Date: October 12, 2020 – Thanksgiving Monday
Time: 8:30AM
Start Line: Granville Island – Cartwright St.
Finish Line: Granville Island – off Island Park Walk
Age: 13+
Capacity: Limited spots


Registration coming soon! Follow for updates @turkeytrotrun @runvancanada or Email Subscribe.

Stunning views / Clarence Chan / RUNVAN®

Stunning views / Clarence Chan / RUNVAN®


This scenic and fast 10KM course starts at Granville Island and loops over the Burrard Bridge to the north side Seawall before turning at Science World and heading back along the south side Seawall to Performance Works on Granville Island.


*The seawall is not closed to pedestrians or bikes, please use caution and share the path.

Registration includes:

  • 10KM medal for all finishers!
  • Free refreshments included
  • $20 Gift Card from Rackets & Runners valid on New Balance product
  • Free, convenient and secure gear check
  • On-course services including water
  • Race bib with built-in timing chip
  • Exciting Finish Line on Granville Island
  • Free Expo at Performance Works with yoga and music
  • Post-race celebrations with hot food and lively entertainment
  • Age category and fun team prizing
  • Run & Give with our non-profit
Granville Island Turkey Trot

False Creek Seawall / Clarence Chan / RUNVAN®

Package Pickup

All runners must pick up their own race kit during one of the times* listed below:

Friday, Oct. 9, 3pm–8pm
Rackets and Runners – 3880 Oak St, Vancouver, BC

Saturday, Oct. 10, 10am-6pm
Rackets and Runners – 3880 Oak St, Vancouver, BC

Sunday, Oct. 11, 10am-2pm
Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC

Monday, Oct. 12, 7am-8am
Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC

*To be confirmed.

Run & Give! Please consider donating non-perishable food at Package Pickup.

All who donate to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank will be eligible for draw prizes.

Leave time to shop! Rackets & Runners will supply all runners with a free $20 Gift Card valid on New Balance product. For each card redeemed, Rackets & Runners will further donate two pounds of food to the Food Bank.

Gear Check, Start, Finish Line

Granville Island Turkey Trot Start/Finish Map

Things to remember:

  • Please arrive at least one hour before the race starts if you want to utilize the free gear check
  • We encourage all participants to arrive at least 45 minutes early
  • Washrooms are available outside near the Start Line and inside Performance Works
  • Wear your race bib visible on the front of your shirt to help enable the timing device embedded
  • Beverages, food and live entertainment is provided to every runner at the Finish Line and Expo

Expo & Entertainment

  • Stay post race for live entertainment inside Performance Works


  • The Granville Island Turkey Trot 10KM is marked every kilometre
  • Digital clocks are positioned at the Start Line and Finish Line
  • Digital clocks display unofficial finish times which are unique to every individual runner’s chip
  • Check your official results online at turkeytrotrun.ca/results/


  • Top three male and female runners for each Age Category will be awarded prizing!
  • All runners are automatically entered into competitive Age Categories: under 14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80-89; 90-99; 100 and above.
  • Gun time is the official time for the top three overall winners, whereas chip time will determine Age Category awards. Please seed yourself appropriately at the start.
  • Prizes will also be awarded for best costume and largest team

Strollers/Wheelchairs and Walkers

The Tot Trot stroller division is for those wanting to push their children around the course in strollers. Parents with strollers will start at the back of the Granville Island Turkey Trot Run 10KM corral. It is the same run for everyone, strollers just start at the back for safety reasons.

  • Strollers must be suitable for a 10KM run/walk, for crossing curbs and bumpy terrain
  • The Tot Trot is not a race, please pass runners and walkers with extreme caution
  • Note the course has a steep downhill at Hornby Street
  • One bib is provided to the runner, and one to the child in the stroller
  • Please indicate in your registration form if you intend to push a stroller
Walkers and wheelchairs start at the back of the main 10KM runner corral.

Run, walk or stroll!

Granville Island Turkey Trot

Run, walk or stroll / Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®