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SLO County Turkey Trot 2023

November 23, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

A cartoon turkey runs up a hill alongside the words San Luis Obispo County Turkey Trot. | SLO County Turkey Trot 2023

The Annual SLO County Turkey Trot on November 23 at 8:00 a.m. raises awareness about hunger in SLO County and funds that provide critical protein and nutrition to those in need. Create a team to fundraise with your flock and amplify your impact. Trot with us either in-person or virtually!

SLO County Turkey Trot Locations


8:30 a.m. Start Time

100 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Meet us by the “Pismo” letters on the Pier!


8:30 a.m. Start Time

443 Front St, Avila Beach, CA 93424

Meet us on the Avila Promenade!


Walk, run or hike on your own or with family and closest friends at a location of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the SLO County Turkey Trot support?

The SLO Food Bank Turkey Trot event supports hunger-relief efforts in San Luis Obispo County. By participating or donating, you directly contribute to providing nourishing, including holiday proteins like turkey and ham, for our neighbors in need.

 How do I contribute to someone’s team or an individual’s fundraising goal?

You can contribute to a Turkey Trot team or individual fundraising goal directly from their fundraising page OR just enter the individual or team’s name under the question “Would you like to credit this donation to a specific fundraiser or team?” on the event donation page.

Can I set up a team fundraising page?

Absolutely! Setting up a fundraising page allows you to engage your friends, family, and colleagues in supporting hunger relief. You can personalize your page, share your story, and track your progress toward making a difference. Just click “Register” on the Turkey Trot page and click “Create a Team” to get started.

Can I set up an individual fundraising page for the Turkey Trot event?

You must register for the Turkey Trot to set up a fundraising page. If you have registered for the Turkey Trot you will receive instructions on how to claim your individual fundraising page. If you would like to fundraise without registering for the trot, you must create a team, but your team can be any size! Just click “Register” on the Turkey Trot page and click “Create a Team” to get started.


November 23, 2023
8:00 am - 10:00 am


SLO Food Bank
Running Warehouse