Pilgrim 5K

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

8 am
Ashton Gardens Visitors Center

Pilgrim 5K at Thanksgiving Point…a costume run unlike any other! Registration includes your pilgrim wear. An iconic (and historically inaccurate) giant buckle hat or bonnet and a long-sleeved, cotton tee styled to look like a jacket or dress. Add your own special brand of pilgrim flair to your race wear and win fabulous prizes for: 
·         Best Costume
·         Best Couple
·         Best Group       
·         Most Original
The course is marked with iconic pilgrim scenes and culminates with your own finishing moment at Plymouth Rock. Finishers feast on apple cider and pumpkin bars. Top three finishers in men's, women's, and masters recognized.




$30: through October 31
$35: November 1 - November 20
$40: Late registration November 21,22,23
$45 Day-of registration at Garden Visitor Center (starting line)

-Thanksgiving Point Members receive at 10% discount.  A discount code will be sent via email.
-T-shirt and hat not guaranteed for late registration


5K Race Course Description

The 5K course starts and finishes at the Ashton Garden Visitor’s Center. From the Garden Visitor Center, the race route travels down Garden Drive heading south to until turning onto the Golf Course cart path at mile .5. The course then loops counter clockwise around the Golf Course on the cart paths until it connects back to Garden Drive, leading runners back another half mile to Garden Visitor’s Center start/finish area.  

*Pilgrim 5K is a chip timed event.
**Strollers and wheels are allowed on the 5K course and kindly requested to start at the back of the pack.


MapMyRun Version: http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/bluffdale-ut/thanksgiving-5k-2013-route-171384824
Thanksgiving Point version: https://www.thanksgivingpoint.org/image/events/Pilgrim5Krun_web.jpg

Refund Policy

Consistent with industry standards, entry fees are non-refundable.
Runners unable to participate after registration fees have been submitted may opt to defer their registration to next year’s race or they may choose to transfer their registration to another participant via our transfer/deferral program. All transfers and deferrals must be completed in writing by Sunday, November 20, 2016. A processing fee of $5.95 will apply to all transfers/deferrals and all registration changes. Please submit all transfer/deferral requests to kwells@thanksgivingpoint.org.
No defer or transfer requests will be honored after the deadline.

Packet Pick-up

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
12 noon – 7 pm Thanksgiving Point Garden Visitor’s Center


Men’s and Women’s designed long-sleeved cotton t-shirt with printed Pilgrim male and female--historically inaccurate costume.
(Unisex Sizing.)

Awards and Divisions

Open Division:
1st Place Male / Female: Artisan House Baked Pumpkin Pie + Thanksgiving Point Family Membership
2nd Place Male / Female: Artisan House-Baked Pumpkin Pie + $50 Gift Card 
3rd Place Male / Female: Artisan House-Baked Pumpkin Pie + $25 Gift Card

Master’s Division: Ages 40+
Overall Men’s and Women’s Champion will receive Artisan House-Baked Pumpkin Pie + $50 Gift Card

Age Division Awards:
Miniature (5”) House-Baked Pumpkin Pies will be given to the top three Men’s & Women’s finishers in each of the following age divisions.

Age Divisions:
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

Race Results:
Race Results will be available immediately after the race at http://www.runsum.com/results/results.php?raceid=149

Aid Stations & Volunteers

We wish to thank our numerous volunteers for their time and efforts in providing the following aid stations. Please be courteous and express your appreciation to this wonderful group of volunteers.

In addition to the finish area, the 5K will have one aid station at mile 1.7 stocked with water and POWERADE.

There will be one on-course Porta-Potty at the 1.7 mile Aid Station in addition to Porta-Potty’s and bathrooms at the start/finish.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
- Packet Pick-up/Expo: 12 noon – 7 pm: Ashton Garden Visitor’s Center
- Late Registration On-Site Only

Thanksgiving Day--Thursday, November 24, 2016
Late Packet Pick-up, beginning at 6:30 am
- Late Registration, on-site only, beginning at 6:30 am
- Official 5K Start Time at 8 am: Ashton Gardens
- Awards Ceremony at 9 am, Stage-Lawn Outside Garden Visitor’s Center
- Presentation of Overall Men’s & Women’s, Master’s Awards and Best Costume Awards (Gift Cards).

  • Best Costume
  • Best Couple
  • Best Group
  • Most Original

Additional Information

Contact Us:
Course Questions/Comments/Suggestions:
Kendall Wimmer (Race Director), kwimmer@thanksgivingpoint.org

Registration Questions/Issues Contact:
Kaylene Wells, kwells@thanksgivingpoint.org

Volunteer Information:
Val Pahl, vpahl@thanksgivingpoint.org


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