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Thanksgiving Activities Diverse In Northwest Arkansas

Hundreds Of Northwest Arkansans Spend Thanksgiving Volunteering, Running, Shopping

Posted: November 29, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Runners begin the sixth annual Northwest Arkansas Turkey Trot Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

Although traditional Thanksgivings Day celebrations bring to mind Norman Rockwell paintings of families at home, the way some families actually celebrated Thanksgiving was much more active and diverse.

Fast Fact

Calorie Counting

A Thanksgiving meal of about 2,150 calories, including pie and turkey with dressing, will take 21.5 miles of walking to burn off.

Source: http://walking.about.com/library/cal/blthanksgivingcalories.htm

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