OUr 15th annual turkey trot

Welcome to our annual Turkey Trot Fun Run at Almaden Lake Park. Join us for a a short 5K - bring your bikes, scooters, or rollerblades. Run, walk, or sprint. After the run, there are lots of activity stations for the kids. Grab some snacks, listen & watch some live entertainment and browse our Buy-A-Spot offerings. All proceeds go to our beloved Mountain School.

*****Pre-Register by October 9th***** to receive a race t-shirt*

******Family Sponsorships available until October 15th****- these will be printed on the back of the shirt.

*** $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Darby Family!***

Walk-in registration available day of the event, but t-shirt availability cannot be guaranteed*


Our amazing corporate sponsors


Schedule of Events

9:00 AM                       Turkey Trot Check-In Begins (Race Participants Pick-up T-Shirts and Race Bags)

 9:10 AM                       Children’s Activity Tables Open & Breakfast Snacks Available

10:00 AM                      Turkey Trot Race Starts

10:30 AM                       Buy-A-Spot Early Registration Table Opens

11:00 – 11:45 AM           Live Entertainment - TBD

11:45 AM                       Drawing for Party at the Schoolhouse

12:00 PM                       Mt. School Class Winner PJs and Pancake Breakfast Announced

1:00 PM                         Turkey Trot Ends


Fun Prizes, Buy-A-Spots & Activities!!

Don't miss this event as we'll have fun children's activities, including rock painting, a bean bag toss, a bubble table, a play dough table and more. 

We'll also have a number of amazing Buy-A-Spots for sale!

For each $100 you raise to receive one raffle ticket, which will be entered in a raffle to win a Party at the Schoolhouse!!

The class who fundraises the most money wins a PJs and Pajamas Breakfast at the schoolhouse on December 3rd, 2017!!

Registration Link: 

Register via this Eventbrite link

Fundraising site:

Create your child's fundraising site here

Here are instructions to create your page. 


Parking Information:

Parking at Almaden Lake is $6. There is some free parking along Winfield Blvd. The Turkey Trot staging area is the Arroyo Picnic Area, located on the Winfield Boulevard entrance. 

See https://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?nid=2837 for Almaden Park information.