There's nothing like getting out in the cold, fresh air to help you work up an appetite for Thanksgiving dinner. Here's a list of Thanksgiving Day events to help get your blood moving before your holiday feast.
Visit the zoo while the turkey is in the oven and watch keepers give the animals, turkey shaped piñatas, pumpkins and other Thanksgiving treats to stomp, roll, drop & chomp. At 10:30 a.m., keepers will give the elephants an 850-pound pumpkin!
Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
2600 East Sunnyside Ave.
Seniors (65 and older): $7
Children (3 to 12): $7
Children 2 and younger: Free
Enjoying Thanksgiving Day doesn’t mean gaining a few extra pounds. So come burn a few calories and create lasting memories at the 7th Annual Utah Human Race, benefiting Utah Food Bank.
Register early; no day-of-race registration.
Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, 8 a.m.
Participants must arrive by 7 a.m.
Draper Spectrum, formerly VF Factory Outlets
12101 Factory Outlet Dr.
Why not spend the day skiing before sitting down to Thanksgiving Dinner? If Mother Nature cooperates, most Utah ski resorts will be open Thanksgiving Day. Some offer dining options as well. Check the resort website for offers.