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Work up your Thanksgiving appetite with the Napa Valley Turkey Chase 5K & 10K. The whole family can walk, jog, or race their way around this fast and flat paved course around Napa Valley College and along the Napa River Trail. Celebrate in style with a tech t-shirt and turkey chase medal.

How to enter the Napa Valley Turkey Chase

  1. Napa Valley Turkey Chase 10 K

    Run 10km
  2. Napa Valley Turkey Chase 5 K

    Run 5km

Napa Valley Turkey Chase routes

Warm up your legs and your stomach this Thanksgiving in the Napa Valley Turkey Chase 5K & 10K. The course will take you on the flat and fast paved pathways around Napa Valley College and along the Napa River Trail.

Both courses have been measured by wheel and GPS, but please note they are not USATF certified courses.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Long sleeve technical Turkey Chase shirt
  • Commemorative Turkey Chase Medal
  • Chip timing
  • Free race photos
  • Awards for top M/F finishers and age group winners - prizes include free running shoes, gift cards, wine, tech shirts, gear and more.
Raceday Logistics

Packet pickup: Early packet pickup will be available on the Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am - 6pm at Athletic Feat in Napa. Packets will also be available to be picked up on race day.

Race Day Schedule:

07:00am: Race day packet pickup opens

07:50am: Packet pickup closes and Kids 100m Turkey Dash Start

08:00am: 10K Start

08:15am: 5K Start

Age Cutoff:

Kids under 7 run free

Gear Check:

There will be an informal gear check by the start line, but please leave all valuables at home or in the car.


There will be toilets available by the start/finish line


Race results will be live on the computers at the results tent immediately after the race. They will also be available on the event website.

Kit List

Any Thanksgiving-themed costume attire that you desire.


The looped course has many different points where spectators can line the pathways and cheer on their runners. Come to the finish line to watch your runners celebrate with their medals, and enjoy the local booths and vendors.

It takes a great group of enthusiastic people to run a smooth and fun event. If you like supporting your fellow runners and enjoy lending a helping hand please reach out.
Volunteer on behalf of an organization and Athletic Feat will make a donation for your volunteer time. It's a great way to raise funds, fulfill community service hours or simply get out and support the participants because you enjoy running event.

Types of volunteer positions:

Packet Pick-up
Parking Assistant
Water Station Aid
Course Marshal
Food Prep
Medal & Wine Distribution
Lead Bikers

Time Frame: Volunteers will be needed from 6:30am to 11:00am on race morning. If you are only available for part of a shift then we can find a position that fits your schedule.
If you are interested, please contact [email protected], or 707 258-6272

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I run with my dog in the Napa Valley Turkey Chase?
Unfortunately not, please leave your furry friends at home.
Can I run with headphones in the Napa Valley Turkey Chase?
Yes, running with headphones will be allowed, however, please make sure to pay close attention to any instructions from the marshals.
Do I have to register my kids for the 100m Turkey Dash at the Napa Valley Turkey Chase?
No, kids 7 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a 100 meter race through the finish line. No registration is required, and there will be no results but every participant in the kids dash will receive a prize.

Napa Valley Turkey Chase weather forecast

Light rain in the morning and afternoon.

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Athletic Feat / Bicycle Works is a locally owned and owner-operated running specialty and athletic gear store in beautiful Napa, California.



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