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What better way to celebrate turkey day than with a 5k fun run? This flat, lakeside 5k is perfect for all ages and abilities. Come along to celebrate Thanksgiving and for the finisher’s medal and t-shirt.

How to enter the Oakland Turkey Trot

  1. 5k

    Run 5km
    $30–$75
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  2. Stomper's Stomp

    Run 0.1mi
    $20
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Oakland Turkey Trot routes

The Oakland Turkey Trot is a 5k around Lake Merritt in Oakland, CA.

Event Details

What’s Included

Packet Pick Up

We dynamically assign your bib and timing chip, so you’re free to come to either location on Wednesday

Wednesday

Oakland

  • Lake Merritt Pergola (599 El Embarcadero)
  • 12pm – 3pm

Berkeley

  • Sports Basement (2727 Milvia St)
  • 1pm – 7pm
  • 20% off entire store during event
  • Bring food donations for Alameda County Community Food Bank.

Thursday (Thanksgiving Morning)

Lake Merritt Pergola, Start Line Location

  • 7am – 8am

Where do I register for Stomper’s Stomp Kids Event on race morning?

You can register your child starting at 7am at the Oakland Athletics tent.

Raceday Logistics

The race starts at 8:30am on El Embarcadero between Lakeshore Ave and Grand Ave in front of the Lake Merritt Pergola.

On Wednesday pick up your race bibs, timing chip & event shirt at Sports Basement in Berkeley from 1pm – 7pm, Lake Merritt Pergola from 12pm – 3pm and then on race morning from 7:00am – 8:00am.

Schedule

  • 7:00am: Check-In Opens
FAQs

Are bikes, hoverboards, scooters, skateboards, push bikes, unicycles or wagons allowed on course?

No, due to safety concerns, only baby strollers/joggers and wheelchairs are allowed on the course. We ask those with baby strollers/joggers to stage toward the back of the start line chute and stay to the right to not impede faster participants.

Where do I register for Stomper’s Stomp Kids Event on race morning?

You can register your child starting at 7am at the Oakland Athletics tent.

Where are the restrooms?

Restrooms are located on the south corner of the Pergola Park festival area, along with hand washing stations.

 

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Oakland Turkey Trot weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

60°F
Predicted highs
48°F
Predicted lows
IconLight breeze possible, up to 6mph

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