Race Preview: 2017 Arctic Circle Turkey Trot 5k/10k/Kids Fun Run (Newport, OR)

Are you going to be in Newport for Thanksgiving this year? If so, come out with the whole family to enjoy the 6th Annual Arctic Circle Turkey Trot 5k/10k/Kids Fun Run hosted by Ardor Adventures on Thanksgiving morning, November 23rd. This is the biggest race of the year in Newport and it supports two local schools  .. Sam Case Elementary and Yaquina View Elementary.

The race course is beautiful as well as flat! The paved route will take you along the jetty and bay, as well as on a nature trail. There will be scenic views of Yaquina Bay, Hatfield Marine Science Center, NOOA, and of course the Pacific Ocean.

Be sure to dress up in costume for this race, as prizes will be given to the best costumes. There will also be awards for the top finishers and ribbons to the top 3 in each age division.


What: Arctic Circle Turkey Trot 10k Run/5k Run/Walk/Kids Fun Run

When: Thurs November 23rd, 2017. Kids Run begins at 9:00AM, 5k/10k begins at 9:15AM

Where: Rogue Brewery, Newport

Register: Here

Registration Cost: Before 11/5, 5k/10k is $25, Kids Fun Run is $5. From 11/6-11/22, 5k/10k is $30, Kids Fun Run is $8. Race Day cost is $35 for 5k/10k and $10 for Kids Fun Run. Technical running shirts are an additional $25, cotton shirts are $10. T-Shirts increase $5 in price on race day and are not guaranteed to be available.

Packet Pick-Up: Early packet pickup on Wed 11/22 from 5:30AM-7:00PM at Arctic Circle (340 N Coast Hwy, Newport, OR.) Race day packet pickup and registration starts at 7:30AM. Online registration closes Nov 22 at 6:00PM.

About Author

I'm the owner of Healthy Girl Fitness and I'm a personal trainer, certified AFAA group exercise instructor, and an RRCA certified running coach in SW Portland. I am also the mother of two young boys and am on the board at my youngest son's school. I led a relatively inactive life throughout my 20's until I discovered the world of fitness and running. I ran my first marathon in 2006 and haven't looked back since.

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