Event Location

Diversey Harbor, Chicago IL

Start Line: Cannon Dr. at Fullerton Pkwy

Thursday, November 25, 2021

*Schedule is tentative and subject to change. Final schedule will be released closer to race day.

5:00 a.m. Cannon Drive closes to all vehicle traffic

7:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Race Day Packet Pick Up | Registration (Based on availability)

7:00 a.m. Gear Check Opens | Turkey Day Tailgate

8:00 a.m. Start Corrals Open | Cannon Dr. at Fullerton Pkwy.

8:00 a.m. Road Closures begin along Fullerton between Lake Shore Drive and Stockton (details here)

9:00 a.m. WAVE 1 – 8K and 5K Start

  • Wave 1 – Runners sub 6 min/mile – 9:00 min/mile

9:24 a.m. WAVE 2 – 8K – 5K Start

    • Wave 2 – Runners sub 10:00 min/mile – 12:00 min/mile
    • Wave 2 –Walkers & strollers (all participants pushing strollers)

9:30 a.m. Start Line Corrals Close

10:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony | Turkey Day Tailgate Stage

10:30 a.m. Plymouth Rock Ramble Kids Race Staging Begins | Lincoln Park Driving Range Parking Lot

11:00 a.m. Plymouth Rock Ramble Kids Race Starts 

12:00 p.m. Turkey Day Tailgate and Gear Check closes


At packet pick up, you’ll receive a food drive bag from the Greater Chicago Food Depository. We ask that each participant fill the bag with non-perishable food products to bring with them on race morning. You’ll see food donation drops along the Start Line and adjacent to Gear Check.