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Turkey Trot organizers seek race day volunteers

The Turkey Trot officially sold out last week as it reached its maximum allotment of runners, but the the YMCA Buffalo Niagara still seeks volunteers, particularly on Nov. 28, the day of the race.

Specifically, volunteers are needed Thanksgiving morning to help control traffic at intersections to ensure the safety of participants, in the chute area to help keep the crowd moving, and at the buses to help with the orderly loading and unloading of participants.

For more information or to volunteer, click here.

"It is thanks to over 400 volunteers that we are able to host this event for over 14,000 Western New Yorkers each year without fail," Y officials said in a news release. "Your help is greatly appreciated.

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