Saturday, November 23  |  UCSB Lagoon Lawn

The Saturday before Thanksgiving, UC Santa Barbara Department of Recreation presents the 42nd Annual Turkey Trot at the UCSB Lagoon. Open to UCSB students and community members, this 5K run/walk or 10K run includes a Men’s, Women’s, and Open division for each race. Prizes are awarded to the first, second, and third place winners of each length race. The courses feature breathtaking views of the ocean and lagoon from the UCSB Campus. Register here



(Closes November 20 @ midnight)
Students: $20
Non-Students: $25

Check in: 8:30AM  |  10k Start: 9:30AM  |  5k Start: 9:40AM

Day of Registration
Students: $25
Non-Students: $30


42nd Annual Turkey Trot Email Confirmation

Please note that the race does NOT start at the Recreation Center. Instead, please park in Lot 23, which is off of Ocean Road near the Student Resource Building and the Faculty Club. This lot is just a short walk down to the Lagoon Lawn where you will check in. View the map above or visit the Campus Parking Map here: 

Post-Race Fun!

We invite you to hang out with us after the race! Join us for light snacks, a photo booth, giveaways and more! We will announce the winners and award prizes to the first, second, and third place winners of the Men’s, Women’s, and Open divisions for each length race.


                   Women's 5K                   

1. Lauren Gerhart
2. Charlene Asmussen
3. Samantha Solomon  

                 Women's 10K                   

1. Erica Jacobi
2. Caroline Gee
3. Sarah Innes-Gold

                        Men's 5K                    

1. Markus Hoegne 
2. Kunal Handa
3. Henry Lei

                     Men's 10K                   

1. Fredrik Sandvik
2. Will Gravelle
3. Connor Ding 

                      Open 5K                      

1. Kimberly Echegoyen
2. Florence Lee
3. Hugh Radde

                     Open 10K                      

1. Evan Tansimore
2. Benjamin Wieman
3. Michael Alcantar