Zoom Turkey Trot

Race Day Information



The Zoom Turkey Trot will be held on Thursday, November 22nd at Hellyer County Park (Buena Vista Pavilion). Entrance into the park is $6/vehicle, payable upon entry.

Starting times for each event are as follows:

  • Half Marathon - 9:00 a.m.
  • 10 Km - 9:15 a.m.
  • 5 Km - 9:25 a.m.

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The course will be marked with ribbon approximately every 200 yards.

If you don't see your respective flagging for 3-4 minutes, you are off course. If you get off course, you should retrace your path until you find where you left the course and then continue along the marked course.

Please be courteous on the trail. If you're passing another runner or hiker, announce "on your left" as you approach.

Headphones are allowed on dirt road sections only. Please do not wear headphones on single-track trail, while crossing paved roads, when getting aid at aid stations, or while crossing the finish line.

Your bib number indicates the distance that you're running. If you want to change your distance, please send us an e-mail or let us know by check-in, at the latest.

Many of the parks in California have poison oak. We recommend staying on the trail and washing with Tecnu after your Run. Occasionally, bees or yellow jackets may be active and precautions should be taken if you're allergic.

No dogs allowed on the course. Please don't leave pets in your vehicle.

Aid Stations

Fully-stocked aid stations every 2-3 miles. You can expect fresh fruit, salty snacks, assorted candy, water, and Clif Shot Electrolyte sports drink. If you would like to be sure that you have any other specific item at the event, you should carry it with you.

Distance (mi)
Next Aid (mi)
5 Km
1. Hellyer Park (Finish)
10 Km
1. Silver Creek
2. Silver Creek
3. Hellyer Park (Finish)
Half Marathon
1. Silver Creek
2. Silicon Valley
3. Metcalf
4. Silicon Valley
5. Silver Creek
6. Hellyer Park (Finish)

Post-Run Activities

There will be post-run snacks at the finish line.

Hi-tech shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners. Award medals are given to the 1st female and male finishers overall and top three finishers in each age group. All finishers will receive a custom medal.

Message Board

The Coastal Message Board is for information about Coastal events. Please post messages regarding places to eat or stay, sharing rides with fellow runners, etc. Go to Message Board (opens in a new window).

Check In

Please arrive 30 min before your event to receive your bib number.