A New Thanksgiving Tradition: Tofurky Trot


Hood River, OR - The Tofurky Company, a global leader in plant based proteins announced today they will sponsor two 5K Tofurky Trots this Thanksgiving Day, November 28 at 9 am in Portland, Oregon and Pasadena, California. The Portland Trot will be held at Mt. Tabor Park and the Pasadena Trot will be held at the iconic Rose Bowl stadium. The Trots are open to all ages, fitness levels and dietary persuasions. Prizes are awarded for top finishers in Men’s, Women’s and Kid’s Divisions as well as for the best costumed runner. Profits from the Tofurky Trots will be donated to Out To Pasture Animal Sanctuary, NW VEG and The National Museum of Animals and Society. Registration is $25 and people can sign up online at www.tofurky.com.
“We’ve held two small Tofurky Trots in the Northwest and the response has been tremendous.” said Seth Tibbott, Tofurky Company founder. “It’s a great way to have fun and get some exercise with veg friendly folks while raising money for some great causes.”
The Tofurky Company, an independent and family operated business, produces 36 different kinds of refrigerated and frozen meat alternatives. The Tofurky Stuffed Roast has been the leading vegetarian holiday alternative in the USA since its inception in 1995 according to sales figures. In 2012, the company sold the three millionth Tofurky Roast and expects to sell over 300,000 more this year. All Tofurky ingredients are meat free, non-genetically modified, and based on organic soy protein. Tofurky products can be found at over 12,000 natural food and grocery stores throughout the US and Canada.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2013 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Seth Tibbott, President and Founder Turtle Island Foods, POB 176, Hood River, OR 97031 Phone: (800) 508-8100 ext. 14 Email: info@tofurky.com Web: www.tofurky.com


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