• 5k Individual - Adult (18+)
  • 10k Individual - Adult (18+)
  • 5k Youth - Age 5-17
  • 10k Youth - Age 5-17
  • 5k & 10k Combo - 5k/10k Combo
  • Widdle Wobble - Ages 2 - 12


The Turkey returns to Downtown Los Angeles on Thanksgiving morning. Downtown – Get Ready.

Welcome to Los Angeles' only road race on Thanksgiving Day! Enjoy your Thanksgiving meal guilt-free and join thousands of runners and walkers for this Thanksgiving tradition. The 6th annual event features both a 10k and a 5k course on the historic streets of Downtown LA; as well as a 1k Widdle Wobble for the little runners in the family. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, this event benefits The Midnight Mission - an amazing organization that offers a path to self sufficiency for those suffering from homelessness. 

  • All participants will receive a Turkey Trot LA Trucker Hat
  • Widdle Wobble youth receive a TTLA T-Shirt and Widdle Wobble medal
  • ALL participants receive a unique Finisher Medal.
  • Goodies from the Expo!

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Event details and schedule

Optional Pre-Race Packet Pickup 2018: Beat the lines on race morning and pick up your race packet prior to race day. Introducing 2 packet pick up locations on November 18th:

Location 1: Road Runner Sports 
1338 4th Street
Santa Monica
CA  90401
When:November 18th
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location 2: Capital One Cafe DTLA (free 45 minute parking validation)!
801 S. Grand Ave  #101
Los Angeles, CA  90017
When: November 18th
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Race Day

THURSDAY – November 22, 2018 (Thanksgiving Day)
6:45 a.m. – Race Day Registration Opens
6:45 a.m. – Pick Up Bibs / T-shirts

8:00 a.m. – 5k Start
9:00 a.m. – 10k Start
10:15 a.m. – Widdle Wobble Start

8:00 a.m. – Event Festival Starts – in front of City Hall!
10:00 a.m. – Awards

10:00 a.m. – Course Closed

12 noon – Go home and nap before eating Thanksgiving Dinner!

*Schedule subject to change

Organised by

Generic Events

825 Wilshire Blvd. #431, Santa Monica

Phone: 310-821-7898

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