The 5 Running Shoes to Wear on a Turkey Trot

Should you feel guilty in advance of your Thanksgiving dinner, knowing you will stuff your face with incredible amounts of food only to crash on the couch to watch football, remember a local turkey trot is a great opportunity to get in a run before the meal. But to ensure that you get a solid workout, you’ll need a great pair of sneakers.

Here are five styles now available for men and women to consider lacing up for a turkey trot.

1. Under Armour UA Team Charged Bandit 3


Under Armour UA Team Charged Bandit 3
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This is a lightweight and breathable look from the Baltimore-based athletic brand, executed with its acclaimed Charged Cushioning responsive midsole and firm external heel counter.


2. Brooks Glycerin 15

Brooks Glycerin 15
Brooks Glycerin 15
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The latest iteration of Brooks’ popular Glycerin franchise is a good choice for race day. The sneaker carries the brand’s Super DNA midsole and an upper executed with its 3D Fit Print technology.


3. Asics Gel Quantum 360 Shift

Asics Gel Quantum 360 Shift

This Asics shoe lets those who tend to land hard on the pavement not feel the shock so much, with a full-length gel-cushioning platform, which is paired with the brand’s FluidFit upper technology.


4. Hoka One One Clifton 4

Hoka One One Clifton 4
CREDIT: Zappos

This style bears Hoka’s Active Foot Frame midsole geometry for stability and an early-stage Meta-Rocker for a smoother transition.


5. New Balance 860v8

New Balance 860v8
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The latest 860 style from New Balance features responsive cushioning and reliable support, aided by its TruFuse midsole and a dual-density post.

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