Turkey Trot

Giving back this Holiday Season

What are you doing to help fight the bulge, this Thanksgiving? With each approaching holiday season there is a sense of urgency to keep off all those extra lbs. from all the seasonal parties! Well this year how about your give back to the community, when you are fighting those excess pounds!

Turkey Trot

Every year Frederick County, MD hosts a Turkey Trot, 1k and a 5k races that help those in need. Thanksgiving morning people gather in the streets of historic downtown Frederick and race around Baker’s Park, in efforts to burn off some extra calories, in anticipation for Thanksgiving dinner. With each year this race becomes bigger and bigger, no thousands are expected to turn out. The events are not limited to adults only; many of your younger patients participate in the 1k, fun run!

The Friends of Way Station

The Way Station is a non- profit dedicated to helping adults with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance addictions; children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral challenges; and veterans with service needs. For the past 30 years, the Way Stations have been aiding others through the principles of recovery and perseverance and are committed to providing evidence-based, consumer-driven, and family-focused services; such as to assist then with their daily living, housing and employment goals.

If you or someone you know might be interested in discussing more about your foot or ankle health, in order to participate in the Turkey Trot, don’t hesitate! Come into the offices of Frederick Foot & Ankle. We would be more than happy to schedule an appointment, at any of our 3 offices in Frederick, MD or Urbana, MD.

By Yenisey Yanes

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