Registration is open for the Turkey Trot 3 Mile Fun Run and Kids Turkey Dash, the Lompoc Recreation Division has announced. Both events take place Sunday, Nov. 24, at the River Park Fitness Trail, at Highway 246 and Sweeney Road. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. All ability levels are encouraged to participate.
This year, the Lompoc Recreation Division will offer a separate Kids Turkey Dash for children ages 5-12. The upcoming Kids Turkey Dash one-mile run kicks off at 9 a.m. In previous years, the kids run had been held at the same time as the adult run.
The 3 Mile Fun Run, available to ages 13 and older, starts at 9:30 a.m.
Top overall female and male children and adults will be awarded a turkey, along with pies for 2nd and 3rd overall winners. Medals will be awarded to 1st- and 2nd-place finishers in each age category.
Registration forms are available online at www.cityoflompoc.com/recreation. Cost to register is $20 per adult athlete and $10 per child. Pre-registration is recommended by Friday, Nov. 22. Day-of registration will be available for $5 more. T-shirts will be on sale for $10 the day of the event.
Community members looking for more information can contact the Recreation Division, 805-875-8100.
— Samantha Scroggin for city of Lompoc.