Omni Turkey Trot 5K

Thu November 28, 2019 Fernandina Beach, FL US 32034 Directions
Countdown to Race Day

5K Run/Walk - Chip Timed

$25 8:00AM EST Price increases after November 16, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

5K Youth Registration - Chip Timed

$15 8:00AM EST Price increases after November 21, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

1 Mile Kids Fun Run -Not Chip Timed

$20 8:45AM EST Registration ends November 27, 2019 at 9:00am EST
102 Racquet Park Drive
Fernandina Beach, FL US 32034

Omni Turkey Trot
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 8:00 a.m.
Location: Omni Amelia Island Plantation 
                102 Racquet Park Dr
                Amelia Island, FL 32034 

This time chipped race will start and finish at Omni Amelia Island Plantation’s Racquet Park, located next to the Verandah restaurant. Enjoy a scenic run, meandering through the beautiful, tree-canopied resort. Located at 6800 First Coast Highway.

Running or walking is acceptable. No animals and bicycles on course 

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the McArthur Family YMCA. Drop off entries at the McArthur YMCA, Health & Fitness Center or mail to: OAIP Health & Fitness Center, Attn: Tara Fortner, 39 Beach Lagoon Road, Amelia Island, FL 32034. Cash or checks only (no refunds, checks payable to Omni Amelia Island Plantation) For additional information, contact (904) 277-5195 or Registration forms are also available online at

Adult Before November 17th - $25.00 After $30.00
Children Under 10 before November 17th $15.00

Pre-registered participants can pick-up race packet on Nov. 21nd, 5pm-7pm at the Racquet Park conference room.

Packet pickup will take place on race day at race site from 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.

Ultima Replenisher is the official on-course drink for our 5k Turkey Trot! With all 6 electrolytes plus support minerals, no sugar or carbs, zero calories, real fruit flavors, plant-based colors and sweetened with stevia leaf — you're getting the perfect electrolyte balance you need to replace vital minerals lost through sweat in a formula that is pure and simple. Ultima is hydration done right! They're your go-to choice for healthy replenishment so you can feel and perform your best. 

6:30 p.m. – Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. – 5K Race Start
8:45 a.m. - Fun Run - no chip timing
9:00 a.m. – Awards Ceremony 

Shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered participants before November 14th. Shirts not guaranteed on race day.

Medals for top overall male and female,and top 3 male and female age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Older

Parking is plentiful next to the race start location. The race starts and ends at the same location. 

Race will be timed and scored with a disposable chip provided, which will be attached to the back of the bib.


How long is the course?
The 5K is 3.1 miles.

How will I be timed?
The race uses an electronic timing system that records race time and place via a transponder chip that will be given out at registration. Each individual competing in the 5K is required to use the race chip. Official times will not be recorded without a chip. There will be a clock at the finish line to view your time.

When and where do I pick up my registration materials?
Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. for all participants – pre-registered, walk-up, voucher – Pre-registered runners have a separate registration station that is further split into three lines based on the first letter of the runner’s last name. 

How will I receive my results?
Official results are posted for the top runners in each category, race staff has all results for on-site inquiries and results are posted on the race website.

Can I use my own race chip or tag rather than utilizing the one that is provided?
No, you will be provided with a custom chip.

Who gets a T-shirt?
Only pre-registered runners that successfully complete the registration and payment processes seven weekdays before the race are guaranteed a free race t-shirt. Several hundred additional shirts are printed for the race. Pre-registered runners in the seven days leading to the race are first to receive their shirt and preferred size. The remaining shirts for walk-up and voucher runners are available for free until they run out. Also, day-of and voucher participants may face limited sizes and availability.

What if I need help along the way?
Qualified emergency medical professionals are available to provide assistance at the start/finish lines.

Can I participate in the event with my dog?
Sorry, as much as we love our pets too, the safety of participants is our main concern. Therefore, we do not allow pets on the course.

Can I participate with a stroller?
Yes, nurturing future generations of runners is a priority and demonstrating healthy lifestyles to our kids is special. Please, however, start in the later part of the runners.

Should I bring my own water?
Yes, but there will be a  water station  on the course as well at the finish.

Can I get my money returned?
We appreciate your race registration. We are unable to issue refunds. We are not in a position to credit your credit card or issue checks.

Will the race be held if it's raining?
The race is a "rain or shine" event. All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, such as in a rain coat or hat. Umbrellas can pose a safety hazard to others, so please do not bring them.

What will be provided after the race?
An awards ceremony will take place after the race at at the start/finish location.

Can I transfer my entry to someone else?
We have a strict NO TRANSFER policy.

Where do I park?
Free parking is available. More info coming soon!


Race Contact Info

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Custom Race Jacket

Only 500 total Jackets - Limited Custom Turkey Trot jacket with race logo on the front and race race information on the back. Order online for only $15. If any are left race price will be $20 on race day. (Click picture of jacket to expand size of image

Please see the size chart to confirm your size. No changes will be allowed unless there are leftovers. 




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