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Rockford Road Runners Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

Thursday November 28th, 2019

Rockford, IL

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Join us for 'Rockford Road Runners' Oldest Race'. 48th Annual.   RRR was advised there will be construction on the dam at Aldeen Park beginning in November as such we for the first time in nearly 50 years we will be running on the new trails at  Atwood Park 7074 Ryberg Road on Thanksgiving morning.  Other than the location everything else is the same guess your time and hope to be closest to it.

This family-friendly trail run/walk is approximately a 5k distance. Participants guess their time; no timepieces allowed. Finish closest to your predicted time to win Thanksgiving turkeys or pies- Must be present to receive awards.  Signup early as this race has sold out the past seven years and is limited to first 800 participants.

CHIP timing by Tri-3 Events, a new course,  optional Turkey Trot Hoodie can be ordered, always lots of fun.

NOTE ALL Participants WILL start at 9:00am.  There is no early start.  We will again at some undisclosed point in the race offer a short cut to the finish for walkers or those who have had quite enough of going over the hills and through the woods.   Note strollers and pets are not allowed.

Bib(s) and pre-ordered Turkey Trot Hoodies  pickup will only be available on race day 7:00-8:45 am 

Volunteer signup also online. 

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Start Location

Atwood Park - 7074 Ryberg Road, Rockford, IL

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