Celebrating 40 Years!

This year we are celebrating 40 years of the Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot! Join us on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 23. 

Online registration is now closed. Your next chance to register is Thanksgiving morning at Elmhurst University Gym between 7-8:30 am.

The Turkey Trot starting at 9 am. Click here for the full race day schedule.

Can’t participate in the Turkey Trot this year? You can still contribute to our 40th anniversary campaign!

Click here to make a donation

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Click here to watch our 30th Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot video! Many thanks to Joe Mastrino for the video production.

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Record Turnout for the Trot!

8,685 Turkey Trotters this year… A NEW RECORD! A simple “thank you” does not begin to express our gratitude for the difference you have made in the lives of those in need!

Click here to view the results of the 30th Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot!

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Online Registration Closed

Online Registration is now closed. But don’t worry! Those wanting to register can still register at the Registration Tent on Thanksgiving prior to 9am for $35. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Packet Pick Up (Race Day)

Those who didn’t pick up their packet on Saturday can still pick up their shirt and bib on Thanksgiving morning from 6:30 – 9AM in the tent. The new tent location is Park Ave and Prospect Ave, next to the Elmhurst Public Library.

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New Route to Address Huge Popularity

Find out more about the new route and other Turkey Trot news! Click here to read the article on Elmhurst Patch.

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Parking & Shuttle Bus Info

For information on parking and shuttle buses, click here.

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Packet Pick Up

Those registered prior to November 23rd can pick up their shirt and bib at the Knights of Columbus (537 S. York St. Elmhurst, IL) on Saturday, November 23rd from 1-5PM.

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New Course

We have exciting news! To accommodate our ever-growing participants, we are moving downtown! The Start Line will be just east of the Post Office at Adell Place and Park Ave. We will hit a couple neighborhoods, Palmer Drive, wind through the downtown and cruise past the Veteran’s Memorial “Always Remember” in Wilder Park, past Wilder Mansion and finish in front of Elmhurst College Library. Participate in this year’s Turkey Trot to run or walk our best route yet! For more information, click here.


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Registration Open!

Registration for the 30th Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot is now open. Click here to register now!

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