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Runners and walkers of all ages can start Thanksgiving in a great way by following a course that highlights the Evanston lakefront and Northwestern University campus. The first 1,000 registered runners will receive a crewneck sweatshirt. There will be Medals for the top three overall and age-group winners. The race begins at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, at the corner of Church Street and Sheridan Road. The fee is $35 for the adult race and $15 for the kids’ race. More information is available at