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 kiddo 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 division 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

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 | Diversey Harbor North Parking Lot
11:00 AMPlymouth Rock Ramble Kids Race Starts
12:00 PMTurkey Trot Tailgate and Gear Check Closes

*This schedule is tentative and subject to change. Please check in during race week for any possible updates.

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 medal and snacks.

Kids are also invited to hang out in the Kids Zone, within the Turkey Day Tailgate area, for special activities, games, 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:

  • Kids Zone
  • Football toss
  • Corn hole
  • + more to be revealed as we get closer to race day
Race OptionMay 5 - October 24October 25 - November 24
Plymouth Rock Ramble$15$20