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The 14th Annual Beverly Hills Turkey Trot 5K Run and Family Walk presented by CIBC returns on Saturday, November 26th, offering participants the opportunity to walk or run the beautiful tree-lined streets of the 19th Ward's historic North Beverly neighborhood. The race kicks off at 9:00 am at 9201 S. Hamilton Avenue. More than 2,000 participants are expected to take part in the Beverly Hills Turkey Trot 5K which has been an annual Thanksgiving weekend tradition for families for over a decade. Runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels are invited to join this fun event and burn off some Thanksgiving calories.
This year’s Turkey Trot includes a 5K run or walk, an untimed Family Walk (limit 4), or team registration.
Please note, that anyone who signs up by Monday, October 31st by 5:00 pm will receive a free upgrade to a hooded sweatshirt. THE SWEATSHIRT OPTION IS NOW UNAVAILABLE.
All participants will receive a goodie bag and light post-race refreshments.
The 5K is chip-timed on a CARA-certified 5K course while the family walk is untimed. Runners will be divided by age and gender, according to CARA recommended guidelines, with awards given to each age group. All participants will receive a long-sleeved race shirt and a good bag.
On the morning of the Turkey Trot 5K, the 19th Ward and Original Pancake House - Beverly will host a pancake breakfast immediately following the race in the gym of Christ the King. The cost is $5 per person or $25 per family.
Proceeds will benefit the 19th Ward Youth & Community Foundation and the John McNicholas Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
5K Run Adult: $35 until 7 pm on Nov. 25th in-person, then $40 on Nov. 26th
5K Run Youth (age 19 or younger): $30 until 7 pm on Nov. 25th in-person, then $35 on Nov. 26th
5K Walk Individual: $35 until 7 pm on Nov. 25th in-person, then $40 on Nov. 26th
5K Walk Family (limit 4 shirts & 1 goodie bag): $80 until 7 pm on Nov. 25th in-person, then $85 on Nov. 26th
5K Virtual Walk - Adult: $35 until 7 pm on Nov. 25th in-person, then $40 on Nov. 26th
5K Virtual Walk - Youth (age 19 or younger): $30 until 7 pm on Nov. 25th in-person, then $35 on Nov. 26th
NOTE: Online registration closes at 11:00 am on Friday, Nov. 25th
NOTE: Family Pricing is under the 5K Walk-Individual. After you click on Sign Up; you will be taken to the Registrant page; go to the bottom of the page where it reads Multi-Person Pricing and pick Family Registration (3-4 registrants): $80. Family registration includes (1) goodie bag.
All participants will receive a goodie bag from our presenting sponsors.
Packet Pick-Up Dates and Locations as of 11/21/2022
Friday, Nov. 18th: 1:00 – 5:00 pm at CIBC, 3040 W. 111th St - Sweatshirts Available Only
Saturday, Nov. 19th: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at CIBC, 3040 W. 111th St - Sweatshirts Available Only
Monday, Nov. 21st: 1:00 – 5:00 pm at CIBC, 3040 W. 111th St
Friday, Nov. 25th: 1 pm – 7 pm at Running Excels, 10328 S. Western Ave.
Saturday, Nov. 26th: 7 am – 9 am on Race Day
The course leads runners and walkers through the tree-lined streets of historic North Beverly. The course is CARA certified and will have water stations along the route.
Click HERE to View the Course or click on the QR code below.
The Turkey Trot starts at 9:00 am at 9200 and S Hamilton. The City of Chicago requests that all vehicles on the course must be off the street by 8:00 am as a matter of public safety. The streets will re-open at 10:00 am. The race course is bounded by Pleasant Avenue, Leavitt Street, 88th Street, and 94th Street. We will have course marshals and police officers stationed along the race course as well.
Street parking is available off of the course.
Race Day Schedule
7:00 am – 8:30 am: Packet pick up and race day registration
9:00 am: Start of Race
10:30 am: Awards Ceremony
10:30 am: Pancake Breakfast
The 5K will be bib tagged and timed by Lakeshore Athletic Services. Only the 5K runners will receive a bib and be timed.
Age Groups for Awards Ceremony: First, Second, and Third Place Only
Only 5K runners will be timed and be eligible for a medal (adult) and trophy (youth).
The age groups are 8 & Under, 1-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & Over.
Gear check will be available the morning of the race from 8:00 am until 10:30 am.
Proceeds benefit the 19th Ward Youth and Community Foundation and The John McNicholas Pediatric Brain Foundation.
Please consider joining us for the Beverly Hills Turkey Trot as a race sponsor. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thank you to our sponsors!
If you are interested in volunteering for the Turkey Trot, you may sign up on the registration website or email the coordinator, Margie (email@example.com). We are looking for volunteers who can help before the race with packet pick-up; we also need help the day of the race with registration, course marshals, pancake breakfast, and clean-up.
Click HERE to view the Volunteer page.
The 19th Ward will host a pancake breakfast after the race. The cost is $5 per person or $25 per family and tickets can be added to your cart during registration or online separately and at the door. Breakfast will be in the gym at Christ the King and includes coffee, orange juice, and pancakes.