We're going virtual with this year's Turkey Trot but that doesn't mean we won't be having a ton of fun engaging together with our community. This is your chance to help grow out Turkey Trot fun by having friends and families in other areas take part with you since we won't all be able to be in Vernon Street Town Square. Check out the details below and be on the lookout for some surprises as well! 

Distances

1 mile/ 5k/ 10k/ 11.26 mile.  You can even relay with others anywhere in the world. Mileage can be obtained in any method, run, walk, treadmill, crawl, skip, etc.

When

Thanksgiving Day or the week before...
Thursday, November 19 - Thursday, November 26

Cost

$25 for all ages and distances (service fees apply)
$7 option for swag bag mailing (estimated mailing date is Nov. 9)

Registration

The first 1,000 registrations receive a medal.
Register by 10/25 to guarantee a shirt.
Registrations after 10/25 are not guaranteed a shirt. Only 1,000 medals and shirts will be ordered.

Where

You can run, walk or crawl, skip anywhere, whether it’s in your neighborhood, someone else’s neighborhood, in the comforts of your home on a treadmill or out in a city park. We have created multiple "suggested" course routes on our beautiful, well maintained trails. Start and finish signs will be posted along these routes starting November 1st.

Packet pickup

Dates and times TBD.

Community engagement

National Anthem Contest

The City of Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department is looking for a national anthem singer for this year’s Virtual Turkey Trot.  Record an audio AND video version, on your phone, of your rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.  Your rendition could be vocal or instrumental.  

Send your audio AND video to jnereson@roseville.ca.us. 

The event committee will select the top pick to be used in our kick off for this year’s Virtual Roseville Turkey Trot.  Your performance will be posted on the City of Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries web page, https://www.roseville.ca.us/residents/city_events/turkey_trot, and you will be recognized on our social media platforms.    

Submission deadline:  October 28th
Winner will be announced November 2nd.
Please include:
Your audio AND video
Your name and where you are from
A profile picture

Military Service Members:  Message to your Family & Friends

Are you or a loved one not going to be able to spend time with your family and friends during Thanksgiving due to your service for our country?  Would you like the opportunity to surprise them with a message?  The City of Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department is proving you the opportunity to do this.  We will be putting together a montage of messages from our military  to be played during the week of the Virtual Roseville Turkey Trot, November 19-26, 2020.

Using your cell phone in LANDSCAPE mode record a 15 second or less message with the following:
o Wearing your military uniform 
o Your name 
o Where you are serving
o Who and where you are sending a message to
o Brief message

Try to record up from the belly button to provide the optimal video shot.

Send your message to jnereson@roseville.ca.us.  

Submission deadline:  October 28th
Videos will be available starting November 19th 
Your message will be uploaded to the following link:  https://www.roseville.ca.us/residents/city_events/turkey_trot

Sponsorship

A wide variety of sponsorship opportunities are available ranging from placing items in the swag bag to T-shirt sponsorship to virtual shout outs. If you are interested in sponsorship information for this year's Turkey Trot, contact Jeff Nereson at jnereson@roseville.ca.us or (916) 774-5974. 
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5K Suggested Routes

Out and back, starting in downtown Roseville on Miner’s Ravine trail to Sculpture Park: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3356128909

Out and back, starting at the Orvietto Dr. parking lot, on Miner’s Ravine Trail to Sierra College Blvd: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3356173513

Loop, starting in Maidu Regional Park: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3356180254

Out and back, starting at Nichol Park trailhead: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3356215921

 

10K Suggested Routes

Out and back, starting in downtown Roseville along Miner’s Ravine: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3356169526

Out and back, starting at the Blue Oaks Park trailhead, on the Pleasant Grove trail to Hughes North Park: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3356207641

1 Mile Suggested Routes

Out and back, starting at the Roseville Aquatics Complex trailhead: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3356245030

Loop, starting in Maidu Regional Park: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3361405891

 


Packet pick-up

More details coming soon.

Sponsorship Info


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