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Thursday November 28, 2019
Avon High School
9:00 a.m.


2018 Race Results

The Turkey Dash, a 5k run/walk is held each year on Thanksgiving morning at the Avon High School in Avon, Ohio. This family friendly event is a great way to show your gratitude for your own health, support a great cause, and work up an appetite for your own Thanksgiving feast.

Funds raised from the annual Turkey Dash go directly to  families in Northeast Ohio who are impacted by the financial burden of the high cost of breast cancer treatments.   Last year, over $30,000 was raised for the Foundation.

The race, held at the Avon High School and winding through the Highland Subdivision of Avon, features over 1500 runners and 250 spectators. Racers, their families, and friends enjoy pumpkin pie, hot cocoa and coffee along with fruit and water at the end of the race. Turkey Dash Medals are awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age group and the top male and female finishers are recognized.

Turkey Dash medals are awarded to First, Second, and Third place male and female finishers in the following adge divisions:  2-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, ....60-64, 65-69, 70 and over. 

Special thanks to our race committee and chairwomen: Sharon Lerch, Mary Browning, and Stacia Yanasak. For more information about the race contact call 440-933-7621 or email

18th Annual Karen P. Nakon Breast Cancer Foundation
Golf Outing

Monday August 10 2020
Shot gun Start 11:30 a.m.
Red Tail Golf Club in Avon, Ohio
$200.00 per golfer includes: 18 holes of Afternoon Golf & Cart, Driving Range & Putting Green, Lunch, Complimentary On-Course Refreshments, and Dinner in the Clubhouse.

This annual golf outing and raffle is the Foundation's largest fundraiser and has raised over $700,000 net in 17 years to support our mission of direct aid to families battling the financial impacts of breast cancer.

Last year's event brought 144 golfers together at Red Tail Golf Club for some challenging golf, great entertainment and a good cause. Hole-in-One Contests and an incredible raffle and 50/50 rounded out a day that raised $52,000

For information on sponsorships or to participate in the 2020 Golf Outing please email us at: or call 440-933 -7621








The Turkey Dash has raised over $76,000 since 2004.

Over 1140 runners and walkers participated Thanksgiving morning 2008.

210 golfers came out to show their support last year.

Patrick Keaton won a trip to Atlantic City with a spectacular hole-in-one on the 8th hole at our 2006 outing.
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