2023 Turkey Trot FAQs
When is Carson Valley Turkey Trot?
Carson Valley Turkey Trot has an in person and virtual option.
In person: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23rd
Virtual: November 1-23rd
What is a virtual race?
A virtual race is a race that can be completed anytime and anywhere. Carson Valley Turkey Trot has a race completion time of nearly three weeks (November 1st – Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd). With a virtual race you can avoid parking problems, crowds, using a sani-hut, bad weather, etc. Running a race on your own time and your own terms gives you the most flexibility. Anyone of any age can participate.
Register online for the Carson Valley Turkey Trot HERE. Pick up your swag bag on the dates listed below. Run your race anywhere during November 1st - 23rd. Check out race route suggestions HERE.
How Do I register for Carson Valley Turkey Trot?
You can register online HERE before November 23rd. You can find more details by reading below.
How can I get my registration questions answered?
See below for more details or questions regarding registration please email email@example.com or call 775-782-3711.
Who are the event beneficiaries?
Carson Valley Community Food Closet is a non-profit providing food relief to Douglas County residents in need. You can learn more about the Food Closet HERE.
Douglas Animal Welfare Group is a non-profit group of dedicated volunteers and members who better the lives of Douglas County animals by improving their adoptability, educating the community about responsible pet ownership and other activities that benefit animals, owners and citizens. Learn more HERE.
How much does the event cost to enter?
Registration is $30 per person for the virtual and in-person option. The Kids Turkey Dash is $20.00.
Registration begins April 1, 2023 to November 22, 2023. Register online HERE.
*Day of registrations will take place from 7:30-8:30am
Virtual and In-Person Registration includes:
- Swag bag
- Commemorative event t-shirt
- Race bib
- Turkey Trot flare
Kids Turkey Dash Registration includes:
- Race bib
What if I registered and have suddenly changed my mind or I’m unable to attend the race, can I get a refund?
- Registration Policy – Carson Valley Turkey Trot cannot authorize refunds at any time, NO EXCEPTIONS. If your holiday plans have changed, your entry will be considered as a donation to our event.
Where can I find race results?
Race results will be found HERE.
Race Packets/Race Bibs/Swag Bags
Race Packet Pickup:
Pick up your race packets at Carson Valley Community Food Closet:
Wednesday 15th 12:30 pm -4 pm
Friday 17th 12:30 pm -4 pm
Monday 20th 12:30 pm -4 pm
Tuesday 21st 12:30 pm -4 pm
Wednesday 22nd 12:30 pm -4 pm
When and where can I pick up my race bib and swag bags?
You can pick up your swag bag and race bib at our early packet pick up (see above) or the morning of the event.
What do I need to bring with me to pick up my swag bag and race bib?
Please present your registration confirmation email and one form of acceptable photo ID. Your confirmation email is sent at the time of registration.
If you are picking up a packet for a friend or family member, be sure to have a photo of their ID on your phone or a hard copy.
7:30 - 8:45 am Race Pack Pick up
7:30 - 8:30 am Registration
8:15 am Turkey Dash Kids Warm-Up
8:30 am Kids Turkey Dash
8:45 - 8:55 am Turkey Trot Warm-Up
8:55 am Turkey Trot Welcome
9:00 am Turkey Trot Race Start
10:00 am Wrap-up
Running Your Virtual Race
How do I participate?
- Sign up for the Carson Valley Turkey Trot and pick up your race packet to receive your race bib, medal, and other swag.
- Choose your race route. Ideas HERE
- Set a date and run your race!
- Post your race time and see all results.
- Celebrate! Share your success with friends and family. Share on your social media. Don’t forget to tag us #CVTT2023.
Can I walk or do I have to run the entire distance?
You can walk, jog, run, or even hike, your choice!
Are there age/division awards?
No, every participant will receive an award in their race packet.