It's Turkey Time!
Time to take your Turkey Trot virtual and to the trails! Choose your distance and complete your "Less Turkey, More Trot" on one of our courses (Required) in Capitol Forest.
Choose your distance (8.9k, 21.3k, 32.6k, or all 3). Complete your chosen course between November 21 and November 29. All routes start and end from the Mima Falls Trailhead.
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!
Awards will be given to:
• Top female and male runners on the hidden segment (hint: all 3 courses pass through it)
• Person with the best race photo
• Person who collects the most trash
Registration cost is $20. Money will be donated to Friends of Capitol Forest and Thurston County Food Bank. The first 25 people to register will receive a mini swag bag! Pickup will be at a designated location in Olympia.
If you're interested in having a course tour guide, email email@example.com. An OlyTrailRunner will accompany you and follow covid safety protocols. We’re asking for an additional donation to the food bank in exchange for the service.
We recommend downloading the Avenza app with the georeferenced Capitol Forest trail map from Friend’s of Capitol Forest’s website: https://www.friendsofcapitolforest.org/trail-map. It is free! Plus, the course map is even georeferenced.
Be sure to have your Discover Pass visible in your vehicle. More information about purchasing Discover Passes at https://www.discoverpass.wa.gov.
All runners are to follow Washington State Covid rules. No more than 5 runners in your party, social distancing and have a mask available for trail encounters.
There are three distances: 5.4 miles (8.7 km), 12.2 miles (20 km), 18.6 miles (30 km), They all start from the Mima Fall Trailhead in Capitol Forest. ** The course will not be marked so if you are unfamiliar with the area, be sure to download and print out a map to take with you. **
Local time: 12:37 PM
See our Website for printable download of the course map.