The Chase Columbus Turkey Trot is a Central Ohio "family" tradition that brings together thousands of running and walking enthusiasts from all across the United States. While the team of UltraFit/USA and Easterseals of Central and Southeast are fully committed to hosting this in-person event on November 26th we find it to be in the best interest of the community not to stage the event on site in Upper Arlington due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Instead,  the event will transform into a "VIRTUAL" run/walk.

So what is a VIRTUAL event?

A virtual run/walk means that all registered participants would run or walk at a place of your own choosing. This could be your neighborhood park or running trail, bike path, quiet neighborhood streets or wherever walking and running is safely permitted. We even have designed several Central Ohio Turkey Trot courses that we have posted below. Here's an interesting twist to our virtual race......runners and walkers can complete the race over an extended period of time from November 21st through Thanksgiving November 26th (Thanksgiving Day). All participants are encouraged to send in their finish time as well as photos for posting on our website.


This pandemic year you can expect some serious swag including and awesome running garment and custom medal with ribbon and goody bag. 

Those who have already registered will have a number of choices including #1 participating in the virtual race, #2 transferring your entry to next year #3 donating your entry fee to Easterseals. 

Regardless, we would love to see everyone join us this year and to support Easterseals of Central and Southeast Ohio.

The Chase Columbus Turkey Trot is proud to support Easterseals of Central and Southeast Ohio and their Early Intervention program which provides hands-on, comprehensive support to help children reach their full potential--regardless of challenges, needs or disabilities. 

Meet Jay who designed this years Turkey Trot logo.



Packets will be mailed to each participant and will arrive pending on when you register. For example, those who register before xxxxx can expect to receive their packet by 11/19/2020. Those who register after xxxxx can expect to receive their race packets sometime after the Thanksgiving.










Ohio State University (Stadium Route)

Upper Arlington (Chase Bank located at W. Lane Avenue and North Star Road)

Easterseals (Hilliard)

Genoa 5K (Downtown Columbus)


Genoa 10K (Downtown Columbus)


Genoa Half Marathon (Downtown Columbus)


Hilliard Half


Hilliard 10K


Three Creeks (Canal Winchester


Sharon Woods 5K


Sharon Woods 10K


Dublin 10K


Dublin 5K


Looking for a place to run in Central Ohio. Check out these sites that are popular with area runners. Remember to exercise caution relating to "rules of the road" and especially be mindful of social distancing.


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