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Turkey trots on Long Island

Feel guilty about the extra helpings today at the Thanksgiving table? Get your metabolism in order with another Long Island tradition -- the turkey trot.

Hundreds run the 2013 Oyster Bay Turkey Trot.

Hundreds run the 2013 Oyster Bay Turkey Trot. Credit: Instagram user brittanyhwait

  • Garden City Turkey Trot

    Challenger division at 8:30 a.m for special needs athletes, fun run at 9:15 a.m., 5-mile at 10 a.m., benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and The Interfaith Nutrition Network, rain or shine, register

  • Smiles Turkey Trot

    Race starts and finishes at Corey Beach Park on the Great South Bay and winds through the town of Blue Point, children's fun run begins at 8:30 a.m. for children 10 years old and under, turkey headbands for all participants, 5k and 1.5-mile noncompetitive walk begin at 9 a.m., benefits Smiles Change Lives, register

  • Nissequogue River State Park Foundation 1K Turkey Trot and 5K Run for the Park

    Check-in from 7:30-9 a.m.; 1k children's run begins at 8:30 a.m.; 5k run begins at 9 a.m.; meet at the Nissequogue River State Park administration building; benefits Nissequogue River State Park, register

  • Massapequa Park 5k Turkey Trot

    1 mile youth fun run will begin at 8:30 a.m., 5k will begin at 9 a.m., featuring post-race awards ceremony and raffle, benefits awareness, prevention and treatment of drug use and abuse, check-in from 2-6 p.m. on Nov. 22 at YES Community Counseling Center or 7-8:15 a.m. on Nov. 23 at Brady Park

  • EMO Turkey Trot

    Check in from 7:30-8:45 a.m., bring a non-perishable food donation, benefits health and wellness opportunities for East Moriches students, held at East Moriches Middle School on 9 Adelaide Avenue, rain or shine, register

  • Mount Sinai Turkey Trot 5k

    5k run/walk begins at 9 a.m., kids fun run starts 8:30 a.m. Check-in starts 7:30 a.m. in the cafeteria of the Mount Sinai High School

  • Gavin's Got Heart Turkey Trot 5K

    5k run/walk, pets and strollers welcome, check-in at 7 a.m., 5k begins at 8 a.m., rain or shine, register

  • Oyster Bay Turkey Trot

    5k run/walk through the streets of Oyster Bay, start on the corner of South Street and Audrey Avenue, finish at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park, check-in from 7:45-9:15 a.m. at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School (150 West Main Street), rain or shine, register

  • Montauk Run for Fun Turkey Trot Around Fort Pond

    Run for fun and turkey trot, 3-mile or 6-mile race; check-in from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Montauk Chamber, 742 Montauk Highway, register

  • Massapequa Turkey Trot

    Packet pick-up at 7:30 a.m., family fun run at 8:30 a.m., 5k run/walk at 9:15 a.m., rain or shine, register