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Thanksgiving By The Numbers

Happy Thanksgiving, readers! In celebration of this time of appreciation and reflection, we’ve compiled a brief list of facts about the most popular fun run day of the year.


The percentage increase of turkey trot runners over the past five years.


Number of turkey trot races around the country!


Number of finishers at turkey trots around the United States in 2015.


Number of minutes it takes to run off the number of calories in an 8-ounce serving of turkey. (Go ahead and go back for seconds!)


Number of minutes it takes to run off the calories in a slice of pumpkin pie. Worth it!


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Team WR

Team WR represents the Women's Running staff and community behind the magazine and The team was created in July 2014 when Women's Running underwent its first re-design since it debuted in 2009. Collectively, Team WR has run everything, from marathon, to half, to novelty runs, to ultras, to 10K and 5K races, to obstacle events, to triathlons.