Before your Thanksgiving feast, join thousands for a festive run, trot or stroll along El Paseo in Palm Desert early on Thanksgiving Morning! All proceeds from the Fortem Financial Thanksgiving Day 5K go to support Martha’s Village & Kitchen’s services for our impoverished and homeless neighbors in the Coachella Valley. This family-friendly event welcomes young children in strollers and dogs on leashes. For kids there’s free face-painting, temporary tattoos, arts and crafts and more in the Kids Zone. Adults 21 years old and above are welcome to a post-race complimentary beer in the Beer Garden. The race is timed with a certified 5K course for competitive runners. Trophies are awarded to the top three fastest males and females overall and medals are awarded to the top three fastest males and females across several age categories.