Thanksgiving run helps make room for stuffing

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November 12, 2002 // UPDATED 1:33 pm - April 30, 2007
By: Ellen Nigon
Ellen Nigon

On Thursday, Nov. 28, approximately 7,000 runners, walkers and wheelers will take part in the Northwest Athletic Club Arena5k 2002 Thanksgiving Day Run.

The Northwest Athletic Club, 6001st Ave. N., will donate a portion of all entry fees and all non-perishable foods donated at Northwest Athletic club locations or the Target Center, 600 1st Ave. N. to Second Harvest Heartland.

The course starts near Northwest Athletic Club/Target Center, runs through Downtown, along Mississippi River Road, and back through the Warehouse District to the Target Center.

The race begins at 8:25 a.m. for wheelers and those pushing strollers and at 8:30 a.m. for those walking or running.

To register, visit or or go to any Northwest Athletic Club Sport Shop Friday-Tuesday, Nov. 22-Nov. 26. Race-day registration is also available at the Target Center from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Through Tuesday, Nov. 26, the registration fee is $15. On race day, the registration fee is $20.

For more information call Northwest Athletic Club Arena5k Info Line at 952-593-8178.