Turkey Trot2019-10-07T20:58:30+00:00

Project Description

GBRC Turkey Trot 5K

November 23, 2019

Start Time: 9:00am
Location: Squalicum Creek Park Bellingham, WA


  • 5K Fun Run
  • Starts 9am.
  • All net proceeds  donated to the Bellingham Food Bank
  • Awards for 1st., 2nd. and 3rd. Place Finishers Male/Female Overall
  • Placement Ribbons for Top Three Male/Female Finishers in 5 year increments through age group 85-89.
  • Hospitality at the Finish
  • Strollers Welcome
  • No dogs allowed
  • Timing: Chip Timed by Budu Racing.


Unisex Short Sleeve T Shirts are Now available pre-order only for just $10.00. These are good quality Next Level shirts with the new Turkey Trot Logo on the front. Deadline to order shirts is November 6th. Register early and purchase one of these first time ever Turkey Trot Shirts!

Register Online Here
2018 Race Results

Online Registration

  • Online registration is now open until Nov. 20th. 11:59pm.

Race Day Registration

  • Day of race registration will be open from 7:30am.to 8:45am.

Bib Pickup

Bibs for pre-registered runners can be picked up day of race between 7:30am. and 8:45am.


  • Pre-Race Day Online Registration:
    All kids ages 12 and under:  FREE
    GBRC members ages 13 and older $5.00
    Non-GBRC members ages 13 and older:  $15.00
  • Day of Race Registration – FEES INCREASE
    All kids ages 12 and under:  FREE
    GBRC members ages 13 and older:  $10.00
    Non-GBRC members ages 13 and older:  $20.00


  • Parking at Squalicum Creek Park is very limited.
  • Parking is not permitted along the roadside on Squalicum Way.
  • Free event parking is available at the Allsop Parking Lot at 909 Squalicum Way and
    at Bellingham Technical College in the upper lot at the W. Illinois Street entrance only.


  • 5K course starts and ends at Squalicum Creek Park
Course Map

Race Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Running Shoe Recycle Program

BBay Running and GBRC have joined together to establish a program for runners to recycle their old running shoes.  If you have any old running shoes that you would like to recycle, bring them with you to the GBRC Turkey Trot Race and we will take them off your hands. Visit https://bbayrunning.com/shoe-recycling/ for more info.

Race Participant Benefits

15% Discount Rate at Oxford Suites Bellingham!
Visit Oxford Suites Bellingham’s website at https://www.oxfordsuitesbellingham.com/ and use the promo code“GBRC” when making your reservation.

For more Info or to volunteer, contact: 

Julie Nelson or Jeremy Vanderpool Race Directors (vanderpoolnelson@yahoo.com)