New Cumberland hosts annual Turkey Trot


NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. (WHTM) — Helping others is a popular activity on Thanksgiving. The other is the classic Turkey Trot, a long-distance race held nationwide on Thanksgiving Day.

In New Cumberland, over 2,100 runners participated in the race to raise money for cancer.

“The vibe today is happy thanksgiving family. There’s generations that come back year after year. It’s a great way to start the family holiday,” Marilynn Dare said.

“It’s always fun to get out and get active,” Matt Johnson said.

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This year’s winner in New Cumberland set a course record of 14 minutes.

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