Join the fun at the 2nd Annual Sandestin Turkey Trot

It's time to lace up your running shoes and join the fun at the 2nd Annual Sandestin Turkey Trot! This exciting event is set to take place on November 19, 2023, at Baytowne Marina at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. 

The Inaugural Sandestin Turkey Trot in November 2022 attracted 126 participants and is quickly becoming a beloved family-friendly event. This year promises even more excitement, making it a must-attend event.


Race Details

  • Date: November 19, 2023
  • Location: Baytowne Marina
  • Race Categories: 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
  • Registration and Packet Pick-Up: 7AM
  • Race Start Time: 8 AM


  • Adults: $45
  • 17 and Under: $25

Early Birds Get the Perks!

The first 30 people to register will receive a fantastic free t-shirt to remember the day. So, if you want to snag this cool souvenir, be sure to register early!

The excitement doesn't stop when you cross the finish line. Stick around for the post-run Tailgate Party starting at 11 AM. This is where the real fun begins! Enjoy a delicious spread of food, savor some refreshing beer, and take part in the chance to win exciting prizes and rewards. Settle in at the Marina Bar and Grill to catch NFL Football action on the jumbotron. It's a great way to relax, celebrate your achievements, and connect with fellow participants.

Turkey Trot

If you're coming from out of town or simply want to make a weekend of it, Sandestin offers a range of accommodation options to suit every need. Whether you prefer a cozy room or a spacious condo, you can find the perfect place to rest your head after a day of fun and excitement.

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Your participation in the Sandestin Turkey Trot isn't just about having fun; it's also about giving back to the community. The proceeds from this event will benefit the Sandestin Foundation for Kids, a noble cause that helps make a positive impact on the lives of children in the area.

The Sandestin Turkey Trot is more than just a race; it's a a fantastic way to kick off the holiday season. Whether you're a seasoned runner or just looking for a fun family outing, this event has something for everyone. So, mark your calendars, register early, and get ready to gobble up the excitement on November 19, 2023.

We'll see you at the starting line!