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
- Run 5km
- Run 0.1mi
Oakland Turkey Trot routes
The Oakland Turkey Trot is a 5k around Lake Merritt in Oakland, CA.
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Light breeze possible, up to 6mph
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