Plymouth Rock Ramble

The littlest of gobblers, ages 2 to 12, can participate in their own Turkey Trot adventure – the Plymouth Rock Ramble. Each registered kid will receive a special youth size T-shirt and medal.

The Plymouth Rock Ramble begins at 11:00 a.m. Plymouth Rock Ramble participants (parents are welcome) are asked to congregate at the kids staging area in the Diversey Driving Range Parking Lot by 10:30 a.m. at the latest. Volunteers will help escort each heat to the designated starting line located north along the running path.

  • Limited edition race shirt
  • Finisher medal
  • Race bib
  • Post-race food and warm cider
  • Access to the Turkey Day Tailgate kids zone

*2021 t-shirt and medal reveal shown below.

The race will be staged in the following age group heats, starting with the youngest:

  • 2-4 year olds (50 yards)
  • 5-6 year olds (1/4 mile)
  • 7-12 year olds (1/2 mile)
5:00 AMCannon Dr. closes to all vehicle traffic.
6:00 AM - 8:45 AMRace Day Packet Pick Up | Registration (Based on availability)
7:00 AMRace Day Packet Pick Up | Registration (Based on availability)
Gear Check opens.
8:00 AMStart Corrals Open | Cannon Dr. at Fullerton Pkwy
9:00 AMWave 1: 5K - 8K Start (Runners with sub 6:00 min/mile - 9:00 min/mile)
9:24 AMWave 2: 5K - 8K Start (Runners with sub 10:00 min/mile - 12:00 min/mile) + Walkers & strollers (all participants pushing strollers)
9:30 AMStart Line Corrals Close
10:30 AMAwards Ceremony | Turkey Trot Tailgate Stage
10:30 AMPlymouth Rock Ramble Race Staging Begins | Lincoln Park Driving Range Parking Lot
11:00 AMPlymouth Rock Ramble Kids Race Starts
12:00 PMTurkey Trot Tailgate and Gear Check Closes

*Schedule shown is from 2019. 2021’s schedule will be similar and posted as we get closer to race day. 

The kids will run along a special course, heading entirely south and using the same Finish Line as the “Big Turkeys.” Parents are welcome to run alongside for support and encouragement. Parents should claim their children at the end of the Finish Line chute upon completion of the race.

Each Plymouth Rock Ramble finisher will receive a special turkey Finisher award medal and snacks.

Kids are also invited to hang out in the Kids Zone, within the Turkey Day Tailgate area, for special activities, game, bounce houses and more.

Race Day will feature the Turkey Trot Tailgate, a fun and festive addition for your entire family to enjoy both before and after your race. Confirmed activities are:

  • Football toss
  • Corn hole
  • + more to be revealed as we get closer to race day

Overall awards will be given to the top three males and females in the 5K and 8K divisions. Overall awards will be presented on the Main Stage at 10:30 AM.

Race OptionOctober 1 - November 14November 15 - November 25 (or upon sellout)
Plymouth Rock Ramble$20$25