MORE BLING THAN ANY OTHER TURKEY TROT IN THE DESERT! Registration includes long sleeved event t-shirt, zany turkey hat, awesome finisher medal and souvenier finish line photo download!
Event details and schedule
Palm Springs TURKEY TROT 5K
Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 25th, 2021
8AM Start - Corner of Tahquitz & Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Race Day Location: 110 N. Palm Canyon
(in front of Starbuck Reserve Coffee)
New Packet Pick-up Location: Ruth Hardy Park parking lot at 700 Tamarisk Road, Palm Springs 92262. Look for the Palm Springs Marathon Runners pop-up tent for pick-up.
Ruth Hardy Park parking lot at 700 Tamarisk Road, Palm Springs 92262. Look for the Palm Springs Marathon Runners pop-up tent for pick-up.
About This Race
#RunPalmSprings! Make room for that extra piece of pie by completing the Palm Springs Wild Turkey Trot in iconic Palm Springs, California on Thanksgiving morning. This is a fast and flat certified course where world records are meant to be broken! Start and finish downtown, in perfect racing weather, on beautiful Palm Canyon.
WE PROMISE YOU MORE BLING THAN ANY OF THE OTHER DESERT TURKEY DAY RACES!
All participants receive a long sleeved tech t-shirt, finisher medal, free finisher photo download and wild turkey hat! A portion of your entry supports the Mizell Center's Meals on Wheels Program, providing food for homebound seniors. This race is brought to you by the Palm Springs Marathon Runners with a reputation of awesome themed races supporting local charities! Complete the Palm Springs Trifecta (Run for Ike 5K, P.S. Wild Turkey Trot 5K, Santa Paws 5K) and receive a BONUS medal!
This 5K certified course is runner, walker, stroller and doggie friendly and starts and finishes in downtown Palm Springs on iconic Palm Canyon. Run through beautiful neighborhoods on this fast and flat course. Show your holiday spirit and run as a turkey, pilgrim or in another festive outfit. Keep an eye out for Santa Claus who will be there to welcome in the holiday season!
Finisher medals for all! Age group medals awarded 3 deep in 5 year age categories through 90+. Trophies for top 3 finishers male, female, challenged athletes, strollers and 4-legged friends. Special trophies for our TOP TEN FINISHERS!
Super cool long sleeved tech T-shirt featuring our favorite turkey, Lucky, included with registration for all 5K participants.
Packet pick-up will be held on Tuesday, November 23rd and Wednesday, November 24th FROM 11AM - 4PM in the Ruth Hardy Park parking lot at 700 Tamarisk Road, Palm Springs 92262. Look for the Palm Springs Marathon Runners pop-up tent for pick-up. Packet pick-up will also be available race morning, on site, at 200 S. Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262 beginning at 6:30AM. Race begins at 8AM. Late registration will also be available at packet pick-up and race morning. Special EARLY BIRD packet pick-up on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, November 20, 21 and 22 from 11am - 3pm for anyone who registers prior to November 17th.
Race Day Parking
Off-site parking available in city parking structure located at 235 S.Indian Canyon Drive (intersection of Indian Canyon and Baristo) and on surrounding streets and businesses.
Feel free to contact Molly Thorpe, Certified Race Director at email@example.com or (760) 413-6508
with any race-related questions.