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Turkey Trail 5K Run at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park
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Turkey Trail 5K Run at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park

This year will signify a change in the Annual Turkey Day Event at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park and the Gillette Nature Association on Lake Michigan.

A Turkey Trail 5K Run has been added and the challenging 5K run through the sand dunes along the shores of Lake Michigan will begin at 9:00am on Saturday, November 3rd. To pre-register, go to www.gillettenature.org or www.goracego.com  Early registration fees are $25 but fees paid November 1st through 3rd will be $30. You may register at Gillette Visitor Center November 1st ā€“ 3rd from 10am -3pm or on race day at the day beach bathhouse starting at 7:30am.

Prizes will be given for 1st-3rd place in 14 age groups, including one for best-dressed turkeyJ

Even children will have a chance to run in the 1-Mile Little Turkey Trot at 10:30am. There is no fee for this race but you must register at the Gillette Visitor Center at 10am the day of the race. All children participating in this race must be accompanied by an adult.

There will be several activities following the races, to be held at the Gillette Visitor Center. There will be six learning stations, perfect for scouts working on wildlife badges) that include:

Make your own Turkey, Make a Turkey Call, Learn to use a Turkey Call, Turkey Words and Picture Match, Turkey True & False game and what do Turkeys eat?

For additional information, call the Gillette Visitor Center at 231-798-3573. The park is located at 6585 Lake Harbor Rd. in Muskegon, MI.

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