General Event Information
- Date: Thanksgiving morning, November 28, 2019
- Start Time: 8:00 AM sharp
- Location: Naperville Central High School, 440 West Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL.
- $35.00 through 10/31
- $40.00 through race morning
- Ages 10-14 pay $30.00
- Ages 9 and under pay $25.00
Packet pickup will be held at the Naperville Running Company, 34 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL.
Everyone is encouraged to pick up their packet before race morning.
- Saturday, November 23 10am-6pm
- Sunday, November 24 11am-5pm
- Monday, November 25 10am-8pm
- Tuesday, November 26 10am-8pm
- Wednesday, November 27 10am-4pm
If you are not able to pick up your packet at The Naperville Running Company, we will give it to a family member or friend. Limited packet pick up will be available Thanksgiving morning from 7-7:30 am.
Save yourself some time, find your number here.
Enjoy a scrumptious pancake breakfast in the cafeteria generously provided free of charge. Thank you to Belgio’s Catering.
Available in the east and west parking lots at Naperville Central High School, and various municipal lots downtown: the Municipal Center, the Riverwalk Rotary Hill, and Naperville Centennial Beach.
To learn more about Naper Notify and how you can be notified of road closures and other important community and emergency notifications, click here
Runners are asked to line up behind the signs indicating expected pace per mile. Runners with strollers are asked to line up behind the 10 minute per mile pace sign.
Water will be available at the start and finish, and at one location along the course. Look for the yellow H20 flag.
Gear check will be available outside on the east side of the Field House from 7:30-9:30 am. Mark your bag clearly with your bib number. Look for the yellow gear check flag.
Walking the event?
Walkers are welcome, and are asked to finish in 1 hour. Walkers taking longer than 1 hour will be asked to move to the sidewalk, and may not receive a finish time.
Strollers? Dogs? Etc?
RUNNING strollers WILL be allowed, however, REGULAR strollers WILL NOT be allowed. Also NOT ALLOWED in the race are dogs, skates, bicycles and scooters. SERVICE DOGS ARE WELCOME.
Timing chips are on the back of the bib. Do not fold, bend, or mutilate the chip or it may not function.
Awards and Prizes
- 9 and under
- 80 and over
Overall male and female winners are removed from age categories. Awards are available for pickup in the Field House immediately after the race, or until December 31 at the Naperville Running Company. Awards will not be mailed.
All participants receive a long sleeve technical t-shirt. Shirt sizes: YM and XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL in both men’s and women’s styles.
Below are the sizes from 2018. Measurements for the 2019 shirts will be posted as soon as they are available.
Homeless Kids Month
Naperville has declared November as “Homeless Kids Awareness Month” in Naperville. The Naperville Noon Lionsare proud to partner with HEAR US Inc., 360 Youth Servicesand Bridge Communitiesfor Charlie’s Compassion Challenge. To find out how YOU can help address this important issue, we invite Turkey Trot participants and their families to get involved, by checking out Charlie’s Compassion Challenge and enrich your holiday season!
City Of Naperville
Per Naperville Regulations regarding 430 ILCS 66/65 no concealed carry is permitted at the Turkey Trot.