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 (see map 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) 


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

*2018 T-shit and medal shown, stay tuned for the 2021 t-shirt and medal reveal!


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

Kids Course 

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.