1. What time does the race start?
Answer: The 10K starts at 8:30 am; 2 Mile starts at 9:00 am; 1 Mile Challenge Run at 9:55am; Tot Trot at 9:50am.
2. Where does the race begin?
Answer: All events begin at the YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase located at 9401 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD
3. Is there parking?
In addition to street parking, there are three available lots:
Bethesda Country Day School (located just across the street from YMCA Tennis Courts on Beech)
Lycee Rochambeau (French International School) (9600 Forest Road, Bethesda MD)
American Podiatry Medical Association Offices (9312 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD)
4. Where are the nearest Metro Stations?
Answer: We encourage our runners to walk, ride their bikes or use public transportation when possible. Here are names and links to the closest Metro Stations near the YMCA:
Bethesda Metrorail (2.2 miles from YMCA, a 44 min walk)
Grosvenor – Strathmore Metrorail (1.9 miles, a 37 min walk)
Medical Center Metrorail (1.9 miles, a 38 min walk)
5. How do I get my race number and t-shirt?
Answer: Runners can pick up their race materials at:
Packet Pick Up Location:
Whole Foods Market (Rockville)
11355 Woodglen Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
Friday, November 22nd from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 23rd from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, November 24th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday, November 25th from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase
9401 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
Wednesday, November 27th at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Race Day Morning, November 28th at 6:00 am - 8:35 am
6. Can I have a family member or friend pick up my race materials?
7. Can I register on race day?
Answer: Yes. We encourage you to register online. Online registration will remain open until the start of the race:
10 K - Online registration closes on November 28th at 8:30 am
2 Mile Fun Run/Walk - Online registration closes on November 28th at 9:00 am
1 K Run Challenge - Online registration closes on November 28th at 9:45 am
50 Meter Tot Trot - Online registration closes on November 28th at 9:40 am
8. Is my registration fee refundable?
Answer: No. All registration fees are non-refundable. Turkey Chase is a charitable event.
9. What time will the streets close from the neighborhood to Old Georgetown Rd and 355?
Answer: The neighborhood streets will be closed to traffic from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.