Kick off the holiday season by giving back to your community at this celebration of fitness and generosity. It’s a fun and meaningful experience the whole family can enjoy together. Many have made the Applied Materials "Silicon Valley Turkey Trot" a Thanksgiving Day tradition.
Choose from 5K and 10K events, as well as a fun run for kids. Elite runners, joggers, and walkers alike are welcome to traverse the flat, downtown San Jose course.
Your registration benefits five local charities: -Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County -Housing Trust Silicon Valley -Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties -Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County -The Health Trust
When: November 24, 2016 Thanksgiving Morning 6:30 am: Race Day Packet Pick Up Opens (There will NOT be day of, on-site registration) 7:30 am: Elite Women's 5K sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank & PA/USATF Women's 5K sponsored by El Camino Hospital 7:45 am: Costume Contest sponsored by Virgin America & The Mercury News 8:00 am: Elite Men’s 5K sponsored by Amgen & PA/USATF Men's 5K sponsored by PG&E 8:25 am: 10K Wheelchair sponsored by Kaiser Permanente 8:30 am: Kids activities begin in Family Fun Zone sponsored by Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital 8:30 am: 5K Run/Walk sponsored by KLA Tencor (exact start time based on pace) 8:30 am: 10K Run (exact start time based on pace) 10:00 am: Awards Ceremony (Elite, Fittest Firm, Mayor's Cup & Why We Trot Challenge) 10:30 am: Kids Fun Run sponsored by First 5 Santa Clara County (ages 2-7) 12:00 pm: Conclusion *Race times subject to change.
Where: Downtown San Jose The course starts at Santa Clara Street and First Street and finishes at Santa Clara Street and Delmas Street. Our festival site is located at Guadalupe River Park / Arena Green.