Race Preview: 2017 Southern Oregon Turkey Trot (Central Point, OR)

Come to the Jackson County Expo Fairgrounds on Thanksgiving morning (which is November 23rd in case you were wondering) for Southern Oregon Runners 12th Annual Southern Oregon Turkey Trot in Central Point. You have the option of a 2 mile run/walk or an 8 mile run depending on how much food you plan to ingest later that day, and there’s even a free Turkey Dash for the kiddos to enjoy. This race will benefit the Access Inc. Food Bank, so please bring some cans of food to help support this great cause.

The 2 mile run/walk will be an out and back course from the Expo to the Bear Creek Greenway the 8 Mile run will be an out and back option on the Bear Creek Greenway.

The kids will get a finisher medal after the Turkey Dash, but please don’t forget to bring a can of food to donate in exchange.

If you are a member of the Southern Oregon Runners, you’ll save $5 on this race and many others. Long Sleeve cotton/polyester blend shirts will also be available for purchase at this race for $12.


What: Southern Oregon Turkey Trot (8-Mile Run/2-Mile Run/Walk)

When: November 23rd, 2017. 7:45AM for Turkey Dash, 8:00AM for 8-Mile, and 8:30AM for 2-Mile.

Where: Jackson County Expo Fairgrounds, Central Point, OR

Register: Here

Registration Cost: Thru Nov 22nd, cost is $20 ($5 discount for SOR Runners) for 2-Mile/8-Mile Adult Runners, $7 for youth (ages 17 & under,) $50 for family registration, and Turkey Dash (ages 5 & under) is free. Late registration for everyone is $25.

Packet Pick-Up: Wed November 23rd from 2:00PM-8:00PM at the Padgham Pavilion at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. Also available day of race from 6:30AM-7:45AM.

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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