Small-Town Turkey Trot Blesses Many

By Mandi Dietz

For Thanksgiving, many will travel, gather with friends or family, bake, eat and watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Dallas Cowboys’ football game.

However, some kick off the heart-warming holiday with additional traditions, such as volunteering to serve meals and trot, helping others in need.

Most Thanksgiving Turkey Trots occur in big cities, but a mom and son started a small-town footrace in Aledo nearly a decade ago, aiding members of their own community.

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