For healthy, active people, the Thanksgiving morning Turkey Trot has become as time-honored a tradition as everyone else's ceremonial unbuttoning of the pants after dinner. All over the Southland, Angelenos will pull on their jogging shorts and lace up their trotting (or whatever) shoes to run either 5 or 10 kilometers. Two of the biggies: Turkey Trot L.A., which starts at City Hall and sends runners through the streets of downtown, and the Long Beach Turkey Trot, which donates 100 percent of race proceeds to the Community Action Team, a nonprofit that organizes a variety of local events from beach cleanups to a spelling bee.
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