Running Zone Foundation is continuing the Thanksgiving morning tradition! Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K & 10K (formerly, Suntree Turkeytrot 5K & 10K) will take place at Front Street Civic Center near Downtown Melbourne to accommodate a larger participation.
We are extremely thankful that former race directors, Steve and Tandy, had the confidence and trust in Running Zone Foundation to allow us to assume the race responsibilities of such a wonderful holiday tradition!
- Tech shirts for all participants
- Appearance by Mr. Gobbles!
- Best Thanksgiving themed costume contest
- Pumpkin Pie Challenge!
- Light Breakfast after run
- Stuffed Turkey Awards
- Beautiful Courses right on the Indian River
Awards for the both the 5K & 10K will be given to:
- Top three overall male and female winners
- Top male and female Master (40 or older)
- Top three finishers in each of the following age groups
|8 & Under||9-11||12-14||15-19||20-24||25-29|
Overall winners will be calculated using the official “gun” time. Masters and Age group award winners will be calculated using the “net” chip time, not the “gun” time.
300 Pumpkin Pies will be given at the finish based on the following times or until all pies are gone.
5K: Anyone under 28:00 minutes (gun time) will receive a Pumpkin Pie!
10K: Anyone under 50:00 minutes (gun time) will receive a Pumpkins Pie!
Race Packet Pickup
Race Packets will be available for pick-up Wednesday, November 21st at Running Zone from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm and at the race site on Thursday morning at 6:15 am.
Running Zone is located at 3696 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne between Parkway and Post Road. Visit Running Zone’s website for directions at www.RunningZone.com or call (321) 751-8890.
Late Registration & Packet Pick up: 6:15 – 7:15 am
5K & 10K Race Start: 7:30 am
5K Awards Ceremony: 8:45am
10K Awards Ceremony: 9:30 am
5K Course: Beautiful waterfront course that goes over the Melbourne Causeway and back to Front Street Civic Center
10K Course: Get a taste of the historic downtown area on Melbourne Avenue along a shaded canopy of trees for the first 5K and then join the 5K course across the Melbourne Causeway and back to Front Street Civic Center for the second half.
There are numerous parking areas in Downtown Melbourne. See Map below: