Join us for the second running of the Santa Rosa Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving Day. The races start and finish at Old Courthouse Square in downtown Santa Rosa and follow an out-and-back 5k course along on the Prince Memorial Greenway Trail.

Santa Rosa Turkey Trot has a FAST Turkey for the speedsters, starting at 8am and a Turkey Trot for the rest of us race, starting at 8:30. Both races are 5k.

There is a Tiny Turkey at 9 on Old Courthouse Square at 9. The Tiny Turkey is a short lap around the Square.

Learn more and join us.


Thanks to our partners Bellwether Farms, Clif, Fleet Feet Santa Rosa, Visit Santa Rosa, and Downtown Santa Rosa for helping us make this great downtown race a reality!


Santa Rosa Turkey Trot 21 – Selects


  • Santa Rosa Turkey Trot 5K

    This 5K will start on Third Street, just below Old Courthouse Square in downtown. It's a flat out-and-back course along the Greenway.

Start times

8am for the FAST Turkey, a race meants for the racers who finish within 24 minutes.

8:30 The Turkey Trot for folks and families that may be running fast, by may not be. This is the Festivus for the rest of us. Fun!

Start and finish is on 3rd Street just below the Old Courthouse Square.


Where is bib/shirt pickup?

You have three chances: (tentative)

>Tuesday, November 23 3pm-7pm TBD

>Wednesday, November 24 12-8pm TBD

>Thursday, November 25 6:30-7:30am at the Start/Finish/Old Courthouse Square

Is there race day registration?

Yes! Race day registration will begin at 6:30am and will continue until 8:00am. We STRONGLY recommend that you register in advance. Because of the volume of people, it's a challenge for us to register you and keep the race running on time.

Where do I park?

There is ample parking in the city lots near the start/finish.

Do I have to run or can I walk? And can I have a stroller?

Yes, we encourage runners of all speeds, shapes, and sizes. You can by, all means, walk. Strollers are welcome. Dogs are welcome. We just ask that you are courteous of others and start near the back if you have a stroller or a dog.

Will there be food after the run?

Yes. We'll offer light food/snacks and seasonal fare post-race.

Will there be prizes for the winners?

Yes. The top 3 male and female finishers will each receive a prize. We'll also have prizes for the top finishing boy and girl. There are also prizes given at random for great costumes!

Santa Rosa Turkey Trot