Thursday, November 28, 2024
Wellington High School Football Stadium

398 Dickson Street, Wellington, Ohio

9:00 A.M. for the 5K Run-Walk

7:30 A.M. for On-Site Registration

Kickstart your Thanksgiving Day with a burst of energy and community spirit at the THRIVE! Turkey 5! 5K Run-Walk! 

Hosted by THRIVE! Southern Lorain County, this exciting 5K Run-Walk event will take place on Thanksgiving morning, November 28, 2024. The 5K Run-Walk begins at 9 a.m. for just $20 per person. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The event starts at the Wellington High School Football Stadium, located at 398 Dickson Street.

THRIVE! Southern Lorain County powered by United Way, is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of our community. By participating in the THRIVE! Turkey 5, you’re not only pre-burning calories before your Thanksgiving feast, but also supporting an organization committed to fostering healthy lifestyles, mental well-being, and a sense of community.

THRIVE! focuses on addressing various health disparities and promoting overall wellness in Southern Lorain County through initiatives and programs that encourage physical activity, healthy eating, and mental health awareness. Learn more about its impactful work at www.thriveslc.org and join us for a fun, family-friendly event that embodies the spirit of togetherness and healthy living.


Every competing team will participate in a single preliminary round via Zoom with their team members, which will be scheduled on a date of their choice between March 24th and April 7th.

The top 4 teams from each category will advance to the in-person event on Friday, April 19 at Lorain County Community College, where both the semifinal and final rounds will take place.

Regardless of advancement, team registration guarantees each team member attendance to the in-person event with drink ticket and buffet dinner.