2023 Cleveland Turkey Trot 8km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Cleveland Turkey Trot 8km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Cleveland Turkey Trot is an annual Thanksgiving Day tradition in Cleveland, Ohio, where runners gather to celebrate fitness, family, and community. This event, which features both a 5K and a 1-mile fun run, draws thousands of participants each year, many of whom dress in festive costumes to add to the holiday spirit. The race courses take participants through downtown Cleveland, offering a spirited and invigorating start to the holiday. The Turkey Trot is not only a beloved fixture in the local running community but also serves as a way to give back, with many runners and spectators contributing to food drives and local charities as part of the event.

Date: 

Thu
Nov 23
2023

Location: 

Cleveland, United States

Distance

8km

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Flat

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How to train for Cleveland Turkey Trot 8km: Cleveland Turkey Trot 8km training plans for every runner

To train for Cleveland Turkey Trot, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

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Cleveland Turkey Trot 8km FAQ: All you need to know about the Cleveland Turkey Trot 8km

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