7 Fun Facts About Turkey Trots

The average American will consume approximately 3,000 calories during his/her Thanksgiving dinner this year. Add in pre-meal snacks and a serving of grandma's famous pie, and that number can easily reach upwards of 4,500 calories.

To burn off all that food, you'd need to run a marathon or more! In an effort to burn off as many calories as possible before the bird even comes out of the oven, many runners sign up for turkey trot races.

Here are some fun facts about this popular and fun tradition:

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