14th Annual Turkey Day Dash in Thousand Oaks on Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Conejo Valley YMCA is hosting its 14th Annual Turkey Day Dash on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 22, 2018. The 5K run/walk and 1K family fun run/walk is held at California Lutheran University (60 West Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks).

All ages and abilities are welcome. Professional timing is provided for 5K runners. The 1K family fun run/walk is at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K run/walk starts at 8:00 a.m. This year there will be a costume contest at 7:15 a.m. before the kids' race starts.

Costume Contest will be at 7:15 AM before the start of the 1K Kids Race! Come dressed in your favorite Thanksgiving Day costume to participate! Top 3 winners will receive prizes! Dress as a group, or individually. 

Proceeds from the Turkey Day Dash benefit Conejo Valley YMCA youth and senior programs. Participants receive a Turkey Day Dash YMCA t-shirt while supplies last.

For more information, to pre-register and for other registration options, visit www.turkeydaydash.org.

12th Annual Ventura Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Morning, November 22, 2018

Before you gobble, gobble, get out and run Ventura County’s fastest 5K on Thanksgiving morning!

Head to the Ventura Auto Center, 6451 Auto Center Drive, Ventura, on Thursday, November 22, 2018 for the 12th Annual Ventura Turket Trot.

This fast and fun 5K starts at 8 a.m. For the 12 and under crowd, there’s the free Kids’ 1K which starts at 9:15 a.m. Registration includes finisher’s shirt, electronic chip timing and post-race food.

For more information or to sign up, please visit www.venturaturkeytrot.com.

5th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K in Simi Valley on Thursday, November 22, 2018

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The 5th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K takes place at Rancho Simi Community Park, 1765 Royal Avenue, Simi Valley on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Run along the Arroyo bike path, lined with beautiful trees for shade through the center of Simi Valley and along the Arroyo Creek. Aid stations every 1.5 miles.

Visit www.ThanksgivingDay5k.com to learn more and sign up.