Thu November 28, 2019 Saint Petersburg, FL US 33704
Countdown to Race Day


$30 7:45AM EST - 9:00AM EST Price increases after November 3, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
200 35th Avenue NE
Saint Petersburg, FL US 33704

The Coffee Pot Turkey Trot 5K, is a family –friendly, timed 5K looping around St. Petersburg’s Coffee Pot Bayou on Thanksgiving morning.  Now in its third year the event is quickly becoming a beloved tradition for families, friends, and fitness enthusiasts.  In 2019 we will be able to increase the field of runners as we debut an improved route utilizing closed streets. Course map and details to follow!  The event is hosted by the North Shore Elementary PTA.

The North Shore Elementary PTA believes that every school has the potential for success.  Active parents, a supportive community, and engaged students can combine to make any school, from the most popular magnet to the smallest neighborhood elementary, a warm and stimulating environment in which students are inspired to succeed.

Join us as we run in celebration of health, community, and the pursuit of excellence for Pinellas County Schools.



When & where is the 2019 Coffee Pot Turkey Trot?

The 3rd Annual Coffee Pot Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day 5K will take place on Thursday November 28, 2019.  The start/finish is at North Shore Elementary School located at 200 35th  Avenue NE, St. Pete FL 33703

What is the race day timeline?

  • 6:30 am          North Shore Elementary School Opens – Day-of Bib Pick Up; Day-of Registration; Sponsor vendor tables
  • 7:15 am          5K staging begins—line up facing SOUTH--toward downtown!  
  • 7:30 am          Starting ceremony
  • 7:45 am          5K begins
  • 8:30 am          Announcements & Awards

What is the price of the race?


  • $25 until midnight August 31, 2019 
  • $30 September 1, 2019- midnight November 3, 2019
  • $35 November 4, 2019 until 6 pm November 27, 2019

Children 6-11: $15.00 - Always!  

Children 6 and under: Free (but no t-shirt. If you would like to purchase a t-shirt for your under-6 child, please utilize the add a t-shirt option during registration or email the race director at: 

Is the race timed?

The 5K is a chip-timed event.

What is included in the participant registration price?

  •    Chip-timed numbered bib
  •    Race T-shirt: guaranteed if registered by the t-shirt deadline: 11/4/19
  •    Finisher medal for registered participants

NOTE: The option for registered participants to choose a shirt size is NOT available after
11/4/19. Remaining shirts (if any) will be distributed after the race in the t-shirt area. Shirts & sizes are not guaranteed after 11/4/19.

Are there Awards for the 5K?

Yes! We present awards for the overall male and female runners (1st, 2nd & 3rd places) as well as overall 12-and-under runners.  In addition, age division winners will be posted and receive small tokens.    We also encourage Thanksgiving themed costumes for the race and will award prizes for best individual and best group costumes. 

How do I register for the 2019 Coffee Pot Turkey Trot?

All registrations must be completed on-line at:

When & Where is Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up?

All pre-race packet picks will be held at a location announced in the weeks leading up to the race. Information will be posted closer to race day.

Can I pick up someone else’s race bib or can someone pick up mine?

Yes, please bring a copy of their race registration confirmation which everyone receives from RunSignUp after registering or a copy of their drivers license (a digital copy is acceptable)!  

Is gear-check available race morning?

Gear check/hold is not available on race day.

Are bicycles, rollerblades, scooters, wheeled shoes or other wheeled transportation permitted in the race?

For safety reasons, except for participants pushing a baby stroller/jogger, no wheeled vehicles including but not limited to: scooters, rollerblades, rolling shoes and bicycles are allowed on the race course. Participants pushing a baby stroller/jogger will line up at the back of the starting area.  

Are dogs allowed at the race?

No.  Dogs are not allowed on school board property, which is where the event will start and finish.

Do you need volunteers and how can they sign up?

YES, we always need volunteers! Sign up tasks & times are under the Volunteer tab on the race registration site at:

Where can I find 5K race results?

Results will be available on-site following the race; a link to results will be posted online here and on our Facebook page, and emailed to all valid email addresses post-race.

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Presenting Sponsor
Turkey Sponsors
Stuffing Sponsors
Gravy Sponsors
Pumpkin Pie Sponsors
2019 Course Map

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Presenting Sponsor
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Stuffing Sponsors
Gravy Sponsors
Pumpkin Pie Sponsors