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Drumstick Dash returns to Miller Park Thanksgiving Day

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The 7th Annual Drumstick Dash 5K presented by Pick 'n Save will take place on Thanksgiving Day at Miller Park.

Registration is now open.

The race will take place on Thursday, November 22 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Interested participants can sign up by clicking here now through November 21 at 5:00 p.m.

Participants will also be able to register on site at packet distribution on Wednesday, November 21 from 11:00 - 3:00 p.m. as well as on the morning of the race from 7:00 - 8:15 a.m.

Racers will follow a course that takes them around Miller Park, ending near the Hot Corner. Bernie Brewer and the Drumstick Dash mascot, Dash the Turkey, will be in attendance. The top 10 finishers who outrun Dash will win prizes courtesy of Performance Running Outfitters.

Participants are encouraged to dress up in their best Thanksgiving Day costume. Each registered adult runner will receive an official super soft Drumstick Dash hoodie, while kids ages 5-12 will receive an event T-shirt. All participants will enjoy free parking and will have the opportunity to win prizes, such as delicious pumpkin pies, provided by Pick ‘n Save.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin will accept food and monetary donations during packet distribution and on the day of the race. All donations are welcome, but nonperishable items including peanut butter, cereal, tuna, canned fruits and vegetables, pasta, rice and canned soup are preferred.

Registration price for the 5K and Half a Drumstick is $40 for adults and $25 for kids ages 5 to 12. Children age 4 and under are free but must register. Registration prices increase to $45 for adults and $25 for kids at packet pick-up at Miller Park on Wednesday, November 21. The “Outta Town Dash Around” is $40, which includes shipping of the hoodie.

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