Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 5K/10K (Virtual Event)

Sun November 1 - Mon November 30 Lincolnwood, IL 60712 US
Description

Lace up your running shoes and join us in conquering the 44th Annual (Virtual) Lincolnwood Turkey Trot!

The Lincolnwood Turkey Trot is taking place virtually this year! While we won’t be able to gather together for this community tradition, we’re excited to announce that the new, virtual format presents some unique opportunities for our racers:

  • Flexible location Complete the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot anywhere in the world!
  • Choose your own race day If the weather isn't cooperating, pick another day that works best for you!
  • Choose your favorite time of day Racers don't have to commit to running at any one specific time. Morning, afternoon, evening - the time at which you run your race is completely up to you!
  • Motivation without the crowd Listen to motivational cheers, and messages about our community and sponsors as you complete your race
  • Dog-Friendly Include your four-legged family members in on the fun and get them their very own Turkey Trot Swag!
  • More Swag! All registered racers will receive a Turkey Trot Long-Sleeved Race Shirt, 2020 Race Bib, and a 2020 Finisher’s Medal
    • Limited Availability: The first 300 registered racers will receive a custom designed Lincolnwood Turkey Trot Racer’s Gaiter
      • Stock increased due to demand during the first day registration opened!
    • Optional Add-On: Add the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot hooded t-shirt pullover to your race registration (additional fee applies)

Additional information and race results are posted on our website

How the Virtual Race Works:

1. Register to run or walk the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 5K or 10K at runsignup.com!
          Register before October 16 to guarantee your shirt size is available!

2. Plan to pick up your racer packet (shirt, bib, and gaiter) November 9-20
          Packet Pick-Up Hours:
            - November 9-13: 9am-5pm
            - November 16-18: 9am-5pm
            - November 19: 9am-7pm
            - November 20: 9am-5pm
            - November 22: 12pm-3pm
            - November 23: 9am-5pm
            - November 24: 9am-7pm
            - November 25: 9am-5pm 
            - November 30: 9am-5pm

3. Select a day between November 1 and 22 to complete your Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 5K or 10K

4. On the selected day, plan to complete your 5K or 10K virtually, at any location of your choosing

  • Open RunGo (free cell phone application), select the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 5K or 10K, and listen to messages about our community, race, and sponsors as you complete your run or walk.
  • Be sure to start the race in VIRTUAL MODE, either OUTDOOR or INDOOR/TREADMILL
  • Lincolnwood Turkey Trot – Virtual 5K
  • Lincolnwood Turkey Trot – Virtual 10K
  • Need Help? Visit RunGo’s Virtual Race Guide – When reviewing this guide, please note that there is no official, physical race course for this event. Racers determine how to complete the 5K or 10K on their own, at a location of their own choosing at their own risk. Past Turkey Trot event race courses are not available, and the services typically available during an in-person race are not available for the virtual event.      

5. After completing your Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 5K or 10K, submit your results to the leaderboard at RunGo

6. Print your race completion certificate - Coming Soon

7. Snap a picture of you and your medal at the official Lincolnwood Turkey Trot Finisher’s photo backdrop located outside of the Community Center
          Photo Backdrop will be available November 9-30 (visiting during daylight hours recommended)

8. Check out the digital goody bag on November 23 for discounts, giveaways, and information from this year’s Lincolnwood Turkey Trot sponsors!

*Important: There is no official race course for the virtual event. Racers determine how to complete the 5K or 10K on their own, at a location of their own choosing at their own risk. Past Turkey Trot event race courses are not available, and the services typically available during an in-person race are not available for the virtual event. 

Race Website
Place
Choose your own location
Lincolnwood, IL US 60712
Turkey Swag
  • All registered racers will receive a Turkey Trot Long-Sleeved Race Shirt, 2020 Race Bib, and a 2020 Finisher’s Medal
  • Limited Availability: The first 300 registered racers will receive a custom designed Lincolnwood Turkey Trot Racer’s Gaiter
    • Stock increased due to demand during the first day registration opened!
  • Optional Add-On: Add the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot hooded tech-shirt pullover to your race registration (additional fee applies)
  • Optional Add-On: Lincolnwood Turkey Trot dog bandana, for our four-legged racing friends
Packet Pick-Up

Race packet pickup is available at the Parks and Recreation Department in Village Hall (6900 N. Lincoln Ave.)

Packet Pick-Up Hours:

  • November 9-13: 9am-5pm
  • November 16-18: 9am-5pm
  • November 19: 9am-7pm - evening pick-up opportunity 
  • November 20: 9am-5pm
  • November 22: 12pm-3pm - weekend pick-up opportunity
  • November 23: 9am-5pm
  • November 24: 9am-7pm - evening pick-up opportunity
  • November 25: 9am-5pm
  • November 30: 9am-5pm

A small number of packets and finisher medals can be mailed directly to Turkey Trot racers who are participating from afar (while still within the continental United States) at a rate of $10 per racer. The packets will be shipped via USPS during the weeks of Packet Pick-Up. Please contact our team at recreation@lwd.org to receive a registration form for this add-on registration. 

 

Awards

All racers will receive a custom, Lincolnwood Turkey Trot Finisher's Medal! You will receive your finisher medal packet as part of your swag during packet pick-up.

This year's Turkey Trot is designed to be a challenge for individual racers or small groups of family and friends. Age division and overall awards will not be calculated or provided this year. 

Turkey Trot Photo Op

Snap a picture of you and your medal at the official Lincolnwood Turkey Trot Finisher’s photo backdrop located outside of the Lincolnwood Community Center (6900 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincolnwood, directly next to Village Hall - will be viewable when exiting Village Hall after picking up your Turkey Trot Finisher Medal).

This 16' wide by 12' tall photo backdrop will be available November 9-30 (visiting during daylight hours recommended)

 

Sponsors

Lincolnwood’s 44th Annual Turkey Trot is being supported by several community businesses, including:

Turkey Trot Sponsors Wanted! Would you, or someone you know, like the opportunity to promote your company or service to the many participants and supporters involved with the Turkey Trot each year? We love our sponsors, and it's your generosity that helps make this event such a great event. Join our team and share in the success. For more information, please contact Lincolnwood Parks & Recreation at 847-677-9740 or recreation@lwd.org or check out the Sponsorship Commitment Form.

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