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Thanksgiving Day 5K run scheduled

November 5, 2008

The Kansas City Sports Commission has announced the 19th annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Run and Family Stroll.

The event will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, on the Sprint Campus near 119th Street and Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park.

Online registration for the race is open through Nov. 23 at A long-sleeved T-shirt is guaranteed to all participants who pre-register. The first 500 entrants will receive a free embroidered stocking cap.

Late registration will take place at packet pick-up from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Dick’s Sporting Goods at Town Center Plaza, 11801 Nall Ave. Late registration also may be done from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. the morning of the race on the Sprint Campus. Pre-registration is strongly recommended to avoid long lines.

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