5k & Kids Run

Thanksgiving Day — 11.23.17 / Start: 9:00am
Benefitting Cherry Street Mission Ministries & Hannah’s Socks
Location: 730 N. Summit St., Downtown Toledo, Ohio

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Dave's Turkey Chase 5k — Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk

Dave’s Turkey Chase, Thanksgiving Day 5k Run/Walk

The Dave’s Turkey Chase 5K is a Thanksgiving Day race, benefiting Cherry Street Mission Ministries and Hannah’s Socks. The run course will loop through Downtown Toledo. It starts on Summit St. at WTOL 11, turning right onto Monroe St. passed 5/3 Field, then turns right onto Huron St. passing by the Huntington Center. The course continues on Huron St. across Cherry St. to Bush St; turns right on Bush St. going passed the YMCA, then turning right on Summit St., left on Lagrange and right on Water St. to the finish at WTOL 11.

Bring Canned Goods, Socks & Shoes to Donate

Dave's Turkey Chase, Thanksgiving Day 5kThe ideal Thanksgiving Day family fun run/walk 5k. Join us in showing thanks by giving to help others, and burn off the days extra calories in the process.

Start Time: 9:00am
Course Open: 1.5 hours
Maximum Field: 3,000 Runners
Minimum Age: 6 on Race Day

Free Kids 1/4 Mile & 1/2 Mile Run

Kids 1/4 mile Turkey Chase run starts at 8:30am, immediately followed by the 1/2 mile option. There is no charge for these events, but all participants must be registered and wearing an official BIB to participate.

Worried About the Weather?

Dave’s Running will have free disposable gloves for you to wear before the race. If you need to take them off during the race, simply drop them at a water stop and we’ll pick them up. Otherwise, they wash well and can be used at your next Run Toledo event too.

Course Map — Watch Video, or Click Image to Enlarge


Water Stops Located Near Mile 1 and Mile 2

Dave’s Turkey Chase Is Made Possible By
Sylvan Studio

Kids Run




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Simultaneous, Dual Packet Pickup

Tuesday 11/21 — 12-8pm
Dave’s Running Shop, Perrysburg AND Sylvania
Wednesday 11/22 — 12-8pm
Dave’s Running Shop, Perrysburg AND Sylvania
Thursday 11/23 — 7:30am
WTOL 11 Parking Lot

Registration is available during packet pickup.

Turkey Chase 5k Awards

Commemorative Mug for the First 1,500 Finishers
— Top 3 Male & Female to 1 Mile
— Top Male & Female Overall
— Top Masters Male & Female

— Top 5 Male & Female in Each 5 Year Age Group
Under 9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+


For getting to and from the Turkey Chase 5k start/finish line, the most convenient parking is at the Vistula Parking Garage. You will be required to pay $5 upon entering. The gates will be opened after the start of the race so that you can leave without any delay once you finish the race.

You may also park at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 740 N Superior St., or any other downtown lot, meter and legal parking spot. All parking is at your own risk.

  • Maritime Plaza — Volunteers Only
  • Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral — $5 Parking Donation to Church
  • Vistula — $5 Event Parking

Ample parking is available in the Vistula Parking Garage. Use the entrance off of Superior. — View Map