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Turkey Trot Eugene

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Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019- Always Thanksgiving Day

Time: 9:00am - 4 mile run Start
             9:30am - 2 mile walk/run Start
            10:15am - Start for Kids Gobbler Gallop

Start/Finish LOCATION: Maurie Jacobs Park on Fir Ln. Eugene, OR  97404 
(across the Valley River Center footbridge)- See course maps below.

Distances: 4 mile run, 2 mile run/walk, 200 meter kids gobbler gallop.

Important Course Info:  All events start and finish at Maurie Jacobs Park, directly across the river from Valley River Center footbridge 4 MILE COURSE  & 2 MILE COURSE
The 4-Mile consists of a gorgeous loop around the Ruth Bascom Trail network, situated next to the Willamette River. Make a wish at the mid-point, as you complete the short "Out & Back Wishbone" section under the bike bridge at Alton Baker Park, prior to crossing the bike bridge. The 2-Mile course will be a beautiful tour of the flourishing wetlands on the north side of the VRC footbridge, returning to the finish line after a 1-Mile "out and back". (starts 10-minutes after the 4-Mile start)    

Strollers Yes & Dogs No: Strollers are allowed at the Turkey Trot, however we request that you start in the back of the pack if you run/walk slower than 9-Min./Mile pace. If faster than that, we recommend starting towards the front.  Dogs are
NOT ALLOWED, due to the amount of participants on the narrow course paths and as a courtesy to all participants. 

ENTRY FEES: $25 (Adults 18 & over), $20 (17 & under AND 60 & Over), add $5 to all entry fees for registration on race day. **SPECIAL DEAL** Register a child 12 & under for FREE, with a paid adult for either distance. This deal is ONLY through midnight on 11/11, Veterans Day.
Kids gobbler gallop is FREE.    Long Sleeve shirts are $14 , see notes below.

If showing available online, buy one! If not, that size is likely sold out. A limited amount to be available for purchase at event & packet pick-up. Click on box to purchase  a shirt while doing online registration to see available sizes.

Registration: Register in person at Eugene Running Company (116 Oakway Center) or Run Hub NW (515 High St.) through Wednesday, November 21, at 6pm, or on race day from 7:30am to 8:45am. Additional $5 for Race Day Registration. Register by mail through Thursday, November 21. Early shirt cut-off is Nov. 15th. - 2019  
CLICK HERE for printable entry form
                             2019 ONLINE REGISTRATION link is LIVE  -  click logo below


IMPORTANT NOTE: Online registration will remain open until 11:59pm on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.  Participants who register online after noon on Tuesday, November 26, must bring a printed copy of their online registration confirmation to packet pickup.

Early Packet Pick-Up: Packets will be available on Wednesday, November 27, from 10am to 6pm - Eugene Running Co. (116 Oakway Plaza) or Run Hub NW (515 High St.)
Donations: Dry food and canned food products can be donated at FOOD For Lane County in advance, or on race day at the starting line.

Chip Timing: This event will be chip timed, with a chip start and finish, for both the run and walk. Timing chips will be attached to the "pull tag" on the bottom of the race bib provided at packet pickup. Please DO NOT DETACH PULL TAG PRIOR TO RACE DAY. These will be collected at the finish line by volunteers in the chute.

Awards: Special holiday themed awards will be presented to the overall Male & Female finishers in the 4-Mile run. The top three in each age group in the 4 mile run will receive medallions, with individual print-out of official result available. There are no awards for the 2 mile walk/run. All entrants will be eligible for random prize drawings. All participants in the FREE kids gobbler gallop fun run will receive a ribbon.

Age Groups: 10 & Under, 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, 75-79, 80 & Over

Accommodations: Special hotel room rate available from our host hotel, Valley River Inn! Just a short "trot" from the staging area in Maurie Jacobs Park!
CLICK HERE to book online, or call in directly, referencing Turkey Trot Eugene, at 541-743-1000. 

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