Race Preview: 2016 ORRC Turkey Trot

Your favorite road runners club is putting on your favorite annual event The Columbia Bank / ORRC Turkey Trot! This family friendly event is being held at its usual location - The Oregon Zoo! This race benefits the zoo and is a 4 mile run that starts and finishes (check out the course here) inside the animal sanctuary and primarily runs to the International Rose Gardens Basically, all you "Turkey Trotters" can join the other animals trotting around the Zoo. Costumes are strongly encouraged and strollers are allowed. Speaking of little ones, a 1/2 mile Tot Trot takes place at 930am. More details:

Location: Oregon Zoo in Portland, OR; Packet pickup is inside the World Forestry Center’s Cheatham Hall

Date: Thursday, November 24, 2016


8:00 a.m. First Wave (4 mi.) Run
8:10 a.m. Second Wave (4 mi.) Walk
8:20 a.m. Third Wave (4 mi.) Run and Walk
8:30 a.m. Fourth Wave (4 mi.) All late starters
9:30 a.m. Tot Trot (1/2 mi.), first of 4 waves


  • $40 (4 mile run)
  • $25 (1/2 mile Tot Trot)

There is day of registration but limited to 3,500 so make sure you register.

There is early packet pick up Cheatham Hall (Forestry Center) on Wed., Nov. 23 12:00 – 5:45 PM. Day of packet pick up starts at 7 A.M. Tech shirts available for purchase when you register early or day of and free for kids under 12.







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