We’re a few days away from Thanksgiving, and that means we’re a few days away from this year’s Turkey Trot.

Turkey Trot is a fundraiser for Redwood’s Youth for Christ, and for the Redwood Area Food Shelf, taking place on Thanksgiving day morning. It’s very simple: you pop the turkey in the oven, run or walk a 5k in Redwood Falls, then head on home to finish the dinner preparations, all for a good cause.

KLGR’s Joshua Dixon talked with Chris Schmitz, director for the Redwood Youth for Christ, about the Turkey Trot, about the importance of taking the long Minnesota goodbye into account when scheduling events, and the correct way to pronounce the word  “pecan” when making pecan pies: