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November - 2018


Thursday, Nov 22, 2018

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12:00 am CLOSED Thanksgiving Day

There are NO Y classes and NO Y programs.

Turkey Day History: In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn't until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.

8:00 am YMCA Turkey Day 5K

The Alexandria Area YMCA would like to invite the community to participate in the Annual YMCA Turkey Day 5K on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22 at the YMCA. 

Run...jog...walk...or push a stroller! The event is open to both YMCA members and non-members. Check-in and registration begins at 6:30 a.m. on race day, followed by an 8 a.m. race start. The race will begin at the Alexandria Area YMCA, continue onto the Central Lakes Trail, and end back at the YMCA.

Participants who register before Monday, November 5, are guaranteed a YMCA Turkey Day 5K t-shirt. Early bird registration is $20, and race day registration is $30. Runners and walkers may register online, at www.alexandriaymca.com, or by calling (320) 834-9622.

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