Thu November 26, 2020 Saint Petersburg, FL US 33704
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$25 7:45AM EST - 9:00AM EST
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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 fourth year ,the event is quickly becoming a beloved tradition for families, friends, and fitness enthusiasts.  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 Course Route?

The course ambles through the neighborhoods along Coffee Pot Bayou, crossing over the water at the beautiful Snell Isle Bridge.  This year's course is completely closed (no sidewalks!). It begins at North Shore Elementary, proceeds south on 1st Street, turns left on 22nd Avenue North through the Old Northeast and over the Snell Isle Bridge, winding through the lovely neighborhood of Snell Isle on its way back to North Shore Elementary. Image

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: size is guaranteed if registered by the 11/22/2019.  Runners who register after that date may select a shirt from available sizes following the race.  
  •    Finisher medal for registered participants

Are there Awards for the 5K?

Yes! Awards will be presented for overall male & female runners (1st, 2nd & 3rd places) as well as overall 6-12-year age group male & female runners (1st, 2nd & 3rd places)      

1st place only male & female winners will be acknowledged in the following age groups:  13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80+.    

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?

Mon., Nov. 25 & Tues., Nov. 26:  4 to 7 pm each day at Feet First, 4949 4th St N, St. Pete, FL 33703

Wed., Nov. 27:  11 am - 4 pm at North Shore Elementary School, 200 35th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33704

Thurs., Nov. 28:  Race morning beginning at 7 am at North Shore Elementary School, 200 35th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33704

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.

2019 Course Map

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Packet Pick-up

We strongly encourage participants to pick up their race packet before race day.  The times and locations are as follows:

Monday, November 25th, 4-7 pm / Feet First / 4949 4th Street N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703

Tuesday, November 26th, 4-7 pm / Feet First / 4949 4th Street N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703

Wednesday, November 27th, 11 am - 4 pm / North Shore Elementary School / 200 35th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33704


There are several designated parking lots available for race-day parking. Please click on the attached PDF to see a map and name of businesses allowing runners to use their lots. 

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Race Contact Info
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Pumpkin Pie Sponsors

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