Turkey Trot Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k

Saturday, November 25, 2023 Long Beach CA

Turkey Trot Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k in Long Beach CA

Get ready to kick off your Thanksgiving weekend with a burst of energy, excitement, and a whole lot of fun at the Turkey Trot Saturday race! This thrilling event offers a 5k, 10k, 15k, and a half marathon, setting the stage for a memorable and active Saturday on November 25th.

The day starts with check-in from 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM, allowing participants to get ready and soak in the pre-race atmosphere. At 7:30 AM, the race begins, with the half marathon cutoff set at 10:45 AM. For those eager to finish earlier, we offer an early start option; simply email us at abetterworldrunning@yahoo.com to make the necessary arrangements.

You’ll find us at the scenic Long Beach path in Belmont Shores, right off 54th Place and Ocean Blvd, located at 5400 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803. Please note that Apple Maps may not provide the most accurate directions, so we recommend using Google Maps or Waze for navigation. You can also find a map on our website, www.abetterworldrunning.com, to guide you to the start.

To ensure a seamless experience, it’s a good idea to carpool and arrive early to secure parking and use the restrooms. As an extra precaution, we suggest bringing your toilet paper, as beach restrooms may not always be fully stocked in the early morning hours.

One of the most exciting aspects of the Turkey Trot is the course itself. It offers a stunning out-and-back route for the 5k, two delightful 5k loops for the 10k, three engaging 5k loops for the 15k, and a half marathon course consisting of three 4.36-mile loops. These courses are designed to cater to participants of all levels, from beginners to seasoned runners, ensuring a rewarding and enjoyable race experience.

While we’re excited to welcome all participants, please note that running with dogs is not permitted. However, running or walking with a stroller is allowed. For those taking on the half marathon, there’s a 3-hour and 15-minute time limit. If you anticipate needing more time, don’t hesitate to contact us at abetterworldrunning@yahoo.com to arrange an early start.

Our promise to you is that every finisher will receive a well-deserved medal as a symbol of your accomplishment. Results will be posted on our website, typically on the evening of the event, allowing you to share your success with friends and family.

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’re offering everyone a medal and a goodie bag, making the Turkey Trot an ideal way to start your holiday weekend. Additionally, you can relive the day with free photos from the event, which will be posted on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/abetterworldrunning.

At A Better World Running, we’re all about creating a relaxed, fun, and personal racing experience. This means that you can focus on your fitness goals, enjoy the lively atmosphere, and share your triumph with fellow participants.

Official times and places will be posted on our website at www.abetterworldrunning.com, ensuring you have a comprehensive record of your achievement and race performance.

In conclusion, the Turkey Trot Saturday race isn’t just about running; it’s a celebration of fitness, fun, and the joy of sharing a memorable experience with others. Make the most of your Thanksgiving weekend by signing up for this exciting event. Join us on November 25th for a day filled with fitness, camaraderie, and, of course, lots of fun!

Race Weather & Climate

In Los Angeles County, Long Beach, California, is located around 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.

Late November in Long Beach, CA sees average high temperatures of 60-65°F and average low temperatures of 45-50°F. It’s the conclusion of late autumn, characterized by cooler and crisper conditions with minimal rainfall.

Turkey Trot Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Turkey Trot Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM.

The half marathon cut-off time is 10:45 AM.


To reserve your spot in the 2023 Turkey Trot Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $39.99 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $25.99 fee for the 5k.
  • There is a $29.99 fee for the 10k.
  • There is a $34.99 fee for the 15k.

Turkey Trot Half Marathon Race Website

Turkey Trot Half Marathon Website

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