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Work off those Thanksgiving calories at some weekend walk/run events, such as the Green Lake Gobble and Seattle's Turkey Trot.
Work off some of Thursday's big feast and help local charities at several run/walk events, starting with the Green Lake Gobble 10K & 5K Sunday, Nov. 18, to benefit Union Gospel Mission. Day of race registration opens at 8 a.m. for the 9:30 a.m. event, $40-$45; other festivities include a free Tiny Turkey Trot for ages 12 and younger at 9:10 a.m. and post-race celebration with beer garden and Mashed Potato Munch Off eating contest (206-729-9972 or www.promotionevents.com/Thanksgiving). Thursday's Seattle Turkey Trot 5K walk/run starts at 9 a.m., Northwest 85th Street and 32nd Avenue Northwest, Seattle, and benefits Ballard Food Bank; $30 (206-789-7800 or www.seattleturkeytrot.org). Issaquah Turkey Trot 5K walk/run benefits Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank, Thanksgiving costumes encouraged, 9 a.m. Thursday, City of Issaquah Northwest Building, 1775 12th Ave. N.W., Issaquah; $5-$25 (www.issaquahturkeytrot.org). The Bainbridge Island Turkey Trot 1 mile, 8:30 a.m., and 5K, 9 a.m. Thursday, benefits Helpline, Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Drive N.E., Bainbridge Island; $10-$30 (www.bainbridgeturkeytrot.org).