The 20th annual Granville Island Turkey Trot will take place over Thanksgiving weekend again in 2017.

    Thanksgiving Monday, October 9 is the 10KM.
    Sunday, October 8 is the Kids Run.

Race registrations will open soon.

Please follow for up-dates @turkeytrotrun @runvancanada or Email Subscribe.

2016 Package Pick-up was available during the following times

Friday (Oct.6) 3pm – 6pm
Rackets and Runners – 3880 Oak St, Vancouver, BC – Google Map

Saturday (Oct.7) 10am-6pm
Rackets and Runners – 3880 Oak St, Vancouver, BC – Google Map

Sunday (Oct.8) 10am-2pm
Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC – Google Map

Monday (Oct.9) 7am-8am
Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC – Google Map

The Granville Island Turkey Trot is annually organized over Thanksgiving in the spirit of community and giving back. When you register, please consider donating funds to Arts Umbrella and bring non-perishable food to the race in support of Quest Food Exchange.


Participants who in the same calendar year run all three Vancouver International Marathon Society events – the BMO Vancouver Marathon, the Granville Island Turkey Trot, and Fall Classic – receive an exclusive commemorative reward. Join in and score the RUNVAN® Hat-trick.

Those who score the RUNVAN® Hat-trick will be identified by the Vancouver International Marathon Society and awarded their free RUNVAN® Hat-trick reward at one of the last great runs of the year, the Fall Classic. Last year the reward was a free long-sleeve commemorative technical tee.

RUNVAN® Hat-trick bundle pricing was available for a limited time. You may now register individually for Vancouver International Marathon Society events:


Race Package


What was included in your Race Package:

  • Brand new 10KM medal for all finishers!
  • Free Stanley Park Beer valid at Mahony & Sons for those of legal drinking age
  • $20 Gift Card with no minimum spend from Rackets & Runners valid on New Balance product
  • Free yoga session with Ocean Breath Yoga
  • Race bib with built-in timing chip
  • Free, convenient and secure gear check
  • On-course services including water, Clif Bar, Ultima Replenisher and toilets
  • Exciting Finish Line on Granville Island
  • Free Expo at Performance Works with yoga and music
  • Post-race celebrations with holiday-themed food and lively entertainment
  • Age category and fun team prizes are up for grabs
  • Largest team wins $500 with the new Community Challenge presented by Chevron
  • Plus your race entry supports local charities

*For every Gift Card redeemed, Rackets & Runners will also donate a pound of food to Quest Food Exchange!

Donate to our official charities and you were also be eligible for draw prizes from local Granville Island merchants.

This event is organized annually over October Thanksgiving weekend by the non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society. Join in! RUNVAN®