Dana Point, CA

About This Event

Listed as “one of America’s best Thanksgiving Day runs” by Fitness Magazine and named one of the top 3 destinations in the world for Thanksgiving by Fodor’s Travel, the Dana Point Turkey Trot, hosted by the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, continues to be a Thanksgiving Day tradition for more than 17,000 runners, walkers, volunteers, spectators, sponsors and vendors for the past 40 years. Runners will tour the beautiful beach, majestic cliffs and coves of Dana Point. Enjoy pounding surf, rugged cliffs, and cool ocean breezes as you sail through the Dana Point Marina, Doheny State Park, and pass the Historic Tall Ship Pilgrim moored in Dana Point Harbor. From beginners to elite runners, this event is for everyone!

Event Schedule

Nov 22nd
12:00pm – 7:00pm
Nov 23rd
6:00am – 12:00pm


Female/Male Gender Split

45 %55 %


Branded Vehicles O.K.

Past or Current Sponsors and Vendors

Prohibited Vendor Types

Adult Entertainment

Event Terms and Cancellation Policy