2017 Run For Pie Thanksgiving Day Race

Come join us on Thanksgiving morning for what has become one of Santa Cruz County's favorite holiday traditions - Run For Pie Thanksgiving Day Race. Bring the whole family out to run or walk a 5K or 10K distance in the beautiful Forest of Nisene Marks State Park. All registered racers get a mini pumpkin pie at the finish. This event will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank. Be sure to sign up today as this race sells out early every year!

Where: Aptos Village Park in Aptos, CA

When: Thursday, November 23th, 2017  The 5K and 10K races start promptly at 9:00 am!  Kids FREE 1K Race starts at 8:30 am.

Cost: $38 for the 5K and $48 for the 10K.

Presenting Sponsor: Brooks


All races will be professionally chip timed, and awards will be given to the overall male and female winners of each distance. 

Every participant will also receive a technical t-shirt, a mini pumpkin pie and entry into the AWESOME RAFFLE!


Click Here to Register for the 5K


Click Here to Register for the 10K



Race Charity Beneficiary

The race benefits the Second Harvest Food Bank. Please bring canned food items and deposit in the receptacles at Bib Pick Up and on race morning.


Thank you to our generous sponsors that make this event possible for a 6th year!

Please click on the logos below to learn more about their businesses and how they support the community!



Grandma's Cornbread Stuffing Sponsor:

The Traditional Pumpkin Pie For Dessert Sponsor:


Other Delicious and Supportive Side Dish Sponsors: 



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