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Sun November 24, 2024 Anaheim, CA 92806 US
SoCal, Here's your BEST way to RUN UP an APPETITE.
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Anaheim Turkey Trot 5K

$38 8:00AM PST - 11:00AM PST Price increases after November 14, 2024 at 11:59am PST

1 Mile Fun Run

$30 8:00AM PST - 11:00AM PST Price increases after November 24, 2024 at 10:00am PST

Anaheim Turkey Trot 10K

$46 8:00AM PST - 11:00AM PST Price increases after November 14, 2024 at 11:59am PST


SANTA ANA RIVER TRAIL. East of JT SCHMIDTs . 2610 E Katella Ave. Just South of the Honda Center.
Entrance off of KATELLA . 2610 E. Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA US 92806


To accommodate this size event on the paved River Trail : Rolling Start  7:55am to 8:05am for 5k/10k/ 8:06 1 mile start.  All 5k/10k Must cross the start mats by 8:05am.  Elite and fast runners plan to go off in the first wave at 7:55am. . A "COOL" warm up begins at 7:50am!  Course time starts when you step  under the START ARCH  and on the start mats.  Wear Bib on Front.  

EARLY PRE Packet Pick Up at NEW LOCATION:  GOLDEN ROAD BREWERY from 2 to 4 pm. Saturday, Nov 23, 2024
Golden Road:  2210 E. Orangewood Ave, Anaheim, Ca 92806  Get your parking passes at Packet pick up, or if getting your bib and shirt on race day,  pay online and take a picture of the pass and have on your phone on race day. 

 RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP also AVAILABLE:  Shirts and bibs available at registration booth on ramp to START/FINISH .
 Race day Registration begins at 7am. Walk up registration welcome. 

The COURSE is on Anaheim Santa River  paved, multi-purpose path. Start /Finish just south of Katella across from the Honda Center east of Jt Schmid's.

PARKING is available at Jt Schmid's Brewery lot adjacent to Transit Center.  Enter into the front parking off of Katella and  the gate arm raises.  Only 150 spaces at this lot.  Only carpool cars that have two are more in the vehicle are to park in this lot.  Need proof of an event parking pass. Info will be emailed. 

ANGEL's STADIUM BACKLOT PARKING: FASTER and EASIER access.  PARKING has been secured just for this race at the backlot of ANGEL's Stadium.  Enter in on DOUGLAS WAY off of KATELLA. Take a right at the light  at the corner of Jt Schmid's. Enter Angel's Stadium behind the Transit Center.  There is access entrances to the SANTA ANA RIVER TRAIL path at LOT B of the transit center. Park, then walk  or jog down to the race start in front of the transit center.  You can drop off and then park .  They are requesting that we give entrants parking passes to just have on dash or a photo on the phone when you enter. $6 for parking. Click as an add on or pay zelle   or venmo:  caren-Ware-1.  No cash. You will need proof of an event parking pass. Info will be emailed. Take a picture of it. 

ALSO, Street Tacos and Tamales will be served at the FINISH LINE as your refreshment.  Reserve them now.  Get a FOOD VOUCHER at registration or also purchase online  as an add on or via zelle or venmo caren-Ware-1.  No cash purchases race day. 

  RUN up an APPETITE!!! 

WADDLES the EVENT PENGUIN  dressed for Thanksgiving will be at the Start/Finish.

Get the BEST THEMED turkey shirt/beanie/or cute stuffed event Turkey.

CUSTOM cast TURKEY FINISHER MEDALs and a matching race bib for ALL. 

CHIP TIMED by ITZABOUTTIME.  Lots of age division awards. Check the results.  If you got 1, 2, or 3 next to your age division , you placed.

Go to the FINISH LINE food area and the awards tent and retrieve your award!!!  Top 3 overall trophies.  Male/female also.

You are RUNNING the PUBLIC PATH COURSE on SANTA ANA RIVERBED TRAIL beginning off of KATELLA. You are sharing the route with

open public, cyclists, runners, and walkers,  and pets. You are responsible for giving cyclists the right away. 

We will return to the Angel's Stadium in 2024, or to the Honda Center.  We are BACK to being that BIG of a celebration! Thanks for enjoying it THIS WAY for this  year. 

Finisher medals handed out as you FINISH.  Division Awards can be picked up beginning at 8:45am for the 5k and 9:15am for the 10K.

CAREN WARE EVENTS provide the Ultimate BLING and The Best theme to motivate your holiday to be HEALTHY and ACTIVE!

Best ever, colorful Custom Cast Turkey Trot finisher medal

  • Festive Turkey Trot Shirt. Perfect for great selfies .. We also have race BEANIES if we do not have your exact size.
  • Refreshments at the finish.  Water on the course and at finish
  • CHIP TIMED.  Top overall trophies, plus age division medals 3 deep in 5 age spans. 

Race Day Schedule:

7am  to 8am  - Registration opens (Walk up LATE Registration available on race day , plus PRE REG BIB & Shirt Pick Up.) 

7:55am to 8:05.  ROLLING START.   Start of the 5k/10k & 1 Mile Fun Run can take place during this time.  MAKE SURE you have the PROPER BIB on for your race distance or you will be incorrectly scored and deque. Wear that bib pinned to the front and visible. 

  • You will be running on the SANTA ANA RIVER BED TRAIL.  It is a picturesque, newly landscaped paved path and you will have views of the  BIG A  at Angeles Stadium as you run by. You will be sharing the path with cyclist, other runners, and dog walkers.  This is a public pathway that you are 'exercising" your right to run on.  We will time you at the start and  finish spot off of Katella. You are responsible for your use of the public path.  This pathway entrance is located right east of t JT SCHMID's .  REMAIN ON THE SIDEWALKs not the roads to get to the entrance. Be aware of traffic of others. 

8:45 am 5k awards available for pick up

9:15 am 10K awards available for pick up.

PARKING:  Enter into Jt Schmidt's  AND the BACKLOT of Angel's Stadium.  Do not park at the Transit Center.  That is for public using the metro and buses.

The  gate arm raises at Jt Scmidt's for our race participants.    CARPOOL as to lessen the number of parking slots used.  If the parking lot has a FULL sign when you arrive Drop off participants on Douglas Way in front of the transit building,  and park down Douglas Way into the back entrance of Angel's Stadium and trot down to the event start. 

 Remember to WRITE on your race BIB what you are THANKFUL for! 

Age DIVISION AWARDS:  1-7, 8-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-59, 80-84, 85 plus.  WOW, that is a lot of awards!  And just running up an appetite wins!  Top male and female 1-10, 11-17 in the 1 mile. 

Hope the BLING we provide makes your holiday FUN!    We look forward to growing this as a future  race at the HONDA CENTER or back to Angeles Stadium.  For now,  MAY YOU HAVE A "GOOD TIME" enjoying Thanksgiving with this HEALTHY way to KICK it off.  Thanks for supporting Caren Ware Events as we spread health and hope through the proceeds of the races. 

Limited porta potties will be available near the Start/finish line.

Race takes place rain or shine!  

Finisher Medal & Event T Shirt




COURSE WILL START OFF OF KATELLA ( NOT ON ORANGEWOOD) .  Just east of JT SCHMID's Restaurant & Brewery /south of Honda Center on the Santa Ana River Trail.   An out and back for both the 5k and 10K and 1 mile fun run. 

5k Course                                                                                10K Course



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