Breckenridge Texan

Turkey Trot kicks off Thanksgiving holiday for students

Turkey Trot kicks off Thanksgiving holiday for students
November 21
17:08 2017

Breckenridge’s North Elementary students and staff joined parents and others in the school’s second annual Turkey Trot and canned food drive Tuesday morning, Nov. 21. The runners and walkers left the school just after 9 a.m., traveled down to Breckenridge Avenue, around through the neighborhood and back to the school.

Each participant was asked to bring a canned good to be donated to the Cafe of Love food pantry at First United Methodist Church. The event is held by North Elementary to teach the students to practice healthy habits and to help others.

For more pictures from the Turkey Trot, see the Breckenridge Texan’s photo gallery.

Connor Salazar came in first in the second annual Turkey Trot at North Elementary. He is pictured here with the rest of the top 20 runners, who all received a t-shirt for their effort. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

North Elementary custodians, from left, JoSue Pitchford and Kellie Walker, along with BISD maintenance worker Jeffery Earnest, load canned goods for donations to the First Methodist Church Cafe of Love. The food donations were brought by North Elementary students for their food drive. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

 

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