Join us for the 13th Annual Turkey ROCK Trot 5k Family Fun Run/Walk/Stroll – LIMITED REGISTRATION

Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd, 2017
Douglas County Event Center
500 Fairgrounds Drive
Castle Rock, CO 80104

 

Start your Thanksgiving Day off on the right or left foot by giving back to those less fortunate in our community at the 13th Annual Turkey ROCK Trot. Whether you are a serious runner, weekend warrior, or a leisurely walker bring the whole family and join the fun. All proceeds benefit the Douglas/Elbert Task Force. Come join our family tradition.

RACE MIX

Did you enjoy that EPIC start line last year? If so you’ll love our music mashup this year — Enter ROCK-Trot!

RACE ROUTE


The Turkey ROCK Trot route incorporates the streets of DOWNTOWN Castle Rock.

The Turkey ROCK Trot is shutting down streets in Castle Rock on Thanksgiving morning from 8AM – 11AM.
Best options to arrive:
– Take I-25 to Plum Creek Pkwy to DC Events Center, or
– Take Gilbert St. to Plum Creek Pkwy to DC Events Center, or
– Take North Ridge Rd. to Plum Creek Pkwy to DC Events Center

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READ ALL THE LATEST ANNOUNCEMENTS HERE
 

SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL OUR 2016 SPONSORS

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NEW FOR 2016

We love feedback. We are hard at work again this year fattening up the Turkey ROCK Trot. Here are just some of the changes we are working on for THIS YEAR. More announcements coming soon.

1MIX 100 broadcasting live at the Turkey ROCK Trot Expo. Expo opens at 8AM with many free products and activities for the kiddos (professional face painting and bounce house)
2Free professional event day photos of all participants by Gameface Media
3Fittest Flock competition – the company that has the largest team of co-workers/friends/family wins and receives all the perks, including free sponsorship for 2017, a catered food party courtesy of Chick-Fil-A, and more. Be sure to create a team when signing up.

 

4CASH awards, free shoe certificates from Sketchers and Icebugs, Decibulz earbuds, Yaktrax, etc for some of our top male and female runners. Details coming soon. We have a FASTEST TEAM category this year!
5105 West and the Rockyard are teaming up to create a special brew just for the Turkey ROCK Trot – one free beer per participant over 21.
6All new Tri-Blend Performance T-Shirts.

 

7All new race route that takes you to Downtown Castle Rock!
8Swag Bags include Bondibands, Clif Bars, Perky Jerky, Goddess Garden, Chick-Fil-A and so much more.
9Large Toiletry and TOY drive this year. Our goal is to collect several thousand lbs!

 

EVENT SWAG


 

EVENT PRICING

Adults

  • $35 (pardoned bird pricing through Oct 31st)
  • $40 Nov 1st – Nov 20th 11:30PM
  • $45 on Race Day Nov 23rd

Kids (12 and under)

  • $15 (pardoned bird pricing through Oct 31st)
  • $20 Nov 1st – Nov 20th 11:30PM
  • $25 on Race Day Nov 23rd

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

8:00AM – Race Day Registration/Pick-up
8:00AM – Turkey ROCK Trot Expo open
9:15AM – Wave corrals open and pre-race festivities begin
9:30AM – First wave starts (each additional wave will start approximately every 2 minutes)

 

ADVANCE PACKET PICKUP

  • TBD
  • TBD

 

WAVE CORRALS

In an effort to promote safety, the Turkey ROCK Trot will be using an assigned wave system for the start. If you wish to run or walk with others at the event, select the wave of your slowest person for all registrants. Note: You may move to a slower wave than assigned, but you cannot move to a faster wave than assigned. Remember your time does not start until you cross the timing mats.

  • Wave #1 – This wave is for anyone planning to RUN at a 8 minute per mile pace or faster. NO strollers or dogs.
  • Wave #2 – This wave is for anyone planning to RUN at a 10 minute per mile pace or faster. NO strollers or dogs.
  • Wave #3 – This wave is for anyone planning to RUN slower than a 10 minute per mile pace. NO strollers or dogs.
  • Wave #4 – This wave is for ALL leisurely walkers, runners with strollers, and walkers with dogs. Please for the safety of everyone on the course NO runners with dogs.

 

AWARD CATEGORIES

Top 3 overall female and male (excluded from age group awards)

Top 3 female and male in the following age groups:

  • 12 & Under
  • 13 – 19
  • 20 – 29
  • 30 – 39
  • 40 – 49
  • 50 – 59
  • 60 – 69
  • 70 & over

Fastest TEAM Award – top 2 male and top 2 female times per team

AWARD PRIZES

Cash awards this year to our top overall male and female finishers:

  • First place – $125
  • Second place – $75
  • Third place – $50

…and prizes from the following sponsors below.


 

PARKING

Parking is FREE at the DC Event Center parking lot. Get there early and carpool if possible. Instead of food, THIS YEAR we ask that you bring a bag of toiletry items such as toothpaste, soap, deodorant, toilet paper, etc. to stock the Douglas/Elbert Task Force. Let’s go big on this and bring in several thousand lbs!
 

 

SPONSORSHIP

Partner with us and together we can change lives and transform our community. Contact us at info@rocktrot.com for sponsorship opportunities and download the Sponsorship Packet for more information.

 
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AMBASSADORS

We are receiving applications for our 2017 Ambassador program.AMBASSADORS

Deadline to apply is September 15th!
 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 

Join our team. It takes many hands to pull off a successful Turkey ROCK Trot.
 
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WEATHER AND LIABILITY

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat will keep us from hosting the Turkey Rock Trot. Keep in mind the route may not be cleared in the event of concerning Colorado weather conditions. Please plan accordingly. We assume no liability for injuries.

 

REFUND POLICY

No refunds given. If you are unable to attend your registration constitutes a tax-deductible donation to the Douglas/Elbert Task Force.