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PhotoBlog: Running the Turkey Trot

This Thanksgiving I ran in the 8 mile Turkey Trot in downtown Dallas with my brother-in-law Faisal. I took a bunch of photos along the way of some funny and scenic moments.




Taking stupid posses in our running gear.

This guy is taking the race really seriously

Guys getting ready to run in formal wear

Guy wearing an adult onesie

Some shots of the huge crowd right before the start of the race.

The announcer and Texas Rangers mascot cheering people on as the race begins

About to cross the start point

Local news networks filming the start of the race with cranes

Soldiers running the race in uniform

Local residents watching the race from their balconies

First time I’ve never had to adhere to traffic laws

Friends and family cheering people on from the side

Local stores giving out free beads

A dog wearing a tutu

2nd mile marker

Cops redirecting traffic from the blocked routes for the race

Guy running the race on a unicycle

Great shot of the downtown skyline

People dressed as pilgrims

More encouraging signs

Folks dressed as turkeys

 Real southern entertainment stations setup throughout the race

Cars parked on sidewalks

More turkeys

Wide shot of Downtown Dallas skyline

The Texas flag flys at the same height as the American flag, only in the Lone Star State.

Medics treating injured runners

photographers taking pictures of runners

Crossing the finish line!

This was a great experience. While it was hard it was very satisfying Alhamdulilah and definitely worth it.

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