2021 Dana Point Turkey Trot

Golden Lantern & Dana Point Harbor Dr.
Dana Point, CA 92629

Running > 10k, 5k

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Event Description

Run the Race Before You Stuff Your Face! 

Sign up for the 2021 Dana Point Turkey Trot and run in one of the nation's largest Turkey Trots. This family-friendly race has been a Thanksgiving Day tradition for 44 years. Run/walk a 10K, 5K, Combo 15K, or Kids 1-Mile Gobble Wobble. This flat, paved race brings ocean views while you run through the Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Beach. 

The official nonprofit partners for the 44th Annual Dana Point Turkey Trot are Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley and Music Preserves Foundation. 

Event details and schedule

Race Categories & Times

7:00 AM 10K Race 

8:30 AM 5K Race 

9:15 AM Costume Contest & Check Presentation to Nonprofit Partners

9:30 AM 5K Race 

10:15 AM Kids 1-Mile Gobble Wobble 


Two-Day Health & Fitness Expo and Packet Pick-Up

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 from 12 - 7 PM

Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 2021 from 6 - 11 AM


Pick up your t-shirt and race bib at the pre-registration tents. Participants will receive their medal at the finish line. Visit the vendors in the Health & Fitness Expo for giveaways and more!



Shuttles will be running periodically on race day to and from Dana Hills High School (33333 Golden Lantern St., Dana Point, CA 92629). Free parking is available at the high school. Metered parking is available at Doheny State Beach. 


Virtual Registration
Can't join us in-person on race day? Sign up as a Virtual participant and we'll mail your t-shirt and medal to you!



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