TOLEDO’S THANKSGIVING DAY TRADITION
The annual Dave’s Turkey Chase 5K, presented by ProMedica is the ideal Thanksgiving day family fun run/walk. With media sponsor WTOL 11 in downtown Toledo, the event also includes a one mile walk, a kids run and a virtual option — all to benefit Cherry Street Mission Ministries.
The event starts on Summit St. at WTOL 11, heads passed 5/3 Field, onto Huron St. passing by the Huntington Center and continues across Cherry St, then back onto Summit St. to the finish along the Maumee River behind WTOL 11 studios.
Kids Start: 8:30am
5K Start: 9:00am
1 Mile Walk Start: 9:05am
Course Open: 1.5 hours
Maximum Field: 4,000 Runners
Minimum Age: 6 on Race Day (5K)
- Custom Long sleeve Shirt (5K)
- Custom Short sleeve T-shirt (1 Mile Walk)
- Immediate Online Results
- Commemorative Mug (in person race only)
- Post-race Refreshments
- Homemade Schmucker’s Restaurant Pies
- Overall & Age Group Awards
- Downloadable Finisher Certificate
- Free Photographs
- Participant Photo Upload Access
- + More
Join us in showing thanks by giving to help others, and burn off the day’s extra calories in the process.
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 this kids event, but all participants must be registered and wearing an official BIB to participate.