Los Angeles Turkey Trot Guide

The Thanksgiving weekend Turkey Trot is a running community tradition! 

It's a great way to start off this wonderful holiday and feel just fine about going back for seconds at the dinner table. Enjoy some fresh air while you take on a physical challenge and connect with the community at these running events. You will have an extra bounce in your step when you return home and spend quality time with friends and family watching football and feasting on delicious turkey, stuffing, cranberries and more. 

We have two things for you in this article

1 - A list of Turkey Trots happening around the Los Angeles area you might want to check out.

2 - The RunGuides Los Angeles Turkey Trot map to help you find Turkey Trots near you

Anaheim Turkey Trot 5K & Fun Run

Anaheim Turkey Trot 5k & Fun Run

Date: Sunday, November 19, 2023
Distance: 1mi, 5k, and 10k

Run Anaheim Turkey Trot 5K at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. This is a family friendly event that has something for everyone. Choose your own course tactics: Run fast, jog, trot, walk, or enjoy a nice stroll on this flat scenic course. You're welcome to come dressed in a theme or in running attire. This will be a picture perfect way to start celebrating Thanksgiving Day!

> Learn more about the Anaheim Turkey Trot 5K & Fun Run

Turkey Trot Los Angeles

Turkey Trot Los Angeles

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2023
Distance: 5k & 10k
Run Size: 1,000 - 5,000

This here race is a classic Turkey Trot on the streets of LA - c'mon out for a good time racing over 5k, 10k or the Widdle Wobble for kids 12 and under on Thanksgiving morning. The runs start in front of City Hall and everyone gets a rockin’ event t-shirt, sparkly finisher medal, and bib.

> Learn more about the Turkey Trot Los Angeles

Orange County Turkey Trot

Orange County Turkey Trot

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2023
Distance: 5k
Run Size: 1,000 - 5,000

Run Orange County’s Turkey Trot 5K. This is a family friendly event that has something for everyone, including a kids run! Choose your own course tactics: Run fast, jog, trot, walk, or enjoy a nice stroll on this flat scenic course. You’re welcome to come dressed in a theme or in running attire. It’s your choice how to celebrate. It’s your Turkey Trot! This will be a picture perfect way to start celebrating Thanksgiving Day.

> Learn more about the Orange County Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot OC 5K

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2023
Distance: 5k
Run Size: 500

Continue your family tradition, or take advantage of our flat and fast course to improve your 5K time, all in-person! Join in the fun of the annual Turkey Trot OC 5K on Thanksgiving in Tustin, CA. This event includes finisher medals, timed medals for all age groups, and an event T-shirt. The event aims to raise funds to provide 30,000 meals for the hungry and homeless of Orange County. Your participation will continue the work of ending homelessness, one life at a time.

> Learn more about the Turkey Trot OC 5K

Dana Point Turkey Trot

Dana Point Turkey Trot

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2023
Distance: 5k, 10k, and 1mi
Run Size: 7,500

The Dana Point Turkey Trot has been a beloved Orange County tradition. Choose and enjoy a 10K, Combo 15K, and Kids 1-Mile Gobble Wobble, and two-day Health & Fitness Expo. The Dana Point Turkey Trot is the sixth largest turkey trot in the nation and is a USA Track & Field (USATF) sanctioned and certified event.

> Learn more about the Dana Point Turkey Trot

Looking for More Races?

For the complete list of Turkey Trots and other races happening in and around Los Angeles go to www.runguides.com/los-angeles/runs

Los Angeles turkey trot map

 

Published on Oct 12, 2023
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