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Annual Father Joes' Villages Turkey Trot back on this year

Looking to avoid the feeling of gluttony after gobbling up Grandma's turkey this Thanksgiving? Make some room for your Thanksgiving feast ahead of time at one of San Diego's annual Turkey Trots.

Turkey Trots are a fun family affair, so get the kiddos out of bed and start the holiday off with a run. Plus, the races benefit the San Diego community in various ways.

Thanksgiving Day 5K with Father Joe's Villages

Thursday, Nov. 25 at 7:30 a.m. in Balboa Park

San Diego’s original and longest-standing Thanksgiving Day turkey trot is back for Thanksgiving 2021.

The race benefits Father Joe’s Villages’ meal program, providing funds to feed the homeless.

You can register online ahead of time, or in person at 6:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Day.

Heads Up: the roads around Balboa Park will be closed off and parking will be limited so be sure to plan accordingly.

Read the full story on NBC 7 San Diego here.