2020 Tulip Festival 5k




Regarding social distancing preventative measures for COVID-19: We are closely monitoring the situation with state and local officials to determine the status of the race. We will let all participants know of and any updates we can provide – Thanksgiving Point Race Team.


Spring at Thanksgiving Point means the Tulip Festival Race Series is finally here! Dust off your running shoes and come shake off the cobwebs of winter for our Tulip Festival race. It's the one-of-a-kind 5k that actually runs through the Tulip Festival and inside the Ashton Gardens. It’s a challenging race that is equally as beautiful. Come run with us this year! 


Saturday, April 25, 2020


Race begins and ends at the Ashton Gardens, just North of the Museum of Natural Curiosity


Registration edits available HERE

Tulip Festival 5k

Begins at 7:30 am

Tiptoe through the tulips in the Ashton Gardens with the entire family. All participants receive a race shirt, medal, and the sheer satisfaction of running this amazing 3.1 mile race! The 5K is also a wheels-friendly run so strollers and other running aides are welcome. Be sure and stick around for the post race party as well. 


Registration Fees - SOLD OUT

$35         January 1 - 31

$40         February 1 - March 31

$45         April 1 - April 24 

$50         April 25 


About the Race

Join us for Packet Pickup:

April 24th, 12pm- 8pm 
Show Barn, Water Tower Campus

Please pick up your packet, bib number, shirt, at the packet pickup the day before the race. You may pick up someone else’s packet if you have a copy of their race registration. Packets will NOT be available to pick up the morning of the race. If you are for some reason unable to pick up your packet from the packet pickup, please send us an email at raceinfo@thanksgivingpoint.org

View the Course Map HERE

Awards Ceremony begins at 9:00am



Prizes will be given to the top three male/female finishers in each of the following divisions: 
Open Division:

  • 1st Place Male / Female: Hand-crafted Award + Thanksgiving Point Family Membership
  • 2nd Place Male / Female: Hand-crafted Award + Thanksgiving Point Family Membership
  • 3rd Place Male / Female: Hand-crafted Award + Thanksgiving Point Family Membership

ALL 5K finishers receive a custom finisher medals.

Age division awards will be given to the top three Men’s & Women’s finishers in each of the following age divisions:

Age Divisions: 
11 & under, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Each 5k registrant will receive:

  • Race T-Shirt
  • Finisher's Medal
  • 1 Complimentary Admission pass to the 2020 Tulip Festival

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 1.6 stocked with water and POWERADE.


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 April 13, 2019. A processing fee of $10 will apply to all transfers. Please submit all transfer/deferral requests to raceinfo@thanksgivingpoint.org by April 13, 2019, or online through your registration site. A processing fee of $10 will apply to all deferrals. 

Bib numbers may not be transferred, given, or sold to another participant after the transfer/change deadline. Consistent with race industry standards, attempting to sell or transfer a race entry/bib to another person/participant, and/or picking up another participant's race entry/bib for their use, or participate in a race using another participant's race entry/bib, will have said race entry/bib cancelled and/or revoked, be disqualified, and be removed from the race without refund, and may not be allowed registration in future races at Thanksgiving Point.

If inaccuracies appear on the bib number, or your bib number appears damaged or lost, please call the Thanksgiving Point race committee at (801) 768-2300 or send an email to raceinfo@thanksgivingpoint.org

Course Questions/Comments/Suggestions:
Austin Brown

Registration Questions/Issues Contact:

Vendor Information:
Austin Brown

Volunteer Information:
Ashley Clouse

Sponsorship Opportunities:

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