If you’re inspired to run, walk, or trot as the weather starts cooling down, check out these seasonal struts happening around Indy.
Drumstick Dash | Thursday, Nov. 23 | 9 a.m. | Broad Ripple | $42 | Move your feet so others can eat during the 21st annual Drumstick Dash.
Family Fun Turkey Run | Thursday, Nov. 23 | 8:30 a.m. | Perry Meridian High School, Indianapolis | $31-$39 | Join this 20th annual fall run for the entire family featuring a 4-mile run, a 1-mile run, and a kid-friendly run/walk to support YMCA programs + the PMHS Cross Country Program.
Turkey Burn Run/Walk | Thursday, Nov. 23 | 8:30-11 a.m. | Craig Park, Greenwood | $15-$35 | Gather your family, friends, and arch rivals for this fun 5K for adults and kids to support the battle against kids’ hunger.
Gravy Chase | Thursday, Nov. 23 | 8:30 a.m. | Zionsville | $30-$40 | The race is entering its seventh year as a Thanksgiving Day tradition through the scenic streets of historic downtown Zionsville with a 2.2-mile walk or 4-mile run to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Boone County.
Still need some time to train? Check out these runs in December.
Glühwein Gallop 5k | Saturday, Dec. 2 | 9 a.m. | Carmel | $35 | This scenic run will start and finish at the Christkindlmarkt festival + will include a costume contest and warm mulled wine after the race.
Santa Hustle | Sunday, Dec. 3 | 8:30 a.m. | White River State Park, Indianapolis | $20-$70 | Join a 5K, half marathon, or kids dash in support of Little Red Door Cancer Agency — plus bring a toy to donate to Toys for Tots.
Donut 5K Run & Walk | Saturday, Dec. 23 | 9 a.m. | Carmel | $20-$40 | This race is separated into age groups + also offers Doggie Awards for fastest, largest, smallest, and best dressed pups.