Even during a pandemic, you face no dearth of opportunities to engage in a “Turkey Trot” race, aka some type of fun, easy road race generally run on Thanksgiving morning where many participants may don even goofier attire than the standard, plenty-goofy-by-itself running gear.
The OKC Marathon has transitioned into a virtual run to ensure health and safety of race participants.
Between Sunday and Oct. 18, participants in all 50 states will don the Oklahoma City marathon bib. The event is the largest fundraiser for the National Memorial and Museum, which has seen a decline in visitors.
Two great causes need your support in October and you don’t have to leave your neighborhood to help. Read about two virtual runs and get signed up to participate.
Whether you want to go fishing or you want to take your skateboard up a giant ramp, those two activities are one of many entertainment options at the city’s lakes and surrounding park. Check out what each lake has to offer, including kayak and canoe rentals provided by RIVERSPORT.
If you’ve memorized the sites around your neighborhood, check out one of the city’s trails. There are more than 80 miles, perfect for a bicycle adventure. See where you can go now and what’s to come.
The virtual Love Local Run on Saturday is a win-win of awesome things. You’ll get some exercise and your $20 comes back to you in the form of a gift card to an Oklahoma City business. Read more about the event and get registered.
Originally set for this weekend, public health concerns have temporarily postponed the 25th Annual Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon to Oct. 4.