DETAILS FOR THE 2022 SAVE-A-TURKEY TROT: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8th!
>> UPDATE: 2022 event was a success!! Read more about it here!
Join us for a fun 5k run/trot/stroll beginning and ending at Clover Point along the waterfront to promote a peaceful, animal-friendly Thanksgiving and fundraise with all funds going to A Home for Hooves Farm Sanctuary near Duncan! We raised $350 last year, let’s try and hit $500 this year!
* family & dog friendly!
* $10-35 sliding scale donation (pay what you can)
* sign-up online by 6pm Friday, details will be emailed
* fun draw prizes!
Not Local Or Have Other Plans? Do A Virtual Run!
Can’t make it? Do a Virtual Run instead!
Walkers, trotters and runners from all over are welcome!
Please go ahead with our sign-up, so we know you’re participating, and an email with more details will be sent out! You can do your activity wherever you are, and included will be instructions to send proof of your activity (Strava, MapMyRun, Garmin Connect, etc) before the end of Saturday, October 8th to be entered to win some of the online prizes as well!
Sponsors & Supporters!
All who participate will be entered to win draw prizes! We’ve got an assortment of items and Gift Cards for the event, as well as electronic Gift Cards for the virtual/remote participants! Here’s our prize list so far, thanks so much to each for their generous donations!
- $50 Gift Card from Nice Shoes
- $26 (half dozen donuts!) Gift Card from Frickin’ Delight Donuts
- 5x $20 Gift Card from Vegan Supply
- 2x $25 Gift Card from Meet on Blanshard
- 2x $25 Gift Card from Green Cuisine
- Coffee, dried mango and pineapple from Level Ground
- Fun swag from Virtuous Pie Victoria
- Vegan Gift basket from Ash Refillery (~ $100!)
- $50 Gift Card to Fern Cafe
- 2x $25 in Gift Cards to Pure Lovin’ Chocolate
- 3x $25 from Yates Coffee Bar (now all vegan if you haven’t seen!)
- More to come plus a bunch more smaller prizes!
Check back to see as we line up even more! 😉
This is our 7th Annual Save-A-Turkey Trot, which have been happening (when possible) in Victoria since 2010! Here’s a blog post on the previous edition in 2018! Started by OrganicAthlete in California, the Victoria chapter of OrganicAthlete organized the previous five editions. Unfortunately OrganicAthlete has folded as an organization, after over a decade of promoting veganism through sport, a few of us are working to start up a similar initiative through VeganStart, see below!
Here’s another the link to the 2018 event on the OA Victoria site, although it may disappear. Ahh history!
Here’s our event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/842799960412321/
Here’s a PDF of the 2022 event poster.
Vegan Thanksgiving Meal Recipes
From the fantastic Melanie McDonald, a local vegan cookbook author, here’s 15 Thanksgiving recipes that are 100% turkey 🦃 approved: https://avirtualvegan.com/15-vegan-thanksgiving-recipe-ideas/
Interested in Going Vegan?
Check out www.VeganStart.org – an informative website to help take your first steps going vegan!
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