13th Annual Turkey ROCK Trot

Castle Rock, CO

13th Annual Turkey ROCK Trot


"Run to Change Lives"! Come out and Trot, Stroll, Run, or Walk and join Castle Rock's Thanksgiving tradition morning with the 13th Annual Turkey ROCK Trot presented by Castle Rock Adventist Hospital.

You and the Turkey ROCK Trot are changing lives by "Giving Back to the Community" through the Douglas Elbert Task Force, and each of your registrations and funds raised does just that! Whether you are a serious runner or leisurely walker, bring the whole family and join the fun.


  • 8:00 a.m. - Turkey ROCK Trot Expo Opens
  • 8:00 a.m. - Race Day Registration/Pickup
  • 9:15 a.m. - Wave corrals assemble and pre-race festivities begin
  • 9:30 a.m. - First wave starts (each additional wave will start approximately every 2 minutes


  • Saturday Nov 18th 10AM-2PM – RNK Running 13019 Parker Road Parker CO, 80134
  • Wednesday Nov 22nd 10AM-2PM – Guaranty Bank 856 W. Happy Canyon RoadCastle Pines, CO 80108


In an effort to promote safety, the Turkey ROCK Trot will be using an assigned wave system for the start. If you wish to run or walk with others at the event, select the wave of your slowest person for all registrants. Note: You may move to a slower wave than assigned, but you cannot move to a faster wave than assigned. Remember your time does not start until you cross the timing mats.

  • Wave #1 - For those of you faster than 8-minute pace per mile. No strollers or dogs.
  • Wave #2 - For those between 8-10 minute pace per mile. No strollers or dogs.
  • Wave #3 - For those between 10-12 minute pace per mile. No strollers or dogs.
  • Wave #4 - For those slower than 12-minute pace per mile. No strollers or dogs.
  • Wave #5 - All leisurely walkers, strollers and well mannered K9 pals.

The number of waves are at the events discretion for safety and enjoyment of all participants and may change as needed.

NOTE: You do not have to register your little ones who are riding in the stroller unless you want them to have a shirt and bib.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Wanted - Volunteers to help us ROCK this Trot. Please email us at info@rocktrot.com

WEATHER AND LIABILITY Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat will keep us from hosting the Turkey ROCK Trot. Keep in mind the route may not be cleared in the event of concerning Colorado weather conditions. Please plan accordingly. We assume no liability for injuries.


No refunds will be given. If you are unable to attend, your registration constitutes a tax-deductible donation to the Douglas/Elbert Task Force.