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when: Nov 23, 2017 at 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
where: Encinitas, "Encinitas" Sign, 476-480 S Coast Hwy 101, San Diego, Ca
cost: $46 for 5k, $56 for 10k
Kickstart the Thanksgiving holiday fun with friends and family at the 4th annual Encinitas Turkey Trot & Food Drive. Thousands of local families, and tourists alike, will gather Thanksgiving morning for a fun and healthful cruise along the Pacific coastline. The course starts under the world famous “Encinitas” sign on the historic Coast Hwy 101 in beautiful Encinitas. This scenic loop surveys some of the most popular surf breaks in the world on its way to Cardiff State Beach. The costume contest is one of the most entertaining aspects of the event. Prizes will be awarded to the top three individual and group costumed participants who best display the spirit of the annual event. Costume contest participants need to register at the Costume Contest Registration table prior to race start. The costume award ceremony will immediately follow the 10K race. The 10K race start is 7:30 a.m., and the 5K and Costume Division race start is 8 a.m. Welcome and introductions take place at 7 a.m. with awards ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Note: Race bib and T-shirt (packet) pick-up is strongly encouraged – Sunday, Nov. 19, Monday, Nov. 20 or Tuesday, Nov. 21 between 1:00 and 7:00 p.m. – at Road Runner Sports Carlsbad, 5617 Paseo Del Norte #100, Carlsbad (92008). A $5 convenience fee will be charged for packet pick up at day of the event.