When and Where

Oceanside Turkey Trot  

November 23, 2017        

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Race Description

Come “move your feet before you eat” this Thanksgiving at Oceanside’s 17th Annual Turkey Trot 5 Mile or 5K run/walk. Join one of the fastest-growing holiday traditions. Be sure to bring the entire family, as there will be a race, run or walk for everyone. The event offers a costume contest, the largest teams competition, fabulous live entertainment on the course, and finisher medals for all participants.

Adult 5 Mile

$45

by 11/21;

$48

by 11/23;

$50

on Race Day

Adult 5K

$40

by 11/21

$43

by 11/23

$45

on Race Day

Adult 5K/5 Mile Combo

$50

by 11/23

$55

on Race Day

Sr. (65+) & Active Military 5K

$38

by 11/23

$40

on Race Day

Sr. (65+) & Active Military 5 Mile

$40

by 11/23

$45

on Race Day

Sr./Military 5K/5 Mile Combo

$48

by 11/23

$50

on Race Day

Beneficiaries

$5.00 from the entry fee can go to the Oceanside School or non-profit of your choice, or Move Your Feet Before You Eat Foundation®.

Course

The racecourse is a quick downhill 5 Mile/5K that starts at the Civic Center and finishes at the Pier area along the Beach.

* Race Day Registration and bib pick up starts at 6 AM inside the Civic Center parking garage. If you are picking up your bib and/or registering on race day, make sure to pick up your t-shirt and check out the souvenirs at the Finish Line Expo at the Oceanside Amphitheater, near the finish line.)

Register online above or download our paper entry form. Paper entry forms will not be accepted after 11/22. They can be mailed to Kinane Events, 603 Seagaze Drive #968, Oceanside, CA 92054.

Overall Schedule

Wednesday. November 23

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM – Expo (Registration & Bib Pick Up)

(Junior Seau Beach Community Center, 300 N. The Strand, Oceanside)

Thursday, November 24 (Thanksgiving Day)

6:00 – 7:45 AM – Race Day Registration & Bib Pick Up*

(Oceanside Civic Center Parking Garage, 500 Civic Center Drive.

6:45 AM – 5 Mile Run

8:05 AM – 5K Run

8:35 AM – 5K Walk

9:00 AM – Last wave of 5K walk

10:00 AM – Move Your Feet Before You Eat!® 1 Mile; 7-12 yrs. old and Seniors over 65

10:25 AM – Tiny Turkey Trot 1/5 Mile; 6yrs. & Under; Start at Tyson Park *All start times are subject to change

Location

Start Line:

Oceanside Civic Center
330 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054

Finish Line

200 S. The Strand
Oceanside, CA 92054

Pre-Race Bib Pick Up

Junior Seau Beach Community Center
300 N. The Strand
Oceanside, CA 92054

Stroller Policy

Strollers are allowed in the event but due to the crowd size and insurance, we kindly must enforce the following rules:

  • 5k– Walking strollers only. No running strollers. Please line up in last two or three waves with Walkers.
  • 5 Mile – Running strollers can participate in the 5 Mile. Your pace must be faster than 12 min/mile in order for us to open Coast Hwy north of Sportsfisher for neighbors to enter and exit.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Race Day Gear Check

Participants who are using rapid transit such as, biking, carpooling or being dropped off at the event, will have a gear check will be available in the courtyard of the Civic Center from 6:15 am to 10:30 am. Any items left behind on Race Day will be taken to the Kinane Events office and held for 7 days. After 7 days, items will be donated to the Women’s Resource Center. Please note, Kinane Events staff and volunteers are not held responsible for any lost or damaged items. We highly recommend that valuable items be left at home.