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.
- Tech shirts (NEW!)
- Appearance by Mr. Gobbles!
- Dress in your favorite Thanksgiving Costume
- Pumpkin Pie Challenge! See below for details
- Light Breakfast after run
- Fun Thanksgiving Awards
- Largest Family Challenge (NEW!) See below for details
- Beautiful Courses! New Courses this year! 5k on Melbourne Ave., 10k on Melbourne Ave. then causeway!
Win a $125 Publix Gift Card
Largest Family Challenge includes everyone sharing your Thanksgiving feast, even the kids table! If participating in the challenge, everyone must register under your family team name during online or manual registration.
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
Age Groups Awards – 5K:
|8 & Under||9-11||12-14||15-19||20-24||25-29|
Age Group Awards – 10K:
|14 & Under||15-19||20-24||25-29||30-34||35-39|
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 shady course on Melbourne Avenue and back to Front Street Civic Center
10K Course: Beautiful Shady course on Melbourne Avenue for the first 5K (with the 5k participants) and then 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: