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12th Annual Petaluma Turkey Trot & Food Drive!

Thanksgiving Day   –  Thursday, November 22, 2018   –   Start Time: 8:30 AM

Don’t forget to bring your canned foods for the donation!

Trot Info

The 12th Annual Petaluma Turkey Trot is scheduled for Thanksgiving morning, the run starts at 8:30 am sharp! It’s healthy, social, and fun! Featuring no fees, minimal registration, zero waste, and Turkey Trot beanies for the first 300 runners!

Runners, trotters, and walkers of all ages are welcome. Warm up to music at 8:15 am with KaiaFIT. Feel free to come in turkey-wear! Print your 4 Mile Route Map or 6 Mile Route Map below (not that the maps have ever helped). Luckily, the Petaluma High School Lacrosse Teamwill be on the trail to point the way!

Trot History

 

We have grown! This year we are partnering with AQUS Community and Petaluma High School Lacrosse.

The trot started 12 years ago when founder Mary Dooley was looking for a community run to participate in on Thanksgiving morning. Since no such run was to be found, there was only one choice: start one and design a route that would excite and delight. She invited the whole community to trot around in nature and feel darn good about a calorie burn before the big feast. The Turkey Trot is not just a walk in the park (though walkers are welcome).

The first year a group of 20 runners came out, the next year 30, then 50 trotters. Last year was our biggest yet with over 1000 trotters! We filled the Redwood Empire Food Bank’s truck and raised over $2000.

You may have heard that people get lost in Helen Putnam Park, and it’s all true! But eventually they find their way back to the start and definitely burn extra calories. (More pumpkin pie for them).

Course Description & Map Downloads

Your choice of a 4 mile or 10 kilometer distance to trot, run or walk.

4 Mile Route: If you walk this, you might arrive at the finish when the majority of the 10K runners get back. If you trot or run this, you might hang out for a while and take some photos of incoming walkers/ runners and post them to our Facebook Page.  download map

10K -ish Route: The ish is because sometimes people get lost. If you walk this, it will take a long time and likely won’t see us at the finish line because we’ve got a turkey to roast. Just know that we wish you the best!  download map

Food Drive

We welcome your cans, pasta and cereal as a donation to the Redwood Empire Food Bank – the largest provider of food to people in need in Sonoma County.

Rules of the Trot

  • Obey traffic signals.
  • Run against traffic so you can observe approaching automobiles.
  • Look both ways before crossing.
  • Carry identification.Include any medical information.
  • Always stay alert and aware of what’s going on around you.
  • Run with a partner.
  • Bring your own water bottle.
  • When using multi-use trails, follow the rules of the road.
  • Do not litter.

Beneficiary

You. Me. Us. Redwood Empire Food Bank.

Details

Date:
November 22, 2018
Time:
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://madarc.com/turkey-trot/

Venue

McNear Park Parking Lot
1008 G St, Petaluma
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
+ Google Map

** Please always check with the event director to confirm race info, like dates, times, venue, etc. **


FEATURED EVENT

33rd Annual Davis Turkey Trot
DATE: Saturday, November 20, 2021
LOCATION: Davis, CA

DISTANCES: 5K •  10K  •   2M  •  Kids Run

EVENT PERKS:  
– Finisher Medals
– Technical T-shirts
– Dog and stroller friendly

MORE INFO: View details

 

Contact Info

 

Have a question not answered on our site?

  • Phone: 530-757-2012
  • Email Us
  • A Change of Pace Foundation
    PO Box 4458
    Davis, CA 95617

ACoP on Instagram

 
Registration is open for the 39th Annual Davis Stampede. 

A discount is offered to all entries submitted prior to January 2nd. 

Race day is Sunday, February 20th, 2022. Distances will include a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and a (new) family and dog-friendly 2K. 🏃‍♀️🚶‍♂️🐾

Registration is open for the 39th Annual Davis Stampede.

A discount is offered to all entries submitted prior to January 2nd.

Race day is Sunday, February 20th, 2022. Distances will include a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and a (new) family and dog-friendly 2K. 🏃‍♀️🚶‍♂️🐾

4 weeks ago
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Congrats to all the Turkey Trotters who joined us in Davis today! What a wonderful morning for running, walking, and dog jogging 🐾  Results are posted at results.changeofpace.com.

Congrats to all the Turkey Trotters who joined us in Davis today! What a wonderful morning for running, walking, and dog jogging 🐾 Results are posted at results.changeofpace.com.

2 months ago
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2/9
Excited for this weekend’s #davisturkeytrot! Bib Pick Up is Friday 11/19 from 2-7pm. See you soon! 🦃 

Reminder: Please wear a mask 😷 to packet pick up / race day registration.

Excited for this weekend’s #davisturkeytrot! Bib Pick Up is Friday 11/19 from 2-7pm. See you soon! 🦃

Reminder: Please wear a mask 😷 to packet pick up / race day registration.

2 months ago
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#davisturkeytrot finisher medals are here! 🍁🏅

#davisturkeytrot finisher medals are here! 🍁🏅

2 months ago
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🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia

🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20. Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m.

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons.

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year.

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia

2 months ago
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Ever wonder how race medals are made? 🤔Check out this behind the scenes video of the #davisturkeytrot finisher medals in production! 🏅

#finishermedal #finishermedals #turkeytrot #davisCA #runsac #willrunforbling #norcalrunning

Ever wonder how race medals are made? 🤔Check out this behind the scenes video of the #davisturkeytrot finisher medals in production! 🏅

#finishermedal #finishermedals #turkeytrot #davisCA #runsac #willrunforbling #norcalrunning

2 months ago
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Saw this adorable little pumpkin at the Pleasanton Rotary Spirit Run this morning.  Happy Halloween! 🎃

#pleasanton #pleasantonca #alamedacountyfairgrounds #pleasantonrotary #dogsofinstagram #happyhalloween #halloween #halloweenspiritrun

Saw this adorable little pumpkin at the Pleasanton Rotary Spirit Run this morning. Happy Halloween! 🎃

#pleasanton #pleasantonca #alamedacountyfairgrounds #pleasantonrotary #dogsofinstagram #happyhalloween #halloween #halloweenspiritrun

3 months ago
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Save the date: The #davisstampede will return on Sunday, February 20, 2022. 🎉

#halfmarathon #davisCA #norcalrunning #daviscalifornia #runsac #runsacramento #running #10k #5k

Save the date: The #davisstampede will return on Sunday, February 20, 2022. 🎉

#halfmarathon #davisCA #norcalrunning #daviscalifornia #runsac #runsacramento #running #10k #5k

3 months ago
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4️⃣ weeks from today … runners and walkers will be crossing the #davisturkeytrot finish line! 

#daviscalifornia #Davisca #turkeytrot #norcalrunning #rundavis #runsac #achangeofpace #achangeofpacefoundation

4️⃣ weeks from today … runners and walkers will be crossing the #davisturkeytrot finish line!

#daviscalifornia #Davisca #turkeytrot #norcalrunning #rundavis #runsac #achangeofpace #achangeofpacefoundation

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