These Are Thanksgiving’s Top Turkey Trots

Start (or continue!) a Thanksgiving Day family tradition by signing up for a trot.

Rave Races

On November 26, take the whole family out for one of these Thanksgiving traditions and earn that food coma.

Holiday Spirit
At the Community Food Share 5K Turkey Trot, runners (including the Schuckies!) will feast their eyes on the gorgeous mountain sights as they run through the heart of the city. Feel good about your run as registration money goes to help feed hungry families in the area.
WHERE: Boulder, CO

Texas T-Day
As one of the largest Thanksgiving Day races, the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot attracts more than 36,000 runners each year. With options to run a timed or untimed race and both 5K and 8-mile courses, there’s an event for every level of runner. Stick around after for tons of family fun including pony rides, bounce houses and live music!
WHERE: Dallas, TX

Historical Harvest
In 1896, six runners raced 5 miles on Thanksgiving morning through the streets of Buffalo. Today, you can be part of history by running the oldest trot in the country, the 120th annual YMCA Turkey Trot. Celebrate the true spirit of the holiday by knowing that all proceeds from registration go toward helping support families’ participation in YMCA programs.
WHERE: Buffalo, NY

Gobble Gathering
If watching professional runners gut it out is your idea of a good time, head to the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot. Complete with an invitational elite race, the event also includes a 5K, 10K, kids’ fun run and 10K wheelchair race.
WHERE: San Jose, CA

Sunny Side Up
Get a healthy dose of vitamin D before your Thanksgiving feast by running the Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot in the sunshine state. With a finish line set up at a local high school track, you’ll be energized through the end by the roar of the crowd from the stands.
WHERE: Tampa, FL

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