Seminole County

Sanford Turkey Day 5K supports families on Thanksgiving

SANFORD, Fla. — Families and friends gathered for a good cause near Lake Monroe.


The City of Sanford hosted its 13th annual Turkey Day 5K on Thursday, after the pandemic had affected the event in recent years.

Photos: Sanford Turkey Day 5K supports families on Thanksgiving

The 5K benefited the Sharing Center in Longwood as people donated canned goods and shoes to the organization.

According to the city, this is Seminole County’s largest Thanksgiving Day fun run.

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The event was open to all participants, including competitive runners, joggers and walkers.

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There were a costume contest and awards for the top 10 finishers for men and women.

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