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Turkey Trot Los Angeles

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L.A’s largest Turkey Trot returns! Join friends and family for this Thanksgiving tradition benefiting a great cause. Join thousands of runners and walkers for the annual Turkey Trot Los Angeles on Thanksgiving morning. Everyone is welcome! The sixth annual Turkey Trot Los Angeles. Participate in the 5k, 10k, or 1-mile Widdle Wobble for kids. Thanksgiving morning – November 28, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Packet pickup opens at 6:45 a.m. on race day.

How to enter the Turkey Trot Los Angeles

  1. 10k

    Run 10km
    $25–$45
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  2. 5k

    Run 5km
    $20–$40
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  3. Widdle Wobble

    Run 1km
    $15–$20
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Turkey Trot Los Angeles routes

10k Course

Like doing 5ks and want to go longer? Then do the 10k. The course does portions of the 5k with added mileage on Grand, Hope, Olive and Lower Grand. You’ll get to see the new Broad Museum and other sides of Disney Hall and Dorothy Chandler. The race starts in front of City Hall and loops up and around Grand Park, past Disney Hall and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. After a nice downhill, participants will be treated to a historic course along Spring Street, referred to as the Wall Street of the West! You’ll past by such notable buildings as the Continental Building (LA’s first skyscraper), The Hellman Building, El Dorado Hotel, Crocker Bank and more. Runners do a U-Turn at 9th Street and then return to City Hall / Grand Park for the finish (there’s a small uphill near the finish)!

5k Course

Can we say fast, fun and scenic? The race starts in front of City Hall and loops up and around Grand Park, past Disney Hall and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. After a nice downhill, participants will be treated to a historic course along Spring Street, referred to as the Wall Street of the West! You’ll past by such notable buildings as the Continental Building (LA’s first skyscraper), The Hellman Building, El Dorado Hotel, Crocker Bank and more. Runners do a U-Turn at 9th Street and then return to City Hall / Grand Park for the finish (there’s a small uphill near the finish)!

Event Details

What’s Included
  • This year all participants will receive a Turkey Trot LA trucker hat!
  • Unique Finishers Medals for ALL participants!
  • Goodies from the rockin’ expo!
Raceday Logistics

Race Day

Thursday – November 22 (Thanksgiving Day)
6:45 a.m. – Race Day Registration Opens
6:45 a.m. – Pick Up Bibs / Turkey Trucker Hats

8:00 a.m. – 5k Start
9:00 a.m. – 10k Start

Optional Pre-Race Packet Pickup 2018: Beat the lines on race morning and pick up your race packet prior to race day. Introducing 2 packet pick up locations on November 18th:

Location 1: Road Runner Sports 1338 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA  90401. When: November 18th, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location 2: Capital One Cafe DTLA, 801 S. Grand Ave  #101, Los Angeles, CA  90017. When: November 18th.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m - Widdle Wobble Start

FAQs

Can I walk or do I have to run the entire distance?

You can walk, run, moonwalk or skip. Just come out and have some fun with us!

Are there age/division awards?

Yes! The top 3 in each age division for the 5k and 10k will receive awards.

Are strollers allowed on the course?

Yes! Thanksgiving is all about family. If your child will be running or walking the course (even just parts of it), they must be registered though. If your child would like to receive a t-shirt, medal, and bib, they also must be registered.

Are dogs allowed on the course?

No! While we love pets, we ask everyone to leave their animal family members at home.

Is the Widdle Wobble 1k timed?

The kid’s runs have a race clock, but participants are not individually timed.

If my child is participating in the Widdle Wobble, can I run alongside them?

Yes!

Are there restrooms at the event?

Yes! There are plenty of restrooms located at the start and finish areas on Spring Street (between City Hall and Grand Park).

Is there a place to put my belongings while I race?

No. If you bring valuables, we recommend carrying them in a small runners bag that you can have on you while you run.

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