Turkey Trot & Drumstick Dash
Celebrate your fitness by running in the 38th annual Palatine Park District Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot at Harper College. Runners may choose either a 2 mile race, 5 mile race, or 100 yard dash (for children 10 and under only). Harper College provides an excellent heated venue with indoor bathrooms and comfortable gathering areas are available for family and friends post-race.
New Apparel: SportTek Hoodies guaranteed to all pre-registered runners. Goody bags will be given to first 2,000 registered runners. All participants will receive medals. Top finishers will receive an additional reward.
At the event, 10 pumpkin pies will be raffled off between the races. Post-race refreshments, a selfie station, sponsor tables, and other free raffles will also be available.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
8:30am, 9:00am, 10:00am • Harper College Campus
2 Mile Race – 8:30am
5 Mile Race – 9:00am
Drumstick Dash – 10:00am
The following are NOT PERMITTED on the course: bikes, baby joggers or strollers, roller blades, skateboards, and dogs. There is no gear check area at the event.
Bring a non-perishable food item for the Palatine Food Pantry on race day.
Early Packet Pick-Up
Packet pick-up will be available at Birchwood Recreation Center on:
- Tuesday, November 20, 8:30am-8:00pm
- Wednesday, November 21, 8:30am-7:00pm
Race Day Packet Pick-Up
Race Day packet pick-up will be available at Health and Recreation Center on:
- Thursday, November 22, Beginning at 7:15am