Exercise As An Appetizer: Thanksgiving Event To Help Kids

It's a way to really build your appetite and give back to kids at the same time! On Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Leverage Fitness Studio in Forty Fort will hold its third annual Turkey Trot. Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey previewed the 5-mile trek Thursday morning.

The race donates a portion of its money to the Wyoming Valley Children's Association. The nonprofit in Forty Fort helps kids with developmental delays. WVCA also provides physical, occupational and speech therapies all under one roof.


  • WHAT: 3rd annual Turkey Trot
  • WHEN: Today, Thanksgiving, November 24
  • TIME: Registration: 8 a.m. Race Starts: 9 a.m.
  • COST: $25.00
  • WHY: To help raise some funds for the nonprofit, Wyoming Valley Children's Association in Forty Fort.

To learn more about Leverage Fitness Studio and the race, head here!