The Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield invites community members to attend the 36th Annual Turkey Trot 5K and Kids Fun Run on Thursday, November 23rd, Thanksgiving Day, beginning at 8 a.m. Race proceeds help the Boys & Girls Club to create great futures for all young people in Ridgefield. The title sponsor of the Turkey Trot is Fairfield County Bank and the Lead Sponsors are Simpaug Farms and HamletHub. Champion Sponsors are Collins Hannafin PC, Karla Murtaugh HOMES, Pepsi and Wolfpit Running Club.
The Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield is a fully dedicated youth development facility that has been serving the community since 1936. At the Club, members participate in activities that encourage increased learning, improved fitness, positive decision making, creativity, leadership, and community service. Philanthropic support from the community allows the Club to thrive as a resource for all Ridgefield’s youth. Over 30% of the Club’s budget is raised through individual donations and fundraising events. Participating in the Annual Turkey Trot 5K helps the Boys & Girls Club to continue inspiring and enabling all young people to reach their full potential as caring, productive, and responsible citizens.