Turkey Trot and Food Drive

Posted on: October 26, 2021

Start your Thanksgiving off on the right foot at the annual Turkey Trot 5-Mile Predicto Race and Food Drive on Thursday, November 25 at Lake Ellyn Park.

This prediction race will kick off at 8 a.m. sharp. The top two runners who most accurately predict their finish time will win a Thanksgiving treat. No timing devices are permitted on the course.

Prizes will also be awarded for Best Costume. So, come in your most creative and festive running gear!

The Turkey Trot is free and open to all ages. Registration is not required but a waiver must be signed on-site at the event (prior to race kickoff) to qualify.

Participants are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food or toiletry item to donate to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. To see the Pantry’s current list of urgently needed items, please visit

Outdoor events may be canceled in case of rain or other unfavorable conditions. Check on the day of the event for updates.

For more information, please contact Christine Hartnett at