Offset holiday eating by signing up for any of these local running events in November and December. If you don’t feel in shape to run, do a quick walk. The goal is to get outside, move and socialize.

(Ok, I threw in one race in the Keys because it sounds like fun.)

The 27th Annual Delray Beach Turkey Trot

What: 5K run/walk

When: Saturday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 a.m.

Where: Anchor Park, 340 South Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach

How much: $30 for the run, $25 for the walk

More info here.

Hog Trot Key West 5K Run

When: Saturday, Nov. 30 at 8 a.m.

Where: Hog’s Breath Saloon, 400 Front Street, Key West

How much:  $25 until race day, $30 on race day.

More info: Call 305/296-4222 or click here.

Runner’s Edge PAL Holiday Mile

What: A one-mile race

When: Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7:05 p.m. (during the Boca Raton Holiday Parade)

Where: 777 S. Federal Highway, Boca Raton

How much: $20 for adult,; $10 for kids 16 and younger

More info here.

Happy running!

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