THANKSGIVING TRADITION

The earlier you register, the more you’ll save! For 40 years, the Art Van Chicago Turkey Trot 5K & 8K has delighted the local community as well as their extended friends and family as the essential Thanksgiving run of the season. We welcome over 8,000 runners to Lincoln Park where they will depart through beautiful foliage and crisp autumnal breezes to finish their first ‘course’ of the day.

REGISTER AND RECEIVE

Register for the 40th Annual Art Van Turkey Trot Chicago and receive the following:

  • Limited edition long sleeve race shirt
  • Finisher medal for all who cross the finish line **(NEW IN 2017)**
  • Complimentary beer from LaGunitas Brewing Co. (must be 21 years or older with photo ID)
    **(NEW IN 2017)**
  • Complimentary race photos courtesy of Athlinks
  • Post-race food and hot beverages
  • Access to the Turkey Day Tailgate finish festival

THE LARGEST COLONY CONTEST

Walkers, speedsters and strollers alike, gather your whole family, friends and turkeys to join you at the Turkey Trot Chicago. Colonies of 10 or more will be rewarded.

  1. While registering for the race, be sure to enter the “Team/Colony name” you’ll be affiliated with to participate in the contest.
  2. Designate a Colony Captain
  3. Each colony with 10 or more registrants will chose to receive either a pair of turkey sox or a turkey day Sili Pint for each of the colony members.
    1. Colony Captain will pick up their teams gifts at the Tailgate Finish Festival.
  4. Each colony will be entered to win a $50 Jewel gift certificate.