Oceanside Turkey Trot Fun Run Racecation

PMCU O’side Turkey Trot

Come “move your feet before you eat” this Thanksgiving at Oceanside’s 12th Annual  PMCU Turkey Trot 10k/5K/15k or Kid’s run/walk and the new Tri-City Medical Center Senior Mile. 

Each year, The PMCU O’side Turkey Trot attracts families from all over the world to come and celebrate Thanksgiving together with a walk or run at the beach in Oceanside. O’side Turkey Trot Race Director, Kathy Kinane, says folks love the O’side Turkey Trot because “they see so many friends and family members celebrating good health and happiness together.”

The PMCU O’side Turkey Trot offers a 5K Run/Walk, 10K Harbor Run and Tiny Turkey kids races. The event typically attracts 9,000 plus participants from 460 cities and 46 states. All finishers receive a custom finisher medal, t-shirt, goodie bag, free photos and complimentary finish line refreshments.
Due to the popularity of the event, the Turkey Trot has added the Tri-City Medical Senior Mile Run/Walk for participants 65 years and over. Seniors can participate in the 1 Mile and/or the 5K or 10K on Thanksgiving depending on their fitness level.

The Trots Costume Contest, live entertainment, elite athletes, convenient parking shuttles and free photos make for a fabulous memory. Organizers offer group discounts for 3 or more participants who register at one time. The trot has raised over $270,000 for the Move Your Feet Before You Eat! Foundation and other North Shore charities.

Welcome to Oceanside Turkey Trot participants!

Traveling with a Group?

The O’side Turkey Trot is a great experience for friends and family to get together and enjoy as a group for a fun racecation. Depending on the size of your group, Visit Oceanside may be able to assist you in finding the perfect location for your group to stay together or find a venue for a group celebration after the event.  Contact our Group Travel Department for more information.
Plan your stay in Oceanside
Request an Oceanside Visitor Guide prior to your arrival and use the following resources to help you plan your stay in Oceanside and check out the special hotel deals below or read more about our Oceanside Lodging.

Lodging Options

Southern California Beach Club

Southern California Beach Club: 121 South Pacific Street, Oceanside, CA 92054 | (877) 351-3854

Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort: 333 N. Myers Pier Resort, Oceanside, CA 92054 | (760) 901-1200

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