Chicago Turkey Chase 8K

Chicago Turkey Chase 8K

Thanksgiving Morning, 9:00 am

The Park at Lakeshore East, Chicago

Run. Eat. Nap.

Join us for this Thanksgiving morning tradition

Well Organized

F^3 brought you Chicago’s first-ever winter half marathon!

Chip Timed

B Chip Timing Certified on a flat, lakefront course

Free photos

Download your photos for free after the race


We have the world’s best on-course volunteers!

Sponsor Swag

On-site to answer injury questions and provide goodies

Lakeshore East

Start and Finish lines located at The Park at Lakeshore East in downtown

Race Hoodies

Sweet race hoodies for all participants


Race Day Information

Start Times

Check In: 7:00 – 8:00 am
Race Start: 9:00 am
Kids Dash Start: 10:30 am

Course Description

Start and finish location will be at The Park at Lake Shore East

Approximate address is 360 E South Water St, Chicago IL 60601

The race route is a flat fast course along the Lakefront path, first heading south and then back

Use zoom tools on map to see Parking/Race Course Details/Gear Check/Volunteer Check-In
and Kids Race Course

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Public transportation is highly recommended for this race.

Parking is available in the paid public garages in and around the Lakeshore East area, including in the Aqua building, Universal Sole garage (Mariano’s), and the Millennium Park garage.

Charity Partner Information

CARA Road Scholars builds confidence and self-esteem, for at-risk Chicago area High School students, through a mentorship-based running program that achieves positive impact in education and life. Get involved


CARA Certified Race
CARA Certified Green Race

Course Map

Race Sponsors

Magellan Development Group LLC
Universal Sole running store downtown chicago lakeview


CARA Road Scholars