About the 40th Annual Dana Point Turkey Trot
Produced by the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Run Racing, the Dana Point Turkey Trot is the nation’s sixth largest turkey trot in the country. Named one of America’s best Thanksgiving Day runs by Fitness Magazine, the Dana Point Turkey Trot has become an Orange County tradition, attracting more than 17,000 participants, including friends and family, in its 5K, 10K, Kids’ Gobble Wobble, and two-day health and fitness expo.
This year’s Turkey Trot is shaping up to be bigger and better than previous races. Early details on new enhancements for this year’s race include: new on-course entertainment, a post-race beer garden and an expanded Health & Wellness Expo. The Dana Point Turkey Trot is the premier trot in Southern California and has been named one of the top 3 destinations in the world for Thanksgiving by Fodor’s Travel. Our Turkey Trot is the perfect place to bring your family to “run the race before your stuff your face.”
The Dana Point Turkey Trot is a USA Track & Field (USATF) sanctioned and certified event.
Tour the beautiful beach, majestic cliffs and coves of Dana Point. Enjoy pounding surf, rugged cliffs, and cool ocean breezes as you sail through the Dana Point Marina, Doheny State Park and pass the Historic Tallship Pilgrim moored in Dana Point Harbor. From beginners to elite runners, this event is for everyone!