ABOUT THE EVENT
This is a great alternative to the Turky Trots going on this time of year! This run will be celebrating and raising awareness for organic, vegetarian, and vegan food options. Following the run, we will have live music, a variety of FREE organic and vegetarian food, FREE beer, and FREE organic wine provided by Ada’s Natural Market!
More than 200 runners and walkers of all ages are anticipated to attend this 5K Run/Walk winding through the beautiful trails of the historic “Koreshan State Park” in Estero, FL. Terrain includes gravel trails, grass trails, and a small portion of road trail, along the Estero River.
An award ceremony will follow the run, with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners awarded for male & female in each age category.
WHO IT BENEFITS
The Tofurky Trot is more than just a run. It is also an effort to help those in need locally, and around the world. Our hope is to give relief to the victims of abject suffering and collect used shoes to support micro-business efforts to eradicate poverty.
The event will go to support the following non-profit organizations:
Soles4Souls – www.soles4souls.org
RCMA - www.rcma.org
Koreshan State Park - www.floridastateparks.org/koreshan
Shoes 4 the Cure -shoesforthecure.com
This event is also a shoe drive. All participants are asked to donate a pair of used shoes to be redistributed to those in need worldwide, or recycled for materials. You may also register day of event! Registration begins at 8:30am at Koreshan State Park.
After the event, if you want the party to continue, Koreshan State Historic Park has beautiful camp sites available. All sites have electricity and water, a picnic table, and fire ring. Several of the sites are located along the Estero River. Koreshan Park also features a playground for kids, canoe rentals, and various other activities available. CLICK HERE for more information about Koreshan Park activities.