Racine Turkey Trot - aka Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk - Racine, WI - 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017   •  5k


North Beach Oasis, 100 Kewaunee Street, Racine, WI    view map


The race is held to raise money and food donations for Harvest Outreach Food Bank of Racine and support of Fellowship of Christian Athletes Endurance locally and nationally. All finishers will receive a custom finishers medal with paid race entry. RAIN or SHINE we Run or Walk at the Thanksgiving Day 5K in Racine.
NEW THIS YEAR! All participants for the 5K race will be chip timed. There will also be a kids race before the 5K. All participants will receive a finisher's medal.


 T Shirt

 Finisher's Medal

 Event Timed

 Kids' Activities


Course description:

The route starts at the North Beach Oasis continues on the bike/walking path up to street level (still on the sidewalk) and then behind the Zoo on the bike\walking path up to Michigan Blvd with the turn around in Michigan Court. Return is along the same route. Runners will stay on sidewalks or side of road during run. Roads will not be closed.

Directions to start:

Start/Finish is set up at Kid's Cove Play Area.


North Beach Oasis and Kids Cove parking areas will be used.

Awards info:

All participants will receive a custom finisher's medal.Top three male and female will be recognized as well as the top male and female in respective 5 year age groups.

  • 9 and under
  • 5 year age categories (starting at 10yrs old on up)
We will not be holding an awards ceremony after the race. This is so everyone can get back home to celebrate thier traditions. 

Top 3 Male and Female Runners as they cross the finishline will receive:

  • 1st Place: Turkey
  • 2nd Place: Ham
  • 3rd Place: Cornish Hen 

Packet pickup:

Wednesday November 22nd : 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm : Gateway Technical College – 1001 S. Main Street, Racine, WI 53403 Click here to see map (Business Resource Center. You will need to access the Resource Center from the Lake Michigan side off Pershing Drive. Off of Pershing Drive, follow signs for the Racine Building, Conference Center, and Business Resource Center)

Thursday November 23rd : 7:15 am – 8:45 am : Kids Cove Play Area (Racine) Click here to see map

Registration info:

All participants in the Kids Race and 5K will receive a finisher medal. 5K participants will be provided a chip timed race. T-Shirts are not included with registration, but you will have the option to purchase during the registration process.


• Early Registration (9:00 a.m. start)

$25.00    Expires 10/22/2017 11:59 PM

• KIDS RACE (8:30 am start)

$10.00    Expires 11/22/2017 11:59 PM

• VIRTUAL Race (I can't make it but want the swag)

$35.00    Expires 11/19/2017 11:59 PM