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A Turkey Trot at 8,000 feet (photos)

Children race off at the start of Snow Mountain Ranch’s annual 3.5k Turkey Trot on Thursday in Grand County. Photos by Eli Pace / epace@skyhinews.com
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The short, family friendly course snaked through through the ranch campus with 360 degree views of the nearby mountains.
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Along the way, Snow Mountain Ranch had set up small skills stations for the trotters.
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After completion of an obstacle, participants got one of their fingers marked by ranch staff.
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Another completed obstacle brought another mark.
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At one point, Wyatt Robinson of Bethune, Colorado, tried sliding across the snow covered roads on his knees.

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Meanwhile, Monica, Scott and Mattie Macdonald, who were visiting family in Grand County, walked with a little pep in their steps.
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After completing the full course, the Carlson family showed off all the different colored marks on their hands, meant to be their “turkeys.”
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