More than 5,000 runners registered for the annual Turkey Trot in Alexandria.
Photo by Louise Krafft.
Two days out from Thanksgiving, more than 5,000 people had registered for the annual Turkey Trot in Alexandria. This year, Susanna Sullivan set a new women’s course record of 27:12. Emily Harrison had held the record since 2011 with her time of 27:14. Colin Leibold came in first overall in 24:32. Leibold was followed in seconds by Baisa Moleta, Dere Deme, Girma Bekele and Kieran O’Connor.
The 2014 grand marshal was George Washington Middle School and T.C. Williams graduate Chip Puskar. Race sponsors included Jen Walker Realtor, Jack Taylor Toyota, R&B Inc., Browne Academy, Bisoux Salon, St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub, Carney, Alexandria Pet Care, Paws Go, John Reynolds, The Mobile Pages, Mind the Mat/Pilates and Yoga, Alexandria Bavarian Services, Brandt Ramsey & Associates, Baby Love Disco, Bubble Laundromat, Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria Hyundai, Larabar, Hadeed Carpets, HSBC, Alexandria First Church of Christ Scientist, Del Ray Pizzeria, The Neighborhood Pharmacy, Evening Star Café, Total Environmental Concepts and Friends of Duncan Library.