Registration OPENS 10 AM August 1. Countdown to Thursday - November 28th, 2019 - Medal and Tee Shirt included with 5k registration - Online registration closes on Monday at 11:59 PM on 11/25/2019

5K Run/Walk


Gobble gobble!  The Tacoma City Turkey Trot is a fun 5K Run and Walk on Thanksgiving morning starting at Fleet Feet Sports Tacoma! Whether you are a runner looking for a new PR or you are a walker, there's no greater way to start your Thanksgiving holiday by coming together with the community and earning that pumpkin pie!  We encourage Thanksgiving costumes & accessories!

The course is USATF certified (WA14034MN).
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Race Schedule

Registration Info

Race is Capped at 2000

Registration for the 5K includes a t-shirt and finisher medal.

Registration for the 1 mile only includes a t-shirt.

Register for the 1 Mile and 5k and receive 50% off the 1 Mile.




& Medal

1 Mile
No Medal


Family Pricing
4 or more people

2 Day Opening Special
Special! 8/1 & 8/2/2019




$5 off per person





$5 off per person





$5 off per person





$5 off per person

Online registration closes on Monday at 11:59 PM on 11/25/2019

11/27/19 (Pre-race packet pick-up) and 11/28/2019 (Race Day)

*if the race is not sold out




$5 off per person


  • A small transaction fee is assessed when registering online.
  • Finishers receive a 2019 Turkey Trot Medal, kids receive a finisher ribbon.
  • New this year. A FAST 1 MILE race. Gun Time Start, Chip Time Finish
  • *Everyone registering before the 11/2/2019 price increase will receive a commemorative cotton tee shirt. We will try to accommodate later registrations but it’s not a guarantee you will receive a tee shirt at packet pickup. Register Early!

  • Price increases occur at midnight.
  • We offer a family discount to families of four or more. Please use the family of four or more button to register your family and receive the discount.
  • Confirm your Registration HERE
  • Packet Pick Info HERE

(Please read!  TCMA Policies) All entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Sorry, no transfers to another individual, and no roll-overs to the following year. All participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate.  Sorry, no exceptions.  

Other Race Info

Gear Check

Gear check is provided for your personal items at the start line gear check tent. Please tear your gear check tab off of your bib and attach to your gear check bag. A gear check bag will be given to you at packet pick up. Please do not put valuables in your bag. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. You may claim your bag after you finish by providing your bib number.

Chip Timing

All events will be chip timed by Peak Performance Timing. 


Awards for the top Overall Male & Female, Top Overall Masters Male & Female, and age group ribbons will be available for pick up at your convenience at the results tent.

Age Group Ribbons

Age group ribbons will be given out to the top 5 finishers in the following age groups: 9 & under,10-14, 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+

KIDS receive a finisher ribbon upon crossing the finish line. 




Strollers are permitted if you start in the back of the field and stay out of the way of faster runners. Dogs are not permitted on the course. No exceptions. 


Finish Line Amenities

The finish line recovery area is located at the Finish Line at Fleet Feet Sports Tacoma. Fruit and water will be provided.