The Second Annual 5K Downtown Turkey Trot Run and Walk will be held at 8:30 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 28. Race day registration begins at 7 a.m. at the Warren County courthouse parking lot.
The pre-registration deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 13. That cost is $15 and includes a long-sleeve commemorative shirt. A group of up to four family members may register for $30 with two shirts included. Late registration is $20 per person. Registration information is available at www.warrenfirecracker.wix.com/2013 or by calling Jess at 688-0393 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Students at Johnson’s Black Belt Academy were promoted to their respective belt ranks after a 1.5-hour testing of martial arts skills in kihon (basics), kata (forms), waza (self-defense), and Kumite (sparring) including, front row, from left, JR Riggle, 3rd Brown/Black stripe, Mike Ciprich, 3rd Brown/Black stripe, Abigail Krueger, Blue/Black stripe, Parker Mowrey, Blue/Black stripe, Arianna Lindsey, Blue/Black stripe, and Chris Jones, Green/Black stripe. Second row are Rick Johnson, 9th Degree Black Belt/Chief Instructor, Greg Flagella, 7th Degree Black Belt Testing Panel Coordinator, Zachry Tucher, 1st degree Black Belt Testing Panel, Emily Reitz, 1st Degree Black Belt Testing Panel, and Jessie Linamen, 1st Degree Black Belt Testing Panel.
The Turkey Trot is sponsored by the Northern Allegheny Outdoor Women's Association, Warren Police Explorers and Targeted Pet Treats.