As the holidays approach, there are several local opportunities to help you stay in shape and contribute to worthy causes at the same time.
- Distance for Destiny 5k race and 1 mile kids’ run, Saturday, November 5. Proceeds benefit an orphanage in Nicaragua. The 5k begins at 8:30 a.m., the 1 mile at 10:30, both at Juan Diego Catholic High School. Register at www.active.com, or call 801-556-3861 for details.
- Thanksgiving “Crazy Course” Fun Run, Saturday, November 12. Register at draper.ut.us/recreation, or call 801-576-6570 for details.
- Thanksgiving Day Human Race 5k/10k, Thursday, November 24. This race benefits the Utah Food Bank and begins at 8 a.m. at the Draper Spectrum, 150 East 12120 South. Register at www.utahhumanrace.org, or call Phillip Gould at 801-523-9009 for details.