2019 Thanksgiving Day Race

Join us on November 28 for our 40th annual Thanksgiving Day Race to the top of the park before you sit down for the big holiday meal. We have some special surprises since we’re celebrating a big anniversary this year.

This race starts at 9 a.m. near the Iroquois Amphitheater, goes up to the top of the park, then back down the hill.


-Each participant will receive a commemorative Finisher’s Medal marking both the race and its 40th year.
-We will be drawing for TWO Grand Prizes of $400 after the race (you must be present to win).
-Age group winners will receive their awards on race day, instead of by mail 

Entry Fees

$25 by 11:59 p.m. on 9/2/2019
$30 by 11:59 p.m. on 11/24/2019
$35 by 11:59 p.m. on 11/27/2019
$40 on race day


Click here to register online!

Registration is also available at either Swag’s Sport Shoes location.


The five-mile course starts near the playground and goes up the hill to the top of the park, and back. Race has one water stop, and splits will be called.  

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will be held on November 26 and 27 at Swag’s Sport Shoes south end location. Race day packet pickup will also be available.


Overall (male and female)

1st place: $150
2nd place: $100
3rd place: $50

Age groups (male and female):

1st place: $20
2nd place: $15
3rd place: $10

Eugene Baker Memorial Award

$50 to the oldest runner

Stroller Award

$20 to the first runner who crosses the finish line with a stroller 
(Note: stroller runners must begin behind other runners)

For the most up-to-date news, see our Facebook event.

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