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Start Your Thanksgiving With A Snohomish County Turkey Trot

Tis the season to over indulge on all the wonderful food that we will be sharing.  The way we see it you have 2 options.

  1.  Try to limit (see: diet) the amount of food you consume.

  2. Run a 5 or 10k before thanksgiving to get your metabolism fired up and burn off those calories.

If you are leaning toward option 2 we don’t blame you.

It looks like a Turkey Trot may be what you need.  A nice 5 or 10k run the morning of Thanksgiving.  Lucky for you there are a ton of these fun runs to pick from.

Below is a list of all the Snohomish County Turkey Trots.

Snohomish County Turkey Trots By City

Arlington Turkey Trot – 5K

arlington turkey trot

Enjoy your feasting GUILT FREE this Thanksgiving. Come join us for the annual Turkey Trot 5K in Arlington. The course is a mix of trails, roads, and gravel, which will ensure optimal calorie expenditure. That way you can truly enjoy a massive Thanksgiving dinner without the cumbersome guilt that is often associated with stuffing yourself with stuffing.

There will be pumpkin pie, t shirts, and music and medals for the first 300 paid participants.T shirts are only available while listed in registration. Once they are gone, they will no longer be listed.

Start a new tradition this year. Get the turkey in the oven early, come sweat it out for a 5K, and enjoy your feasting guilt free for the rest of the day. Aside from that, Grocery Outlet will be open for the morning to provide bathrooms, and any last minute shopping needs.  Proceeds of this event go to the Arlington Community Food Bank!

Event details and schedule

Packet pickup starts at 8:00am 11/23/2022 inside the Arlington Grocery Outlet 123 E Burke Ave Arlington WA, 98223.

Kids age 11 and under with participating adult are invited to run for free.

This course is a 5K out and back starting in Arlington Grocery Outlet Parking lot, the course heads north into Haller Park, through Haller Park to Eagle Trail, through Eagle Trail, then right on Dike road until the turn around spot and water station. From there the course returns back on the same course.

Lynnwood Turkey Trot – 5K

Lynnwood Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot 5k to benefit the Lynnwood Food Bank. Organized by Robert Burns Lodge No. 243. Friendly out-and-back course along the Interurban Trail beginning and ending at the Lynnwood Transit Center. All money goes directly to the Lynnwood Food Bank.

Registration is $15 here in advance, or $20 the day of.

Date and Time

Thu, November 23, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST


Lynnwood Park and Ride 20100 48th Avenue West Lynnwood, WA 98036

Mukilteo Turkey Trot – 5K or 10K

Mukilteo turkey trot

Join us for the 9th Annual Mukilteo Turkey Trot 5K or 10K on Thanksgiving morning starting and finishing at Kamiak High School. Come out and help make that Thanksgiving Dinner a little more guilt free. We are excited to feature an amazing course entirely on closed roads within Harbour Pointe in Mukilteo. All participants will get a finisher’s medal, commemorative pajama bottoms, personalized race bib, chip timing, and plenty of swag and raffle prizes from local Mukilteo businesses. It is going to be a blast!


6:30 am – Day of Race Packet Pickup and Registration Opens

7:30 am – Elite 10K Runners Start – Elite is self-seeding but is intended mostly for runners who run under a 45 minute 10K.

8:00 am – Mandatory Pre-Race Announcements for non Elite Runners

8:20 am – All 5K and 10K Runners Start

10:30 am – Course Will Close

Stanwood Turkey Trot – 5K

Stanwood Turkey Fun Run

The Stanwood High School Wrestling Teams have a tradition of going on a 5K run together on the morning of Thanksgiving Day. The wrestlers have been joined by family members, friends, community members and four legged friends. For those who were not able to physically participate the idea of supporting the team with financial donations blossomed. This is how this event has grown into their biggest fundraising event of the year. For those that understand wrestling, you know that the sport is guided by each wrestler being paired up with an opponent of similar size and strength, and thus weight, conditioning and nutrition are a big part of the sport. So…. when you put a Thanksgiving Feast in front of a wrestler they have to justify their consumption. And so do the rest of us! Please join our fun run to help you justify your second piece of pumpkin pie and support our local athletes.SHS Turkey Fun Run 5K Adults 9:00AM PST – 10:00AM PST $15SHS Turkey Fun Run 5K Students and SHS Wrestler Alum 9:00AM PST – 10:00AM PST SHS Turkey Fun Run 5K Current SHS Wrestlers 9:00AM PST – 10:00AM PST $0

Stanwood High School 7400 272nd St Nw, Stanwood, WA 98292 Stanwood, WA US 98292

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