8 AM start. Run ORANGE COUNTY’s Slice n Spice TURKEY TROT 5K. Gobble up the opportunity. Plenty of parking, plenty of refreshments, and plenty of Thanksgiving theme. Work up your appetites. Enjoy a slice of pumpkin pie and spiced coffee or hot chocolate at the finish! Custom cast TURKEY TROT medals for everyone and a festive race day t shirt! It is the picture perfect way to start celebrating THANKSGIVING DAY! Run fast or jog, trot, walk, or stroll on a flat course. You can theme it or just run in running attire. Your choice how to celebrate and be thankful!
Enjoy a flat, scenic, fast course around the campus and agriculture. Professional Timed event. If you are " In it to win it" there are age division awards. Those that prefer to stroll, this is the perfect course for joggers and strollering it with the family. If 3.1 miles is too far, there is GOGGLE WOBBLE DASH for the kids 9:00 am kiddie start.
Age division awards three deep per 5 year age spans. (1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-
29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-59, 70 - over.
Pre-Race Day Packet Pick up/ Walk up Registration: Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 noon to 7pm. Roadrunner Sports 24291 Avenida De La Carlota, Laguna Hills, Ca. 92653
Race Day: Walk up registration and pre registrants can pick up race bibs and tshirts on race morning from 6:30am to 8:00am at the race site.
Volunteers are the best! Volunteer at packet pick up and get a race day entry. (limited to the first 6 to sign up). Volunteer race day and get a tshirt! Please contact Cindy Chong at 808 283 8566.
Event details and schedule
8:00 am- 5k RUN/WALK Start
9:00 am -Gobble Wobble Kid's Races(Diaper Dash-2 & under 50 yrds, Tot Trot- 3-4 yr 100 yardsolds, youth: 5-7 400 yards , 8-10, 11-12 800 yards)
Parking at Irvine Valley College 5500 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, CA 92618
Special event parking fee of $5 per vehicle.
***Parking machine for pass is located by finish line***
Proceeds Benefit PEAK EXPEREINCES and TORETURN.org. Both programs send adventurous people with duffle bags of needed supplies, bringing hope and a reaching hand to the real needs of people in remote regions. These people would otherwise never get these supplies unless directly handed to them. This year’s event is dedicated to supplying boots, jackets, hats, tents, and gloves to the porters on Kilimanjaro in Africa so they can begin to safely climb the mountain and RETURN to their families. A Kilimanjaro porter will carry over 60 lbs to over 15,000 feet in hopes of a few dollars to feed his family. And he will do so in shoes with torn soles, a cotton blanket, meager mittens, and a tattered pack with no hip straps. We have so much to be thankful for in our blessed country. We want to share that blessing.
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