Upcoming Chicagoland Turkey Trots

More and more Americans are using the holidays as a time to pursue fitness endeavors. Locally, here are some of the Turkey Trots that are scheduled to take place in the Chicagoland area over the Thanksgiving Day weekend.

NOV. 18

Lisle: Tune-Up 5K at 9 a.m. at Community Park. www.lislechamber.com

Lincolnwood: At 8:45 a.m. at Proesel Park. 5K- and 10K runs, 5K fitness walk, Drumstick Dash. Benefits the Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation Department scholarship fund. www.lincolnwoodil.org/RecreationTurkeyTrot.cfm.

NOV. 22

Chicago: Life Time Turkey Day 5K at 9 a.m. in Lincoln Park. Benefits Greater Chicago Food Depository. www.turkeyday-5k.com.

Downers Grove: 5K at 8:30 a.m. 920 E. Curtis Street benefits Bonfield Express Foundation. www.bonfieldexpress.com.

Long Grove: Sold out. www.allcommunityevents.com.

Edison Park: 5K run/walk and Kids Gobble Gallop at 9:30 a.m. in Chicago. Benefits Special Olympics. http://edisonparkturkeytrot.eventbrite.com/#.

Elmhurst: Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot 9 a.m. at Vallette and York Road. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Community Pantry, West Suburban Community Pantry, People’s Resource Center, United Community Concerns Association, DuPage Senior Citizens Council, DuPage PADS, Elmhurst Walk-In Ministry, Elmhurst/Yorkfield Food Pantry. www.dangibbonsturkeytrot.com.

Glenview: 5K run/walk at 8:15 a.m. at Tall Trees Park. Benefits Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook. http://talltreesturkeytrot.com/

Gurnee: 5K fun run and walk 8 a.m. at 4673 Grand Avenue. Benefits the Jon Callaghan Memorial Fund and the Gurnee Community Youth Work Group. www.gurnee.il.us.

Long Grove: Sold out. www.allcommunityevents.com.

McHenry: 5K at 8 a.m. at McHenry High School — East Campus. Benefits Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois. mchenryturkeytrot.com/info/.

Naperville: Sold out. https://napervilleturkeytrot.com/.

North Shore: 5- and 10K in downtown Highland Park. www.northshoreturkeytrot.com

Orland Park: 8 a.m. at Franklin Loebe Center. www.orland-park.il.us.

Palatine: 2- and 5-mile run and Drumstick Dash at 8 a.m. at Harper College. www.palatineparkdistrict.com.

Palos: 4-mile run at 8 a.m. at Palos Park. Benefits Worth Food Pantry. http://palosareachamber.org.

Winnetka: 9 a.m. at Skokie Lagoons Forest Preserve. Benefits Wings. www.winnetkaturkeytrot.com.

NOV. 24

Schaumburg: Half marathon and 5K at 8:50 a.m. at Route 53 and I-90 interchange. Benefits Special Olympics — Illinois. www.allcommunityevents.com.

Grant Park: 5K run/walk and free kids’ dash at 9 a.m. in Chicago. . Benefits Special Olympics — Illinois. www.allcommunityevents.com.

Beverly Hills: 5K run and family walk at 9 a.m. at 9241 Leavitt St., Chicago. Benefits the 19th Ward Youth Foundation and John McNicholas Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. www.the19thward.com/