OC / Irvine Turkey Trot
November 26, 2021
We've added a New 1 Mile Turkey Dash
and Turkey Feast Combo 1 mile race plus the 5k!
Ramp up your appetite and gobble up some fun at this year's OC Turkey Trot. You'll love the flat, fast, course that winds through Irvine Valley College. It's conveniently located in the heart of Irvine, off the 405 fwy or 5 fwy at Jeffery Rd exit. Why choose an over crowded race that takes a planning stragegy to get to? Come to the OC Turkey Trot and enjoy NO traffic, PLENTY of parking and NO need to show up HOURS before race start! SLEEP IN and enjoy the 8am start at this family friendly event. Invite the whole gang and make it a holiday tradition!
Start your day with our appetizer 1 Mile Turkey Dash which is perfect for those looking for a shorter distance! It's a family friendly distance to keep your entire tribe together! This is an untimed event and everyone gets a medal, shirt and slice of pie. Everyone has time to fit this in!
Our 5k race is our most popular and biggest race. All participants will be professionally chip timed. Race swag includes a gorgeous custom cast medal with ALL the bling and a soft comfy event shirt. If you're "in it to win it," there's age division awards, 3 deep.
Looking for extra helpings of fun? Take our Turkey Feast Combo challenge and earn extra medals. Start off with the 1 mile race and complete it within 30 minutes. Follow that up with the 5k race at 8am and earn your couch potatoe time for the rest of the day! Participants can pick up their 1 mile medal after the 5k if they don't want to wear it for the 5k. This is open to everyone who wants to try 2 events back to back. If you don't complete the 1 mile in time you'll just start the 5k when you finish. There's no penalities for coming in leisurly. Nothing but props for going for it!!!! We know you can do it!
Costume Awards will also be awarded so get creative and win more bling!
Kids Gobble Wobble races offer shorter distances to walk or run at any pace. These two races are untimed fun runs. All participants will receive a medal, and turkey trot tshirt!
We've got delicious slices of pumpkin pie for all finishers! Whether your fast or slow.....first or last....you can savor your accomplishment with all your fellow turkey trotters!
Parking is plentiful and parking passes can be pre purchased for $5 online. All Parking passes will distributed at Packet pick up and race morning at registration area. If you choose to pay for your parking in person after you've registered online, please bring cash to make it faster. You'll need to place the pass on your dash so don't forget it race morning. It needs to visible so plan to arrive a ittle earlier if you're paying on race day so you have time to go back to your car. All parking is very close by and makes for a great warm up! Consider carpooling with friends and family to save a few bucks!
Register today before prices go up and help support our amazing Charity Partners; Urban Health Aliiance, Race 4 the Environment and To Return. Our goal is to increase their public awareness and provide financial support for their ongoing projects. Visit our Charity Page and learn more about their mission. With each race registration, you can make a difference!