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):
Pickup Time: 2:30PM - 5:30PM on Nov. 22
November 23 Race Day Packet Pickup (Thanksgiving Day):
TROSA; 1820 James Street, Durham, NC 27707
Pickup Time: 6:30AM - 7:45AM
VERY limited parking will be at M&F Corporate Center : 2634 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!
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.