Inaugural Tammany Turkey Trot & Northshore Food Bank Drive
    Dates: November 22, 2018
    Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Price: Varies, see website for details
    Location: Starts and ends at St. Tammany Parish Justice Center
    Address: 701 N. Columbia St., Covington, LA 70433
    Phone: (985) 892-1873

The City of Covington presents the inaugural "Tammany Turkey Trot" on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018. The fun, family event is also a food drive and fundraiser for the Northshore Food Bank.

The Inaugural Tammany Turkey Trot is like a highlight reel of the areas that make Covington & St. Tammany such a great place to live. Ready to experience the history of downtown Covington, or show it off to your visiting family and friends? Here's your chance to #EarnYourStuffing!

Athletes will start their Thanksgiving run with the St. Tammany Courthouse as their backdrop just north of downtown Covington. From there, both 5K and 5 mile runners will make their way through downtown and into the splendor of moss-covered trees that line the streets. At St. Paul's High School, 917 S. Jahncke Street, runners will head slightly west toward Jefferson Street before turning north. From there, it's a straight shot for home!

5-Mile runners will finish their Turkey "tour" with a scenic jaunt further south past more beautiful homes before rejoining with the 5K course and heading north on Jefferson.

Each runner is encouraged to bring three non-perishable canned food items to help "pack the pantry" at the Northshore Food Bank. For every three items donated, runners will be entered into a drawing for one of two pairs of running shoes.

To register, get route details, check out race swag and learn more about the Northshore Food Bank, visit TammanyTurkeyTrot.com.

Inaugural Tammany Turkey Trot & Northshore Food Bank Drive
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  • Starts and ends at St. Tammany Parish Justice Center
  • Varies, see website for details