2020 Tacoma City Turkey Trot is CANCELED. TCMA Turkey Trot will return in 2021, things will be a little different, but our passion for producing quality running events in Tacoma will not be compromised. Hang in there Tacoma, be safe and we'll see you next year.

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

Virtual Run is capped at 500

5K Registration includes mailed Bib number, Medal and Mask. Results leaderboard.

1K Registration includes mailed Bib Number, Finisher Ribbon and Kids Sized Mask.

Register before November 18, 2020 to receive your packet before Thanksgiving Day.

A portion of each registration goes to Pierce County Nourish Food Bank.




Custom Mask, Medal, Bib number


Custom Kids Mask, Bib Number & Finisher ribbon

Family Pricing
4 or more people

2 Day Opening




$5 off per person





$5 off per person

Last day to register to receive mailed packet




$5 off per person













  • A small transaction fee is assessed when registering online.
  • 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.