Sunday, Nov 29, 2020 @ 8:00 AM

Less Turkey, More Trot

30K Virtual, 20 K - Virtual, 10 K - Virtual

This Event Took Place Sun. Nov 29, 2020

It's Turkey Time!

Time to take your Turkey Trot virtual and to the trails to raise money for the Thurston County Food Bank! Choose your distance(s) and complete your "Less Turkey, More Trot" on one of our courses in Capitol Forest sometime between Saturday, November 19 to Sunday, November 27.

Race Description

Choose your distance (12 km, 24 km, 35 km, or all 3). Complete your chosen course between November 19 and November 29. All routes start and end from the McKenny Trailhead at Margaret McKenny Campground. No proof of run is required, however, we do encourage you to send in a photo of your run and photos for a chance to win a prize! You'll need to record your "total elapsed time" on UltraSign when you complete your run.

Awards will be given to:
• The best race photos (Be creative)
• Youngest runners
• Hidden Strava segment winner
• Random raffles
• And more!

Thank you to our prize donors including Skratch Labs, Friends of Capitol Forest, and Sofie's Scoops.


Registration cost is $20. Proceeds will be donated to the Thurston County Food Bank. In 2021, the race donated $4,500 to the food bank!

Special Raffle

We're raffling off three basket with goodies with all the money going to the food bank! You may be a lucky winner for one of the following baskets!

Basket 1 ($275+ value) - South Sound Running gift card, massage, $25 to Well 80, $25 to Vics Pizza, treats for 8 Arms Bakery.

Basket 2 ($250+ value) - South Sound Running gift card, fitness classes with Athena Fitness, Yoga with Kristi Lyons, $25 to Well 80, $25 to Vics Pizza, and treats from 8 Arms Bakery.

Basket 3 ($600 value) Arc'teryx Norvan LT Hoody (raincoat) and Arc'teryx Gortex Norvan LD 3 running shoes courtesy of Arc'teryx Portland. Huge thank you to the donors!

Training Plans

Get ready for the 12k or 24k with our 6 weeks training plans. Modify the plans as you need based on the current number of weeks till the race and your schedules. Thanks to Travis Schultz for creating these.
12k plan:
24k plan

Parking and Discover Pass

Be sure to have your Discover Pass visible in your vehicle. More information about Discover Passes at


There are three distances: 12 km (7.4 miles), 24 km (15 miles), 35 km (22 miles) and all start from the McKenny Trailhead in Capitol Forest. ** We will do our best to mark the course, however, we recommend if you are unfamiliar with the area to take the map with you. **

Download the free Avenza app from Friend’s of Capitol Forest’s website and add our georeferenced course map. See our website for the course map. Email if you are unable to access the map.

Event's current local time: 9:28 PM PT


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