Come to the Windy City for some pre-feast fun

The 39th Annual Turkey Day Run Chicago returns Thursday, November 24, 2016! Bring the whole family and join your fellow runners, joggers, and walkers for some lighthearted morning fun.

While you’re running your giblets off, you’ll be supporting the Greater Chicago Food Depository ensuring no Chicagoan goes hungry this Thanksgiving by bringing two cans of food to either packet pickup or race day.

We’re also bringing back the turkey tailgate zone, featuring a variety of games for the whole family, including:

  • Turkey bowling
  • Football throw
  • Cornhole toss
  • Costume contest
  • And more!

Continue your family’s Thanksgiving traditions by joining us this year. We can’t anticipate the weather, but we can guarantee fun! The event will take place no matter the weather, so be sure to bring an extra layer. Gear check will be available on race morning. The event is not responsible for lost items.


Register for the 2016 Turkey Day Run Chicago and receive the following:

  • Limited edition long sleeve race shirt (pictured on right)
  • Complimentary race photos courtesy of Athlinks
  • Post-race food and hot beverages
  • Access to the Finish Festival


Category July 29 – September 29
Adult 5K/8K $35
Life Time Member $30
Youth 5K (17 & under) $20
Plymouth Rock Ramble $15
Category September 30 – November 10
Adult 5K/8K $40
Life Time Member $35
Youth 5K (17 & under) $20
Plymouth Rock Ramble $15
Category November 11 – November 24
Adult 5K/8K $45
Life Time Member $40
Youth 5K (17 & under) $25
Plymouth Rock Ramble $20

Life Time members receive a $5 discount just by entering your member number during registration. Life Time members can also redeem your LT BUCK$ to register.

Registration Changes

Distance Change
Need to change your race distance? Click here to go to your Chronotrack registration and select “Change Race” to choose a new distance. All changes must be done two weeks prior to the event.

Only participants that signed up for the Registration Refund option during registration can qualify for a refund. If you would like to defer your entry to next year, please login to your Chronotrack account and select “Change Race.”

Registration Refund

Good news! Life Time participates in the optional Registration Refund Plan administered by Stonebridge Benefit Services, Inc., a Transamerica Company.

If you choose the Registration Refund option at time of registration, you could receive a full refund of the registration fees you paid if you are unable to participate due to the following reason:

  • Personal injury or unforeseen illness
  • Family member injury or illness
  • Involuntary job loss
  • Loss of Life
  • Unexpected covered travel delays
  • Pregnancy
  • Childbirth or adoption
  • Family member childbirth
  • Active military duty or deployment
  • Permanent job relocation

Please note: A Qualified Medical Practitioner must certify illness, injury or pregnancy refund requests.

> Learn more and review program FAQs
> View the terms and conditions

To request a claim form to process a claim for a refund please contact Customer Service at 877-527-0957 or email at EventRefund@Transamerica.com.

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