ARLINGTON - The 18th annual "Running of the Turkeys" - a 5-kilometer run and walk - will be held once again on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. The race will start at 9 a.m. from the Fisher Elementary School on East Arlington Road.

A children's 1-kilometer fun run will also be held in conjunction with the 5K run/walk, and will start approximately at 9:30 a.m. The closing date for registration is 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Those interested can register either by mail or online. Details for doing so may be found on the Battenkill Valley Runners website,

An in-person registration session will also be held at the Arlington Community House on Wednesday, Nov. 27, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Runners and walkers can also register the morning of the race, between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 28. Members of the Battenkill Valley Runners can register for $13 for either the walk or the run. For non-members, the charge is $15.

For more information about the race, call 802-375-8083, or e-mail