Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2023
Registration is now open!
The 45th Annual Life Time Turkey Trot Chicago 5K & 8K and Plymouth Rock Ramble Kids Race returns this Thanksgiving morning! Gather your flock and join us for this Turkey Day tradition. Supporting the Greater Chicago Food Depository, you’ll join fellow runners, joggers and walkers in some lighthearted fun while ensuring no Chicagoan will go hungry this holiday season. On November 23rd, Lincoln Park welcomes participants of all ages and paces. Centered around the Turkey Day Tailgate, you’ll enjoy pre and post-race activities like Corn Hole, Football Toss, and more while sipping on warm apple cider. We can’t anticipate the weather, but we can guarantee the fun!
Gather your flock and join us for this Thanksgiving tradition unlike any other!
Supporting the Greater Chicago Food Depository, you will join fellow trotters and walkers in some light hearted fun while helping to ensure no Chicagoan will go hungry this holiday season.
On November 23rd, Lincoln Park welcomes “turkeys” of all ages and paces. Centered around the Turkey Trot Tailgate, you will be able to enjoy pre and post-race activities like Corn Hole, Football Toss, and more while sipping on warm apple cider. We can’t anticipate the weather, but we can guarantee the fun!
Impact on the Community
Thank you to all of our generous athletes that donated what they could this year for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Collectively, you all have made a huge impact for those in need. Check out the results of this year’s food donation drive below.
- $35,509.23 raised through registration donations = 106,528 meals
- $1,360 raised through the virtual food drive = 4,080 meals
- YOU provided 1,582 lbs of food donated on race day = 1,250 meals
Total 2022 Impact = 111,858 meals
Support the Greater Chicago Food Depository
The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago’s food bank is at the center of a network of more than 700 partner organizations and programs – food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, mobile distributions and other partners – working to bring food, dignity and hope to our neighbors across Chicago and Cook County. In recent months responding to the coronavirus pandemic, the Food Depository’s network of food pantries and similar programs has served an average of almost 120 percent more people in need.
Each year, the Turkey Trot Chicago helps raise thousands of dollars and collects thousands of pounds of food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Please lend a hand to help to feed our neighbors facing hunger!
Life Time Members Early Access Registration
Life Time members — after six months of membership — get access to our athletic events one week before the event registration or lottery opens to the general public.