Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Silicon Valley Turkey Trot 2012

Before stuffing your face this Thanksgiving, why not participate in one of San Jose's most popular runs and offset some of those calories. The Turkey Trot kicks off early Thanksgiving morning in Downtown San Jose and is over by noon, giving you plenty of time to get to your feast. You can check out a video below of last year's run, which had more than 25,000 participants! For more info, just click here.


  • 6:30 a.m.  Race Day Packet Pick Up Opens (There will not be day of, on-site registration. Registration is only available online til 6am Thanksgiving morning, but capacity is 25,000, so registration may close early like it did last year.)
  • 7:00 a.m.  “Costume Contest” sponsored by Virgin America & Mercury News
  • 7:45 a.m.  “10K  Wheelchair” sponsored by Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • 7:50 a.m.  “10K Run” sponsored by Sharks Foundation
  • 8:30 a.m.   “5K Run/Walk” sponsored by KLA Tencor
  • 9:00 a.m.  Kids activities begin in Family Fun Zone
  • 10:00 a.m.  “Elite Women” sponsored by SVB Financial & “PA/USATF Women” sponsored by El Camino Hospital
  • 10:30 a.m.  “Elite Men” & “PA/USATF Men” sponsored by PG&E
  • 10:30 a.m.  “Kid’s Fun Run” sponsored by Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (open to ages 2-9)
  • 11:30 a.m.  Elite Awards Ceremony (all “open” winners will receive their medals and gift cards by mail three weeks after the race)
  • Noon  Conclusion

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