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Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Braden Ellis, of Riverton, sports a turkey costume prior to running the fourth annual Utah Human Race in Draper Thursday as a benefit for the Utah Food Bank and LDS Humanitarian Services. The event started in 2006 with 750 participants and now ranks as one of Utah's largest annual fun runs/walks. In 2008, almost 1,900 participants helped raise nearly $30,000 for the Utah Food Bank and other humanitarian services. For 2009, the goal was to have another record crowd and donations in excess of $50,000.

Check out photos by Deseret News photographers from Thanksgiving Day events around the state, including the Utah Human Race in Draper, the Hogle Zoo's "Feast with the Beasts," and ice skating at the Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake City.