Date Trail Head Start Time Distance
Nov 26 7:00 9.5mi

Event Instructions

Keeping the tradition going with our 34th annual Turkey Trot open to everyone!

YOU carry water for on the course, WE take care of all the post-run refreschments. INVITE all your friends and family members to join you, hikers can do an out & back by time. Because this is on State Parks property dogs are not allowed, sorry.

Our event is not to be confused with the Topanga Turkey Trot which is held the same date as ours. We will use orange arrows so our course will be clearly defined from theirs.

Arrive no later than 6:30am, sign in and course briefing at 6:45am, start is at 7am sharp. This way you're back home in time to start all the festivities. HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Course Details



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Scheduled Runs Subject to Change

On rare occasions, road closures, fires, torrential rain or other natural disasters force us to change the run location. Please check the club web site on Saturday night for the most up-to-date schedule information.

New Runners

Please get to the trail head at least 15 minutes earlier if you are new to the club and/or have not run the trail before.

Course Description

This run starts in Santa Ynez Canyon in Palisades Highlands. After a flat run through a cool, lush canyon, we climb to a fire road above Tripett Ranch. We continue up the fire road around Eagle Peak, along a level stretch with good San Fernando Valley and Ocean views and then drop down through Trailer Canyon to return to the starting point. This is Run # 18 in "50 Trail Runs in Southern California," and is a Thanksgiving Day tradition for the Trailrunners Club.

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