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Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. (Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Turkey Trot raises money for cancer research

Around 1,700 people competed in the National Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter 5K Turkey Trot Thursday at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa.

More than 1,500 runners came out to John
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

More than 1,500 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Andrew Valenski, 18, of Massapequa Park ran the
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Andrew Valenski, 18, of Massapequa Park ran the 2011 National Leukemia and Lymphoma's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot, a 5K, in 15:23. It was a big achievement for the University of Rochester cross country runner because a lung infection made the end of his season particularly difficult. (November 24, 2011)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

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Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (November 24, 2011)

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Around 1,700 people gathered at the starting line
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 people gathered at the starting line for the 2011 National Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. Officials expect to raise around $25,000 this year to be used toward the organization's cancer research. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J.
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Around 1,700 runners came out to John J. Burns Park in Massapequa Thursday to run the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot. The race is expected to raise around $25,000 in entry fees and donations. (Nov. 24, 2011)

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Andrew Valenski, 18, of Massapequa Park, ran the
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Andrew Valenski, 18, of Massapequa Park, ran the 2011 National Leukemia and Lymphoma's Long Island Chapter Turkey Trot, a 5K, in 15:23. (Nov. 24, 2011)

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