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Eugene Area Turkey Trot s: 2022 Turkey Trot & Turkey Stuffer

Ready to run that turkey off? Oregon has many races to choose from for the 2022 Thanksgiving Day season, and Eugene puts on an excellent one. So if you’ll be in the Eugene area, sign up and get 2022 Eugene Turkey Trot 5k/10k on your calendar for November 24th, 2022.

This race has two distances to choose from, a 5k and a 10k, which is a new distance this year!! Please plan on having a mask or buff for interactions within 6 feet of others, and no dogs will be allowed due to the course route around the Ruth Bascom Trail at Alton Baker Park. This race also encourages you to bring a dry or canned food item (or more) to share with the Lane County Food Bank.

Details:

  • What: 2022 Eugene Turkey Trot 5k/10k
  • When: Thursday, November 24th, 2022 at 9:00AM
  • Where: Alton Baker Park, Eugene OR
  • Cost: 5k is $30 and 10k is $35. Youth/Seniors will receive a $5 discount. Shirts will be available for purchase for an additional $14.
  • Register: Here
  • Packet Pick-Up: Picnic shelter #1 on race day from 7:00AM to 8:55AM

Another Turkey Day race option in the same neck of the woods is the 2022 Turkey Stuffer 5k. This race will also be held on Thursday, November 23rd at Lively Park in Springfield. This is a super budget-friendly event that you can bring the whole family to enjoy, and it’s a great community tradition. Strollers are welcome, but sorry, no dogs allowed.

The course is flat and winds along through residential streets (see the course map here.) Kids 12 and under will run free thanks to PacificSource Health Plans.

Details:

  • What: 2022 Turkey Stuffer 5k
  • When: Thursday, November 24th, 2022 at 8:30AM
  • Where: Splash! at Lively Park, Springfield OR 97478
  • Cost: $20 for adults and $15 for youth through November 23rd. Kids run free! Shirts will be available for purchase for an additional $15.
  • Register: Here
  • Packet Pick-Up: November 21st from 12:00PM-9:00PM, November 22nd from 9:00AM to 9:00PM, and November 23rd from 8:00AM to 6:00PM at Bob Keefer Center (formerly Willamalane Center) located at 250 S 32rd St Springfield, OR. There is no race day registration.
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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