both events are perfect for novice to elite participants, and we even have a Kids’ Dash. Not only is the race a wonderful way to get ready for the eating that is to come, your contribution helps support two outstanding and local organizations iTRACE Foundation & Leadership Broward Foundation. Your contribution to the Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot and Paddle helps strengthen our community in large and small ways. Proceeds are invested locally in these two organizations committed to developing leadership, inspiring community service, health and wellness. The generosity of individual donors, the public and private sectors and hundreds of active volunteers combine to make a difference in our communities’ lives.iTRACE Foundation, Inc. (iTRACE) is a not for profit preventative health & wellness research foundation. Founded in 2009 by a small group of community conscious individuals, iTRACE is dedicated to improving the quality of living in the community. They work to achieve the following goals: to decrease childhood overweight and obesity, to increase physical activity across the lifespan, and to promote life-saving, low-cost preventive health measures.Founded 33 years ago, Leadership Broward Foundation is the exclusive leadership organization offering youth and local business and community leaders at all levels the opportunity to connect to each other, develop valuable skills and make a positive impact on their organizations and community. The Foundation¹s programs and initiatives provide leadership skills development and increase awareness about local economic, political and social issues. Leadership Broward Foundation Alumni gain access to a diverse network of leaders and enjoy the opportunity to become strong leaders building great companies and a strong community.This year, you can make the meaning of Thanksgiving all the more fulfilling knowing that It Feels Good, To Do Good for your community.