The Turkey returns to Downtown Los Angeles on Thanksgiving morning. Downtown – Get Ready. This event offers a scenic 5k and 10k route on the historic streets of Los Angeles. There’s also a Widdle Wobble for the young trotters!
Public Transportation / Parking Info
Transportation to the event
Many parking lots in Downtown LA will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. We strongly recommend all Turkey Trot participants to reserve a parking space in advance at this lot right along the route.
We are also encouraging everyone to take the METRO. There is a stop at Grand Park. For only $3.50 (+$1 for a TAP Card) you can ride down to the race and back using the Metro Red or Purple Lines (and don’t have to worry about parking)!
Where do I park?
Many parking lots in Downtown LA will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. We strongly recommend all Turkey Trot participants park at the two lots on Olive and First for the event. Please have exact change of $9.00 ready by the time you get to the parking garage.
Please enter from 2nd and Olive – there will not be any vehicular traffic on 1st St.
Packet Pick Up Info
Packet Pick Up details will be announced in August.
Race Day Info
THURSDAY – November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving Day)
6:45 a.m. – Race Day Registration Opens
6:45 a.m. – Pick Up Bibs / Turkey Trucker Hats
8:00 a.m. – 5k Start
8:45 a.m. – 10k Start
10:00 a.m. – Widdle Wobble Start
8:00 a.m. – Event Festival Starts – in front of City Hall!
10:00 a.m. – Awards
10:00 a.m. – Course Closed
12 noon – Go home and nap before eating Thanksgiving Dinner