Turkey Trot – Mount Prospect, IL
Since 1963, on Thanksgiving morning, the Mt. Prospect Jaycees have hosted this annual Turkey Trot for families in the Mount Prospect community. To keep the tradition going, past Mt. Prospect Race Director Kelly Johnson (2016, 2017, 2020) and her nonprofit has agreed to organize the event! Since 2020, we will be the official virtual host of the Mount Prospect Turkey Trot and will be benefiting the Kelly Johnson Foundation. If you would like to get involved–run, walk, volunteer, or sponsor the event, see the event information below.
Turkey Trot 5K | Saturday, November 27th
OUR TURKEY TROT IS VIRTUAL FOR 2021!
Unfortunately, we are unable to host the Turkey Trot in-person for 2021! Going forward, to continue on the Mount Prospect tradition, we will be the official host of the virtual race option so you can run, walk & gobble on Thanksgiving week!
Choose your route of choice and submit your time to our Overall Results!
$20 – Early Bird Youth Registration (before Monday, November 15th)
$35 – Early Bird Adult Registration (before Monday, November 15th)
$25 – Youth Registration (after Monday, November 15th)
$40 – Adult Registration (after Monday, November 15th)
REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES:
* Long-sleeve, moisture-wicking shirt (Guaranteed size & shirt for 5k Participants registered before November 7th, limited sizes & shirts thereafter)
* Goodie Bag sponsor swag & pre-packaged snacks
* Exclusive Turkey Trot Participant Medal!
* We will have a giveaway for all 5K participants who submit their times after completing your virtual race. Be sure to send us your results so your bib # is entered!
*RAFFLE PRIZES INCLUDE:
- Nutrition Prize Pack by Fuel with Nader Performance Nutrition
- The Unforgiving Line Running Books by Paul Maurer
- AND MORE!
TURKEY TROT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When is the registration deadline?
Online registration is open for all races until noon on November 23, 2021.
How many entry spots are available?
The 5k field is limited to 500 participants.
When do we pick up our race packet?
We do not have an in-person packet pickup. Your packet will be mailed to your registration address as early as Thursday, November 25th. If you register after Monday, November 22nd, your packet will be delivered by Saturday, November 27th.
Is the race chip timed?
For 2021, our Turkey Trot is Virtual. After submitting your time, results will be available on our website.