Rose Bowl Turkey Trot

Thu November 23, 2023 Pasadena, CA 91103 US Directions


Rose Bowl Turkey Trot 2023

9:00AM PST - 11:00AM PST
Open to ages 99 and under.

Race Website

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1001 Rose Bowl Drive
Lot K
Pasadena, CA US 91103


We are back for the 6th annual Rose Bowl Turkey Trot, a family favorite tradition 5k race on Thanksgiving morning around the Rose Bowl Stadium. All are invited whether you have two legs or four! All entry fees for 2023 will be 100% tax-deductible and will go directly to the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation. Trot before you gobble and help preserve, protect, and enhance the Rose Bowl Stadium! To learn more about the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation, visit Each participant will have an opportunity to donate after checkout to the Pasadena Unified School District to support their athletic programs. 

The race is on Thanksgiving morning at the Rose Bowl Stadium! A timed race will go through a 3.1-mile course. All participants will receive a race bib and medal. The race will start and finish at the top of Lot K. The course itself will run around the Rose Bowl Loop. On race day bib pickup will begin at 7:30 am. We highly encourage you to pick up your bib in advance on Wednesday November 22nd from 2 pm - 7 pm at Rose Bowl Gate A.

Don’t forget to post photos of your trot and tag @rosebowlstadium and @rosebowllegacy and use hashtag #MemoriesMakeUs #RoseBowlTurkeyTrot



Q: What does my registration include? 

A: Your registration includes access to the onsite race, a race bib, finishers medal. 100% of your ticket registration is tax deductible and goes towards the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation. 

Q: What time does the race start?

A: The race begins promptly at 9:00AM. 

Q: How old do I need to be to participate?

A: Trotters can participate at all ages! 

Q: Where will the start line and registration table be?

A: In Lot K on the corner of West Dr. and Seco St. 

Q: Where do I park, and do I have to pay?

A: Parking will be free and in Lot K.

Q: Can I bring pets to the race?

A: Yes! You may bring dogs as long as they are on a leash.

Q: Will there be water stations?

A: Yes, a water station will be set-up halfway around the route, but we suggest you bring your own water as well.

Q: Will the event be rain or shine?

A: Yes, it will be rain or shine but hopefully shine 😊

Q: Should I wear a costume? 

A: Yes, costumes are highly encouraged to get into the Thanksgiving spirit!

Q: I have a small child. Can I race with a stroller? 

A: Yes! In the spirit of family involvement strollers are encouraged! We kindly ask participants with strollers to allow other racers to pass safely. 

Q: Can I come to packet pickup and gather someone else's packet for them?

A: Yes. 

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