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Riis Park Striders Turkey Trot... longest running Thanksgiving Day race in Chicagoland!Join the Riis Park Striders on Thanksgiving for our 49th year! We host two anticipated cross-country events: 24th Annual Joe Mittel Memorial Mile Race at 9:00 am, and 5,000 Meter Dick King Championship Race at 10:00 am.
Online registration is open through Wed Nov 27th. Get signed up by clicking the "Registration" tab (above) or "R" icon (below). Race-day registration will be available on Thanksgiving morning at the Riis Park field house (southeast corner of the park) starting at 8:00 am. Commemorative race shirts are optional and available while supplies last.
Awards: Cash prizes to top runners. Ribbons to top five finishers in each age divisions. Trophies to top teams. Gift certificates and other special prizes!
Age Divisions: 6-12, 13-18, 20-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Chip Timing: Near real-time results for all participants, and 5-member teams in the 5,000 meter championship.
Stay for the awards ceremony and post-race refreshments. Non-perishable Food for the Hungry collection appreciated.
Riis Park is located at 6100 W Fullerton Ave (east of the Brickyard shopping center). Free parking is available on nearby streets and park lots. All ages, abilities, and walkers are welcome... Run with Us and Enjoy!
|Posted:||October 3rd, 2019 6:20 pm|
|Last Update:||October 3rd, 2019 6:30 pm|
|Event Information||For multiple Member Events:|
|Name of Event||Distance||Measurement||Date||Start Time||Relay Members||Team Members|
| ||Joe Mittel Memorial Mile||1.00||Miles||Nov 28th, 2019||9:00 am|
| ||5,000 Meter Dick King Championship Race||5000.00||Meters||Nov 28th, 2019||10:00 am|
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