Mesa’s Thanksgiving Day foot-race started in 1959 and is still a holiday tradition for many families. Three races, including a 1- and 2-mile fun run and a competitive 10K, have staggered starts between 8:15 a.m. and 9 a.m.
Awards will be given to overall male and female winners and age groups winners. Fun run participants receive ribbons. Strollers are permitted.
DETAILS >> Registration is 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, races begin at 8:15 a.m. Red Mountain Park, 7745 E. Brown Road. $10-$22. (602) 234-3460 or www.raceplaceevents.com.