Ep 135: Houston Turkey Trot - Fit Armadillo

Ep 135: Houston Turkey Trot

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BakerRipley's Houston Turkey Troy


Have you signed up for a Thanksgiving Day road race yet? If not, today's show should inspire you to run before your Thanksgiving feast no matter where you live, but definitely if you'll be in Houston, TX. The BakerRipley Houston Turkey Trot has been put on for 26 yrs and has something for everyone - participants and spectators. Tune in to learn about this Turkey Day race that has a kids run, 5K, 10K, and both timed and untimed options. Shout out to our running friend and hero Meredith Rice who got us to finally sign up for this race with her! Meredith and podcast show host, Catherine, will both be participating in this event. Join us by registering with the Fit Armadillo team. Learn more about Meredith's fitness journey in episode 28. She shares about her RunDisney races in Paris in episode 128, the Disney Princess Half Marathon weekend in episode 51 and the Silo District Half Marathon in episode 74. Live in Houston? Be sure to check out episodes 114 and 115 to learn more about Houston's Memorial Park Conservancy.

About the Houston Turkey Trot

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Houston Turkey Trot 2018 will include three separate races In the Uptown Galleria area designed to appeal to runners of all ages and experience levels. Our 

competitive, timed events are sanctioned by USA Track & Field. Winners will be awarded medals based on event and age category. Whether you are running to beat your best time or walking to keep active, you'll be supporting BakerRipley's mission to connect and empower Houston, neighborhood by neighborhood.

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  • Register for the Turkey Troy HERE sign up with running club Fit Armadillo to be part of our team
  • Learn more about BarkerRipley HERE

  • Runners and running coaches check out Dr. Jason Karp's Revo2lution Running Certification program on November 17th 2018 in Santee California (just outside of San Diego). Code FITARMADILLO gets you 15% off and Catherine will see you there!

  • Code FITARMADILLO also gets you 15% off Courtney's Run Like a Mother Planner (ends Nov. 30th 2018)

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Are you running a #TurkeyTrot on #ThanksgivingDay? @BarkeyRipley has a great event in #HoustonTX! Tune into the @FitArmadillo #PodcastShow @thefitfifteen to learn more about the @HouTurkeyTrot #5K #10K #KidsRace and #GivingBack to #Houston #HTX

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