Oceanside

Turkey Trot

November 28, 2024

6:45am (5M), 8:05am (5K) & 10:00am (Kids Run)

Start: 330 N. Coast Highway
Finish: The Strand & Seagaze
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Move your feet
before you eat!

What better way to kick off Thanksgiving day than with a 5K run or walk?! A favorite annual tradition in O’side, the Turkey Trot welcomes runners and walkers of all ages and abilities.

Recognized as one of the Top Trots in the country by Runner’s World Magazine and the Los Angeles Times, the trot attracts visitors from 46 States and 460 cities and benefits the Move Your Feet Before You Eat!® foundation.

Join us to “move your feet before you eat” this Thanksgiving at Oceanside’s Annual Turkey Trot 5-mile or 5K run/walk. Register & join one of the fastest-growing holiday traditions. Be sure to bring the entire family, as there will be races for everyone. The event offers a costume contest, the largest teams competition, fabulous live entertainment on the course, and finisher medals for all participants. Free digital photos, medals, shirts, and live results to all registered participants. The event has raised over $470,000 for non-profits that serve O’side residents.

The scenic beachside course starts on Coast Highway and ends behind the amphitheater on the strand in Oceanside and features 5K or 5 miles of fast and flat stretches, water views and ocean breezes.

Lodging

Event special rates and current Oceanside deals

We’re so excited to have you join us in Oceanside for this action-packed annual event. We want planning your time with us to be as easy as possible, so we’ve put together the best lodging and hotel deals for the Oceanside Turkey Trot below.

Holiday Inn Promo

Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina

1401 Carmelo Drive

Offer: 15% Off Rates
Offer: 15% Off Rates
12/31
Last Day to Book: December 31, 2023

Club Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort

333 North Myers Street

Offer: 15% Off Sun-Thurs
Offer: 15% Off Sun-Thurs
12/31
Last Day to Book: December 31, 2023

On The Sand Vacation Rentals

Varies

Offer: Buy 4 Nights, Get 1 Free
Offer: Buy 4 Nights, Get 1 Free

The Seabird Ocean Resort & Spa

101 Mission Avenue

Offer: $50 towards Sunny's Spa At The Seabird Ocean Resort & Spa
Offer: $50 towards Sunny's Spa At The Seabird Ocean Resort & Spa
Green Room Hotel Advanced Booking

The Green Room Hotel

2020 South Coast Highway

Offer: 10% Off for 20-Day Advanced Booking
Offer: 10% Off for 20-Day Advanced Booking

The Seabird Ocean Resort & Spa

101 Mission Avenue

Offer: $75 Food & Beverage Credit
Offer: $75 Food & Beverage Credit
Staycoastal Vacation Promo

StayCoastal Vacations

Varies

Offer: Save 20% off the best available rate with proof of CA residency
Offer: Save 20% off the best available rate with proof of CA residency
Holiday Inn event promo

Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina

1401 Carmelo Drive

Offer: 15% off regular rate
Offer: 15% off regular rate
Traveling with a group?

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.

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