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Virtual turkey trots on Long Island this fall  

Chris Mengler of Queens got into the holiday

Chris Mengler of Queens got into the holiday spirit on a turkey trot at Nissequogue River State Park in Kings Park. Credit: James Carbone

The actual in-person Thanksgiving turkey trots may have been canceled but virtual turkey trots are taking place across Long Island.

MATTHEW’S TURKEY TROT VIRTUAL 5K. Bayville, 516-695-5137, matthewfetzerfoundation.org. Participants can run/walk the race anytime and anywhere from Nov. 15-28. Benefits the Matthew Fetzer Foundation. Fee $30; $15 1k fun run. Date Nov. 15-28.

MASSAPEQUA TURKEY TROT VIRTUAL 5K. Massapequa, events.elitefeats.com/massapequaturkey20. Participants can run/walk the race anytime and anywhere from Nov. 21-29. Benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Fee $30. Date Nov. 21-29.

GARDEN CITY VIRTUAL 5-MILE TURKEY TROT. Garden City, 516-515-1598, gcturkeytrot.com. Participants can run/walk the 5-mile or 1.4 mile fun run race anytime and anywhere from Nov. 21-29. Benefits Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Interfaith Nutrition Network. Fee $20. Date Nov. 21-29.

NISSEQUOGUE RIVER STATE PARK FOUNDATION VIRTUAL 5K FOR THE PARK. Kings Park, 516-437-4000, events.elitefeats.com/nissequogue20. Participants can run/walk the race anytime and anywhere from Nov. 21-29. Fee $24. Date Nov. 21-29.

PORT WASHINGTON THANKSGIVING 5-MILE VIRTUAL RUN. Port Washington, 516-767-2121, portchest.org. Participants can run/walk the race anytime and anywhere from Nov. 19-29. Benefits more than 25 nonprofit organizations Community Chest, register. Fee $35, $25 ages 9-21. Date Nov. 19-26.

SMILES VIRTUAL 5K TURKEY TROT, WALK. Blue Point, 631-552-5754, kidsrunlongisland.org. 5k and ½ mile for ages 12 and younger. Participants can run/walk the race that they register for anytime and anywhere from Nov. 21-29. Benefits Smiles Change Lives. Fee $20 5K, $12 ½ mile for ages 12 and younger. Date Nov. 21-29.

TOWNWIDE FUND OF HUNTINGTON'S THANKS4GIVING VIRTUAL RUN. Huntington, 631-629-4950, townwidefund.org/thanks4giving-virtual-run. Participants can run/walk the race that they register for anytime and anywhere from Nov. 21-29. Fee $25. Date Nov. 21-29.

MONTAUK RUN FOR FUN VIRTUAL TURKEY TROT. Montauk, 631-324-4142, turkeyday.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=8420. 3-, 6- or 11-mile race. Participants can run/walk the race that they register for anytime and anywhere between Nov. 1-30. All proceeds benefit the local food pantries. Fee $13.25. Date Nov. 1-30.

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