THANKSGIVING 5K RUN & FAMILY STROLL
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
GENERAL RACE INFORMATION
What day is the race?
The race is on Thanksgiving Day each year.
2019 – Thursday, November 28
2020 – Thursday, November 26
2021 – Thursday, November 25
2022 – Thursday, November 24
2023 – Thursday, November 23
Where is the race located?
The race starts and finishes on the campus of the Sprint World Headquarters in Overland Park, KS.
What distances are available?
5K (3.1 miles)
Kids Fun Run (100 yards) - free (Dave suggested Toddler Trot)
What amenities do I get for finishing?
Click here to learn about the participant perks.
How many runners do you expect?
What were the top times for winners last year?
Click here for race results.
Is there an age requirement for the race?
There is no age requirement for the 5K.
Are walkers allowed?
Yes! Walking is allowed in this family friendly race.
When does registration close?
Registration will be available up until the race starts at 9:00 AM on Thanksgiving morning. Click here for packet pick up info.
Do you allow refunds?
No refunds are allowed.
RESULTS & AWARDS
Where will Results be posted and finalized?
All results will be posted here but will not be finalized until the Wednesday following the race.
Are there Age Group Awards?
Click here to learn about awards and prizes.
Do you give out monetary prizes?
NO cash prizes are offered.
Will there be a post-race awards ceremony?
There will NOT be an awards ceremony on site.
Where can I find a 30th annual Thanksgiving Day 5k Run and Family Stroll course map?
Click here for course map information.
Can I push a stroller?
For the safety of all participants, all strollers must line up in the back of the starting chute. NOTE: No Headsets, motorized vehicles, roller blades, bikes or dogs will be allowed on the course. Protection will be provided at all intersections by the Overland Park, KS police department and/or volunteers.
PACKET PICKUP / LATE REGISTRATION
Is there race day packet pickup or registration?
There will be race day packet pickup and registration. It is recommended you register early to avoid a long line on race day and potentially miss the start of the race.
Can someone else pick up my packet?
If you are unable to pick up your packet you may have someone pick up on your behalf. Please provide them with your confirmation number to avoid any issues.
Do you mail out packets?
NO, we do not mail out participant packets.
What time does the race start?
5K will start at 9:00am
Kids Fun Run will start at approximately 10:00am
Who takes the on-course and finisher pictures and how can I get them?
Race photos are provided by Sports Photos and will be available approximately 1 week after the race.