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Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

November 25 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am


Race Date: November 25, 2021

Start Time: 8:30 AM

Location: Downtown San Jose, Santa Clara Street and 1st Street


When: November 25, 2021, Thanksgiving Morning – Times and venue subject to change.

  • 6:30 am: Race Day Packet Pick Up Opens (There will NOT be day of, on-site registration. Registration is only available online until 9:00 am Thanksgiving morning, capacity is 25,000).
  • 7:30 am: Elite Women’s 5K sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank Financial & PA/USATF Women sponsored by El Camino Hospital -Air travel provided by Alaska Airlines
  • 7:45 am: Costume Contest sponsored by Alaska Airlines & Mercury News @ Start Line
  • 8:00 am: Elite Men’s 5K sponsored by Juniper Networks & PA/USATF Men sponsored by PG&E – Air travel provided by Alaska Airlines
  • 8:25 am: 10K Wheelchair
  • 8:30 am: 5K/10K Mass Participation Start (by designated Corrals)
  • 9:00 am: Kids activities begin in Kids Fun Zone sponsored by Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • 10:00 am: Elite Awards Ceremony (all “open” winners will receive a medal and gift card)
  • 10:30 am: Kid’s Fun Run sponsored by First 5 Santa Clara County (open to ages 2-7)
  • 12:00 pm: Event Conclusion

Corral Start

  • Wheelchair – 8:25 AM
  • Corral A – 8:30 AM
  • Corral B – 8:37 AM
  • Corral C – 8:52 AM
  • Corral D – 9:07 AM
  • Corral E – 9:22 AM
  • *Start times are subject to change

Race day bag check is in the Festival Area. All items must be in a clear type stadium bag. NO backpacks, purses or large satchels. Bag check opens at 7:00 am and closes at 11:00 am.

Where: Downtown San Jose

  • START: Santa Clara Street at First Street
  • FINISH: Santa Clara Street at Delmas Street
  • FESTIVAL SITE: Guadalupe River Park / Arena Green

Why: In the past 16 years we have donated over $10 million to local charities. Our goal for this year is to donate an additional $1,000,000 to the five charities! Plus it’s a great way to start the day and get ready for a lot of eating at Thanksgiving dinner.

How: Participate by registering, volunteering or donating to the event. If you are registering, remember there are many categories you may qualify for and would be fun for you to possibly win a certain category. Check out our timed and non-timed categories for more information. We are capping registration this year at 25,000 participants so register today!

Who: You! Your family, friends, colleagues,

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November 25
8:00 am - 11:30 am
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Arena Green
Santa Clara St. at Delmas St.
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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32nd Annual Davis Turkey Trot
DATE: Saturday, November 20, 2021

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

– Finisher Medals
– Technical T-shirts
– Dog and stroller friendly

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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


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