Voted Top Trot by Runner’s World Magazine & LA Times

Recognized as one of the Top Trots in the country by Runner’s World Magazine and the Los Angeles Times, the trot attracts visitors from 46 States and 460 cities and benefits the Move Your Feet Before You Eat!® foundation.

Registration for 2022 is open! We invite you to come “move your feet before you eat” this Thanksgiving at Oceanside’s 17th Annual Turkey Trot 5-mile or 5K run/walk. Register & join one of the fastest-growing holiday traditions. Be sure to bring the entire family, as there will be races for everyone. The event offers a costume contest, the largest teams competition, fabulous live entertainment on the course, and finisher medals for all participants. Free digital photos, medals, shirts, and live results to all registered participants. The event has raised over $420,000 for non-profits that serve O’side residents.

EVENT INFO

The scenic beachside course starts on Coast Highway and ends behind the amphitheater on the strand in Oceanside and features 3.1 or 5 miles of fast and flat stretches, water views and ocean breezes.

5M
  • Start Line Location: 330 N. Coast Highway
  • Finish Line Location: The Strand and Seagaze (Approximately)
  • Start Time: 6:45 am
  • Scenic 5 mile point to point course through the Oceanside Harbor and The Strand
5K
  • Start Line Location: 330 N. Coast Highway
  • Finish Line Location: The Strand and Seagaze (Approximately)
  • Start Time: 8:05 am
  • Scenic 3.1 mile point to point course down Coast Highway and ending on The Strand

RUNNER’S PERKS

  • Custom T-Shirt
  • Custom Finisher Medal
  • FREE Race Photos
  • Live Finisher Results and Rankings
  • Age Group Awards for LOCAL and OPEN
2021 Oceanside Turkey Trot
November 25, 2021
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2021 Oceanside Turkey Trot
November 25, 2021
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VOLUNTEER

It’s people like you who help make the Oceanside Turkey Trot an engaging community event! It’s fun for the entire family and we can use helpers from all age ranges. Positions are available on the following days: Tuesday, November 22; Wednesday, November 23; and Thursday, November 24.

TEAM COMPETITION

Grab a friend, grab the kids, our teams competition is fun! The top 10 largest teams win gift certificates to local restaurants!

2021 Oceanside Turkey Trot
November 25, 2021
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2021 Oceanside Turkey Trot  at Oceanside, CA.

SPONSORSHIPS

Your logo would look great on our start line and our 9,000 tshirts! Showcase your brand, collect leads, or sell some goods! Getting involved with the Trot is a win-win! Last year, our race received national news coverage on Fox News Weather for 5 minutes!

FAQ

Got a question? We have an answer! Visit our FAQ to learn more about pricing, strollers, dogs, and just about everything else you can think of!

2021 Oceanside Turkey Trot
November 25, 2021
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HOST SPONSORS

CO-SPONSORS

OFFICIAL SPONSORS

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PRODUCT SPONSORS

MEDIA SPONSORS

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