The 16th annual Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot is going virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is America’s largest Thanksgiving Day race, attracting more than 25,000 runners annually.
The Silicon Valley Turkey Trot raises money for various charitable organizations throughout the Bay Area, in support of its mission to improve the quality of life for those in need in Silicon Valley through funding for food, clothing, shelter, medical care, education and other basic necessities of life.
In its past 15 years, the annual run has raised more than $9 million and provided more than 7 million meals to those in need. The proceeds of this year’s race will benefit Healthier Kids Foundation, Housing Trust Silicon Valley, Second Harvest Silicon Valley, Second Harvest Santa Cruz and The Health Trust.
Race submissions will be accepted beginning November 21st. Participants can complete their virtual 5K/10K run anytime, anywhere from November 21st to November 29th, tracking their time using the tracking app of their choice, or the Turkey Trot’s own app. For more details and to register for this year’s Silicon Valley Turkey Trot, click here.