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Turkey Trot Eugene

                                    The Turkey Trot Eugene at Valley River Center!
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Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017

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

Location: Valley River Center - Eugene, Oregon

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

Course:  All events start and finish in the NW corner of the Valley River Center complex.  Click here for a 4 MILE COURSE MAP.  The 2 mile walk will start in the northwest corner of the Valley River complex, turn on to the bike path, head north to a turn-around at the 1 mile mark and then return to the finish.  Click here for a 2 MILE COURSE MAP

Strollers & Dogs: 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, as the distance to "jockey" for position is limited prior to merging onto the bike paths. Dogs are
NOT ALLOWED, due to the amount of participants on the narrow course paths and as a courtesy to all participants. 

ENTRY FEES/SHIRTS: $25 (Adults 18 & over), $20 (17 & under AND 60 & Over), add $5 to all entry fees on race day. Kids 200m gobbler gallop is FREE.

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 and see available sizes.

FREE SHOES for top Male & Female in the 4-Mile run!!! Compliments of  ALTRA 

Registration: Register in person at Eugene Running Company (116 Oakway Center) or Run Hub NW (515 High St.) through Wednesday, November 22, at 6pm, or on race day from 7:30am to 8:45am. Additional $5 for Race Day Registration. Register by mail through Wednesday, November 15. Early shirt cut-off is Nov. 10th. - 2017 Shirt Design coming soon 
             Printable entry form coming soon
                         2017 ONLINE REGISTRATION  - LIVE NOW, click logo below


IMPORTANT NOTE: Online registration will remain open until 11:59pm on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  Participants who register online after 12pm noon on Tuesday, November 21, must bring a printed copy of their online registration confirmation to packet pickup.

Packet Pick-Up: Packets will be available on Wednesday, November 22, from 11am to 6pm - locations TBD
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 and a pair of ALTRA running shoes will be presented to the overall Male & Female finishers in the 4-Mile run. An additional three pairs of ALTRA shoes will be randomly awarded. 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 200m 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 new staging area in the SW lot of VRC! Enter promotion code "holiday17" when booking online. 

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