Come out and run a Thanksgiving Tradition in Chicago, the Art Van Turkey Trot! In it’s 41st year, the annual 5k/8k takes place on November 22nd and welcomes runners and walkers of all ages and paces. The event is centered around the Turkey Day Tailgate, so participants will enjoy activities like Corn Hole, Football Toss, Turkey Bowling and much more. There’s also a kids race for the smaller trotters.
All registered participants will receive a limited edition long sleeve race shirt, Free race photos courtesy of Athlinks, Finisher medal for everyone who crosses the finish line, and those 21 years and older will get complimentary beer from LaGunitas Brewing Co. A post-race Turkey Day Tailgate finish festival with post-race food and hot beverages.
The Art Van Turkey Trot supports the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The donations that come from race participants help the less fortunate during a time of year when needs are greatest. Canned goods will also be collected at packet pickup and on race morning. In previous years, the event has been able to collect over 10,000 pounds of food! You can also opt to help with a cash donation with your race entry. 100% of every donation goes directly to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Register to run the 41st Art Van Turkey Trot Chicago and get in on the Thanksgiving fun! Use discount code BRTurkeyTrot to get bonus RAM Racing sunglasses with your registration.