Thanksgiving Day 5 Km Run/Walk
At Lippold Park
Thursday, November 28, 2019  8 AM
$ 5,609 Raised for the Food Pantry in 2018.
920 Pounds of food collected.

WHEN: Thursday, November 28, 2019
START:  8 A. M. Sharp (Rain, snow or shine)
WHERE:  Lippold Park, Crystal Lake, Illinois

851 W. IL Route 176; About 1/2 mile west of the intersection

of US Route 14 & IL Route 176

5 Km(3.1 miles) certified course with markers every 1/2 mile.
Flat & mostly crushed limestone.

WAIVER & RELEASE:              
In order to participate in this event all runners & walkers
must complete and sign the Thanksgiving Day Run 2018,

Application & Waiver & Release.pdf

Running Depot Saturday, 11/23/2019 from Noon to 3 PM
Running Depot Wednesday, 11/27/2019 from Noon to 3 PM
Lippold Park, Thursday, 11/28/2019 from 6 AM to 7:30 AM

Lippold Park is located on the south side of Rt. 176
on the west side of Crystal Lake and approximately
1/2 mile west of the intersection of Rt. 14 and Rt. 176. 

March Madness Sweatshirt sale:

Overstock sweatshirts/Hoodies will be for sale at the event. 100% of proceeds will be donated to the Crystal Lake food Pantry. 


VOLUNTARY Monetary and or Non-Perishable Food Donations will be accepted. Checks should be made payable to the Crystal Lake Food Pantry. Food items only accepted on RACE DAY at Lippold Park. We strongly suggest that you make a monetary donation by check because the food pantry is able to purchase approximately 7 times more food with your money donation than you could purchase individually.  All check donations, that have a postal address on the check will receive an acknowledge of their donation. Food pantry is in need of paper goods this year.


 There will be two display clocks located at the finish to record your own time.  


Gift certificates for the first place male and female finishers will be provided by the The Running Depot


Volunteers are needed to help with the race.  Contact Bob Walsh or Jerry Sullivan. (See below for contact info)

Bob Walsh   - Phone: 815-715 - 3855 

Jerry Sullivan   -   Phone: 815-245-5122                                
Brenda Napholz  Phone: 815-557-6734
The Running Depot Phone:  815-788-9755