LONG BEACH TURKEY TROT 5K/10K & KIDS 1/2-MILE WINGDING
BEFORE YOU stuff your face at a family feast, run or walk for the Team -- the
Community Action Team (CAT). The exercise will do your body good and entry fees go to help others right here in our community. So do it.
Making a Pre-Emptive Strike Against the Holiday Bulge since 2003!
WE BELIEVE in the collective power of individuals joined in a spirit of goodwill and generous giving to bring about the success of an organization. That's why we need you to get involved.
THE MAIN PURPOSE of the Community Action Team (CAT) is to promote social well-being among the general public. As a 501c3 nonprofit corporation governed by a board of directors, contributions to CAT are tax deductible and are used to help produce quality events and projects within our community that benefit children, animals, and the environment. C.A.T. IS AN UMBRELLAorganization that includes Haute Dogs and: 4July 4 Kids Bike Parade
4Interfaith Blessing of the Animals
4$1,000 National Kids Spelling Bee
4$1,000 National Adult Spelling Bee
4Belmont Shore Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest
4Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade
4Operation Easter Basket
4Operation Santa Paws
4Long Beach Turkey Trot
4Miss Long Beach & Southern California (teen, Miss, Ms. and Mrs.)
4monthly 30-Minute Beach Cleanup
Packet pickup at 1 Granada Ave. (start/finish line) is Thanksgiving morning after 6:30 a.m. Please bring non-perishable food items to donate.
• $30 5K/10K, til Oct. 27, 2022
• $355K/10K, til Nov. 3
• $40 5K/10K, til Nov. 22
• $45 5K/10K, after Nov. 22 (cash-only at packet pickup) KIDS 1/2-MILE WINGDING
• $20 til Oct. 27, 2022
• $25 til Nov. 3, 2022
• $30 til Nov. 22
• $35 5K/10K, after Nov. 22 (cash-only at packet pickup)
NOTES: If you are running the Wingding with your kids, please register and sign the liability waiver for the Wingding and wear your bib. Each registrant will receive a bib and shirt.
The registration service does charge a small service fee if you pay by credit card. Entry fees are ABSOLUTELY nonrefundable and nontransferable.
Rain or shine event.
No dogs, no bikes, no inline skates, no skateboards, no scooters, no Native American costumes. Wheelchairs welcome. Service animals welcome.
Strollers and those who are walking are asked to start at the back of the pack.
- Port of Long Beach
- EDCO Disposal
- Coucilwoman Suzie Price
- Lifeway Kefir
Some of the first place finishers will receive a round21 turkey trot football!
g Hot to (Turkey) Trot in Long Beach! Before Filling Up on Thanksgiving, You Can Run It Off at the Long Beach Turkey Trot Run/Walk and Kids 1/2-Mile Wingding on the scenic beach path. The start and finish are at the Granada Ave. boat launch ramp, 1 Granada Ave.
PACKET PICKUP (Wed. or Thurs.)
At the boat launch ramp/start line at 1 Granada Ave., 90803. Wed., Nov. 23, 4-5:30 p.m. and Thanksgiving morning after 6:30 a.m. Pick up your bib/shirt at least 30 minutes before your start time. Shirts are not guaranteed to late registrants or late packet pickups.
BRING CANNED GOODS AND...
Please consider bringing mac n cheese, breakfast cereal, canned fruit, tuna, or peanut butter (food for the AIDS Food Store) when you come to the packet pickup on Wed. or Thurs.
Can I pick-up a bib and/or T-shirt for someone else?
Yes, bring a note from that person that includes their full name, shirt size, start time. Give the note to the volunteer handing out bibs.
Can I register during the packet pickup?
Yes, we’ll have entry forms at the packet pickup. 5K/10K will be $45/cash and $35/cash for Kids 1/2-Mile..
Which food bank will receive the non-perishable food items that are collected? AIDS Food Store
Please bring non-perishables on Wednesday and Thursday.
Popular food bank items are:
• Stuffing, instant potatoes, rice
• Canned fruit, yams, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, cranberry, carrots
• Raisins, applesauce, mayo, mustard, relish, oil, sports drinks, juices, soups, instant ramen, pasta sauce
• Canned meat, ravioli
• Hamburger Helper and Rice-A-Roni
• Sport bars and health bars
• Cookies and crackers
• Peanut butter
• Breakfast cereal
• Macaroni and cheese
• Canned fruit
• Cream of Wheat
• Canned tuna
The Long Beach Turkey Trot has a rich tradition of handing out pies to random finishers. Basically, every 10th person will get a whole holiday pie (usually pumpkin) after crossing the finish line. The pies will be presented by Teen/Miss/Ms./Mrs. Long Beach and Teen/Miss/Ms./Mrs. Southern California.
Beachfront lots have more than 1,000 parking spaces and in-lot kiosks ($2/hour) accept credit cards and cash starting at 8 a.m. every day of the year, including Thanksgiving. Parking meters on 2nd St. are usually free on Thanksgiving (read the meter). Street parking is free.
We need help on Wed. and Thurs. Please click the "volunteer" button below to register for a shift.
Can I wear a costume?
Yes, we love costumed runners and walkers (and please post your photos/videos on our Facebook page), but please do not dress in Native American costumes at the Turkey Trot. No Native American costumes at the Long Beach Turkey Trot. It is our policy to treat people with honor, dignity and respect -- regardless of their beliefs, gender, age, race, creed, sexual orientation, special needs and ethnicity
Do the race shirts come in women's and men's sizes?
Yes, most women will be given women’s styled shirts. About 60% of the adult shirts will be styled for women. The youth sizes and adult 2XL and adult 3XL are unisex. NOTE: The shirts are white.
What sizes of shirts are available?
Sizes YS, YM, YL, S, M, L, XL, 2XL and 3XL (example: YS = youth small, S = adult small)
Do you have long-sleeve shirts?
Not this year..
RACE DIRECTOR Justin@JustinRudd.com BECOME A SPONSOR Event sponsorship levels at $1,000 and $2,500 for our nonprofit’s Turkey Trot fundraiser. Each level will get mentions on the Long Beach Turkey Trot page on Facebook, in our emails leading up to the event, you can hang your 10’ banner at our event, we will make mentions during the event, logo on our website for $1,000 and $2,500 levels,10x10 vendor booth space for $1,000 level, 10x20 space for $2,500 levels and $2,500 level is welcome to make short remarks on our sound system at the start of each start time. Contact Justin@JustinRudd.com.