Join us for the 12th Annual Turkey ROCK Trot 5k Family Fun Run/Walk/Stroll

Thanksgiving Day, November 24th, 2016
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 12th 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.



We love feedback. We are hard at work again this year fattening up the Turkey ROCK Trot. Stay tuned for exciting announcements coming soon. Here are some of the changes we brought you LAST YEAR:

1Turkey Rock Trot Expo at 8AM with many free products and activities for the kiddos (face painting, cotton candy machine, train ride – weather permitting).
2Free professional event day photos of all participants by Gameface Media
3Everyone is timed (bragging rights, fastest family member gets the turkey leg at dinner)


4Free shoe certificate for top male and female runner courtesy of Road Runner Sports.
5Pikes Peak Brewing Co. – one free beer per participant over 21.
6All new Sport-Tek Performance T-Shirts.


8Prizes from Moov Now, Training Mask, Sports Authority and more.
9Large FOOD and TOY drive this year. Our goal is to collect 500lbs of food and as many toys as possible.




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

Kids (12 and under)

  • $15 Now through Nov 23rd 11:30PM
  • $20 on Race Day



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)



  • TBD



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.



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



Parking is FREE at the DC Event Center parking lot. Get there early and carpool if possible. We ask that you bring a bag of NON-PERISHABLE food to benefit the Douglas/Elbert Task Force food pantry. Let’s go big on this and bring in 2,000lbs!





We want our community involved. Contact us at for sponsorship opportunities and download the Sponsorship Packet for more information.

TRT Sponsorship Packet Logo


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



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.



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