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5K Run or Walk, Team Registration, Untimed Family Walk
This year’s Turkey Trot includes a 5K run or walk, an untimed Family Walk (limit 4 sweatshirts per family) and Team Registration.
All participants in the 5K run or walk who register by November 1 are guaranteed a hooded sweatshirt, then it will be first come, first served after November 1.
All participants will receive a goodie bag and light post-race refreshments.
The 19th Ward will host a pancake breakfast in the gym of Christ the King.
5K Run Individual: $30 until Nov 16, $35 starting Nov 17
5K Untimed Walk Individual: $30 until Nov 16, $35 starting Nov 17
5K Youth Individual (age 13 or younger on day of race): $20 until Nov 16, $25 starting Nov 17
5K Untimed Family Fun Walk (limit 4 sweatshirts): $75 until Nov 16, $80 starting Nov 17
All participants will receive a goodie bag from our presenting sponsor, CIBC.
Packet Pick Up and Registration
Friday, November 17, CIBC, 3052 West 111th Street, 1pm -6pm
Saturday, November 18, CIBC, 3052 West 111th Street, 9 am – 1pm
Sunday, November 19, TreadFit, 10458 S Western Avenue, 9 am – 1 pm
Monday, November 20, CIBC, 3052 West 111th Street, 12 pm – 5 pm
Friday, November 24, Running Excels, 10328 S Western Avenue, 1 pm – 7 pm
Saturday – Race Day, Christ the King, 9200 S Hamilton, 7 am – 9 am
The course leads runners and walkers through the tree-lined streets of historic North Beverly. This year we expect over 2,000 participants with spectators lining the race route. The course is CARA certified and will have water stations along the route.
Click here for a PDF of the course.
The 5k will be bib tagged and timed by Lakeshore Athletic Services. Only the 5K runners will receive a bib and be timed.
Only 5K runners will be timed and only the 5K runners will be eligible for a medal.
The age groups are 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & Over.
The Turkey Trot starts at 9:00 am at 9200 and S Hamilton. The City of Chicago requests that all vehicles on the course must be off the street by 8:00 am as a matter of public safety. The streets will re-open at 10:00 am. The race course is bounded by Pleasant Avenue, Leavitt Street, 88th Street and 94th Street. We will have marshals and police officers stationed along the race course as well.
Street parking is available off of the course.
Gear check will be available the morning of the race from 8:00 am until 10:30 am.
Proceeds benefit the 19th Ward Youth Foundation and The John McNicholas Pediatric Brain Foundation.
The Beverly Hills Turkey Trot has sponsorship opportunities including race shirt, water table, and mile marker sponsorships.
Click here for a PDF of the Sponsorship letter.
If you are interested in volunteering for the Turkey Trot, you may sign up on the registration web site under the Volunteer tab or email our volunteer coordinators, Caley Doran (email@example.com) or Cathaleen Novak (firstname.lastname@example.org). We are looking for volunteers who can help before the race by passing out posters, letters to neighbors on the route, or packet pick up dates; we also need help the day of the race with registration, course marshals, pancake breakfast; or after the race with clean up.
Click here to view the Volunteer page
Results will be posted on the 19th Ward web site and on the CARA web site (cararuns.org).
Race Day Schedule
7:00 am – 8:30 am – Packet pick up and race day registration
9:00 am – Start of race
10:30 am – Awards Ceremony
10:30 am – Pancake Breakfast
The 19th Ward will host a pancake breakfast after the race. The cost is $5 per person and tickets can be bought at the door. Breakfast will be in the gym at Christ the King. Breakfast included coffee, orange juice, pancakes and sausage.
Thank you to our sponsors!