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TROSA Turkey Trot Race Details

We are looking forward to a fun Thanksgiving Day morning! Traditionally, our race starts at 8AM and the route will start and end at TROSA's campus at 1820 James Street in Durham. See below for race details. A link to the race course is below. Our street sequence is:

  • Start on James St

  • Left on Lakewood

  • Right on Chapel Hill Rd

  • Left on Morehead Ave

  • Left on Anderson St

  • Left on Chapel Hill Rd

  • Right on Ward St

  • Right on James St to Finish

Watch this page for more information and updates.  

Race Packet Pickup Locations

November 22 Pre-Race Packet Pickup (Day before Thanksgiving):

November 23 Race Day Packet Pickup (Thanksgiving Day):

  • TROSA; 1820 James Street, Durham, NC 27707

  • Pickup Time: 6:30AM - 7:45AM 

Race Day 

VERY limited parking will be at M&F Corporate Center2634 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd #101, Durham, NC 27707. You may also find on-street parking in the areas around the parking lot and the TROSA campus (1820 James Street). There will be a limited run shuttle available for those who need it just prior to the race's start. The shuttle is projected to run from 7AM - 7:40AM


We recommend you warm up for your race by walking to the TROSA campus! The race start/end at TROSA's campus is less than .5 mile walk from the M&F Corporate Center parking lot. TROSA's address is 1820 James Street. There will be signs.

Dogs and Strollers:

This year, we cannot allow dogs at the event. As we are increasing our numbers of participants, we want to ensure the safety and comfort of all those running, and we can only allow legal service animals. Thank you for understanding.  


We CAN allow strollers, and encourage you to complete the race in an hour. After one hour, we may no longer have streets blocked for the event and you will have to abide by all normal pedestrian laws and cede the right of way to traffic. 

Awards and Race Treats!

Participants will receive a race shirt as available - register early to ensure your shirt size - finisher's medal, chip-timed race results, and post-race refreshments! 

COVID-19 Note

In accordance with CDC guidelines, we highly recommended that all participants are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. There will not be a wave start for this event, but participants will be required to spread out and maintain distance.

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