Thursday is not only a day for eating calories but a day for burning them too.

There are several area “Turkey Trots” in southwest Missouri in which to burn those calories.

Springfield’s Turkey Trot begins Thursday morning at 8 on St. Louis Street.  The online registration deadline is TODAY Tuesday Nov. 22 Go HERE, otherwise sign up day of event.

Willard’s Turkey Trot begins Thursday at 9 am at the Willard Middle School, 205 Miller Road, Sign up HERE

Branson’s Turkey Trot starts on Thursday at 8 am at the Branson Landing.  Sign up HERE until Tuesday night then onsite registration before the race.