Running to support charity has a positive effect on society, unlike sleeping to support apathy. Do the right thing with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $15 for untimed entry for one into the 5K 2013 TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot (a $25 value)
- $15 for untimed entry for one into the 10K 2013 TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot (a $25 value)
The TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot takes place on November 28 at Dillard’s by the Galleria. The 10K starts at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K starts at 8 a.m. The race, which supports Sheltering Arms Senior Services, a division of Neighborhood Centers Inc., welcomes all sorts of participants. People can run or walkalong the race route. Though not included in this deal, wheelchair and kid races will also be held.
Participants are required to register online by 11:59 p.m. CST on 11/22/13 and prior to the race, must take their confirmation email to Luke’s Locker at 1953 W. Gray St. in Houston, where they can pick up race shirts and packets at the following times:
- Saturday, November 23 from 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
- Sunday, November 24 from 12 p.m.–5 p.m.
- Monday, November 25–Wednesday, November 27 from 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
TXU Energy BakerRipley Turkey Trot
During the 25th Annual TXU Energy BakerRipley Turkey Trot, designated streets around Houston transform into a moving celebration of goodwill and charity. Proceeds from the event go to BakerRipley, a United Way agency. For 110 years, the organization has helped low-income individuals to become productive, prosperous, and self-sufficient. Each year, it brings resources and education to more than half a million people in 70 locations and 60 counties in Texas.