General Race Information

Race Overview

Race Date:

November 23, 2023

Start Time:

8:30 am


Downtown San Jose, W Santa Clara Street, and N 1st Street

11 S 1st St, San Jose, CA US 95113

Race Day Information

When: November 23, 2023, Thanksgiving Morning (times and venue are subject to change)

  • 7:00 am: Bib/shirt pick-up and gear check opens in the festival area (registration is only available online until 8:30 am on Thanksgiving morning.)
  • 7:45 am: Costume Contest judging at the start line
  • 8:30 am: Bib/shirt pick-up closes in the festival area
  • 8:30 am: 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run start
  • 9:00 am: Kids Fun Zone opens in Arena Green West
  • 10:00 am: Awards ceremony at festival area stage
  • 10:30 am: Kids Fun Run (ages 2-7) starts in Kids Fun Zone
  • 11:00 am: Gear check closes in festival area
  • 11:30 am: Event conclusion

Race day gear check is in the Festival Area. All items must be in a clear type stadium bag. NO backpacks, purses, or large satchels. Gear check opens at 7:00 am and closes at 11:00 am.

Where: Downtown San Jose

  • START: W Santa Clara St at N First St
  • FINISH: W Santa Clara St at Delmas Ave
  • FESTIVAL SITE: 340 W St John St

Why: In the past 18 years, we have donated over $11 million to local charities. It allows participants to start Thanksgiving Day off on the right foot by celebrating generosity and wellness with a diverse group of runners and walkers committed to investing in their community.

How: Participate by registering, volunteering, or donating to the event. If you are registering, remember there are many categories you may qualify for, and would be fun for you to possibly win a certain category. Check out our timed and non-timed categories for more information.

Who: You! Your family, friends, colleagues, and neighbors. The more the merrier.

Course Map

Expo Course Map Corro 30x17.6