LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – A yearly Thanksgiving tradition in the capital city will bring runners together for a good cause.

Bill Torey from Rock City Running joined FOX 16 Good Day with more details on The Gobbler Turkey Trot. The race will be held Thanksgiving Day with a 3, 4, or 6.5 mile family fun run and walk option.

Admission is free, but attendees must bring canned goods, non-perishable food items or money donations to benefit the Arkansas Foodbank.

Items that are needed by the Arkansas Food Bank include:

  • Cornbread/stuffing mix
  • Canned meat
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Canned veggies
  • Mashed potato mix
  • Canned/instant gravy
  • Canned sweet potatoes
  • Mac and cheese
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned pumpkin

The run will start at 8 a.m. in The Heights. There will also be a Tom’s Tiny Trot for young runners before the main run.

To sign up for the event, visit