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Orange County Turkey Trot

November 28, 2019 · Irvine, CA

Distance: 5K, Kids Run

Run up your appetite in Irvine. Join thousands at Orange County’s Best Turkey Trot at Irvine Valley College – 8 am Start.

Run fast, jog, trot, walk, or enjoy a nice stroll on this flat scenic course.  A scrumptious SLICE OF PIE awaits you at the finish. Along with So Cal’s best custom cast finisher medal. This year, get a spinning Turkey. Guaranteed to be a picture perfect way to start celebrating THANKSGIVING DAY! 

Kick off your holiday with friends and family at the OC/ Irvine Turkey Trot! Run up an appetite and savor your slice of pie at the finish! This flat, friendly course is walker friendly and stroller ready!
DECK out your Thanksgiving trimmings with:

  • * Sparkly Custom Cast Spinner Medals.
  • * Soft Comfy “laz around all day” Tech 5k shirts and tees for kids.
  • * Drop the mic –tasty pumpkin pie.
  • * Custom Race bibs that make great place mats and napkins – hey we gotta recycle!
  • *. Whipped Cream shooters at the half way point! Why? Cuz it’s fun and delicious!
  • * Chip timing by Itz About Time. Division awards for fastest AND “back of the pack” this year! Yes! All finisher count! First and LAST! Overall trophies.
  • * World Record attempt at the start…..stay tuned for details and make history with us!

Gobble Wobble Events

There will be plenty of fun for the kids.  They can run the 5K with the family or participate in their own event: 

9:15 A.M:  Diaper Dash – 50 yards (3 and under)
9:20 A.M:  Tot Trot  – 100 yards (4 to 5 years old)
9:25 A.M: Youth Race -1/4 Mile (6 to 10 years old)
9:28 A.M: Youth Race – Half Mile (11 to 12 years old)
**The 5K starts at 8:00 A.M

Kid’s Dash Details
All participants receive a race bib, custom cast medal, event t-shirt, and slice of pie!   5k is chip timed and kid’s runs are for fun.  We will start lining the kids up at 9:05 per age group.  All the kids races are on a out and back loop and start and end in the same spot.   The course will be closed and lined with volunteers to direct all kids to the turnaround spot. They can turn early if they want with no penalty if they think it’s too far.  One adult per child can run with their participant and the parent does not have to register but will not receive the shirt, medal, bib or pie. 

If you have a child that just wants to ride in a stroller with you on the 5k course, they can do so without registering.  They will not receive a medal, bib, shirt or pie but they can share yours! 


Professional Chip timing and results for all 5k participants. Age Division awards will be given 3 deep in the following age categories: 1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,55-59 60-64, 65-69, 70-over.

Costume Awards will be given for Best Dressed so come decked out and you may take home a prize! Win as an individual or a group (6 people max)!


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