Race Preview: Eugene Turkey Trot 11/27/14 (Eugene, Oregon)

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Ready to run that Turkey Off? Oregon has over a dozen races to choose from for the 2014 Thanksgiving Day Turkey races, and Eugene puts on an excellent option. So if you’ll be in the Eugene area, sign up and get Eugene Turkey Trot on your calendar for November 27th, 2014.

This races has two distances, with a free run for the little ones. Special seasonal awards for the 4 mile run and yummy food for everyone, and a virtual race bag. This race also encourages you to bring a dry or canned food item (or more) to share with the Lane County Food Bank.


Day of Race: Thursday,November 27th, 2014

Time: 4 mile 9am, 2 miles 9:10am, 10am for Kid’s Gobbler Gallop

Distance: 4 mile run, 2 mile walk, 200 meter kids gobbler gallop (4 Mile and 2 Mile include Chip timing!)

Cost: $20 (18 & up).  Add $5 for race day registration. Ages 17 and under or 60 and over deduct $5. Tech shirts available for $10 (must be ordered prior to Nov 21).

Where: Valley River Center – Eugene, Oregon

A couple cool twists for this year:

  • 6 pairs of HOKA Running Shoes, will be randomly awarded to participants of the 4-Mile Run and post-race refreshments by BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
  • The packet pick-up will return back to Eugene Running Company at the Oakway Plaza, after a one year diversion to Sports Authority at Valley River Center
  • Participants can choose packet pick-up location when registering, 1. E.R.C. 2. Food for Lane County 3. Race Day


  • Special seasonal awards (garments, trophies and holiday food) will be presented to the top three overall and top one masters male and female finishers in the 4 mile run
  • The top three in each age group in the 4 mile run will receive distinctive seasonal awards
  • There are no awards for the 2 mile walk
  • All entrants will be eligible for random prize drawings
  • All participants in the 200m gobbler gallop kids fun run will receive a ribbon

Register: Click here to register – IMPORTANT NOTE: Online registration will remain open until 11:59pm on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Participants who register online after 12pm noon on Tuesday, November 25, must bring a printed copy of their online registration confirmation to packet pickup.

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