2021 Thanksgiving Day Race

Join us on November 25th for our 42nd annual Thanksgiving Day Race to the top of the park before you sit down for the big holiday meal.

This race starts at 9:00 AM near the Iroquois Amphitheater, goes up to the top of the park, then back down the hill.

Each Entrant will receive a top- quality long sleeve shirt, medal and entry into drawing for:

1 – $500 Cash Grand Prize

2- $100 Cash Prizes

2 – $50 Cash Prizes

*Prizes will be awarded 10:30am at DJ Booth (must be present to win)

Race Information:

Events: 5 Mile Run

              1.25 Mile Run/Walk

Where: Iroquois Park

Date: Thursday, November 25, 2021

Time: 9:00am 5 Mile Run

            9:05am 1.25 Mile Run/Walk

Entry Fees

$30 early sign up. Online, postmarked, or in-person before October 15th. Register by this date to guarantee shirt size.

$35 after Oct 15th. Online, posted marked, or in-person before Nov 15th.

$40 after Nov 15th . Online or in-person to start of race.


Click here to register online!

Want to register by mail? Click here to download the mail-in form.

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


The five-mile course starts near the playground and proceeds to the top of Iroquois Park. Race then continues around one-way road and finishes at the playground. Race has one water stop, and mile markers.  

A map of the 5 mile course

The 1.25 Mile Run/Walk course starts at playground and proceeds around front of Iroquois park and finishes at playground.

1.25 mile course

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will be held on November 23 and 24 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Swag’s Sport Shoes south end location. Race day packet pickup will also be available although early pickup is highly encouraged.


Overall (male and female):

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

Age groups (male and female): 5 year brackets from 14 and under to 75 and older.

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)

No Awards for Fun Run/Walk

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


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