Thanksgiving Day - November 25, 2021

Start: 8:00 a.m.

*Note that both the 5k and 10K will start at the same time following the “Wave Start” process outlined below.

Please arrive at the race location 30 to 45 minutes before your race starts (see above) to provide adequate time to park, warm up and get lined up into your wave start position. Route map coming soon!


Sandy Promenade
10200 S. Centennial Parkway
Sandy, UT 84020


Each wave will have an outdoor waiting area designated by colored banners, and we ask that you make your way to the designated area at least 10 minutes before your starting time. There will be two 10K waves starting at 8:00 a.m. immediately followed by the six 5K waves. Please choose your pace time based on your estimated speed (see below for more information about wave starts).

Each wave will start based on anticipated finish times so that the course can be as safe and clear as possible for all participants.


Parking will fill up early! We recommend parking near Old Navy and Buy Buy Baby in Sandy. There is also parking available at the Sandy One Center, Aetna, Del Sol, and The Shops at South Town. No parking will be allowed on the route. Please do NOT park at Target. Detailed parking map coming soon!



Online Registration will close on Monday, November 22 @ NOON!

Pricing & Deadlines

Oct. 1 - Nov. 22

Online Registration closes 11/22 at NOON

November 23

Online Registration Closed

November 24
Registration at Packet Pick-Up

*Shirt Availability Not Guaranteed

5K Individual

$25 per person

$30 per person

10K Individual

$30 per person

$30 per person



Can I pick up race materials for other people?

Online payments may be made using credit cards. For on-site registration during packet pick-up day (November 24th), credit card, Venmo or check will be accepted. Please note: race shirts are not guaranteed for registrations during packet pick-up.

I registered but can no longer run, can I get a refund?

Due to the costs of ordering shirts and preparing for race day after you register, we cannot refund your registrations. No refunds will be permitted, unless there is a charge error through the registration system. All registrations are final. You are still welcome to pick up your shirt and race packet. Part of your registration fees are considered a donation and will help us Fight Hunger Statewide.

Do I need to register/pay for my child in a Stroller?

No. There is no charge for children in strollers or wagons, but only paid registrants will recieve a race shirt.

Why do you need my email address?

Your email address is used to send you packet pick-up information, race day information, reminders, race updates and information about Utah Food Bank.

What shirt sizes are available?

One long sleeve (unisex) race shirt comes with every registration completed before online registration closes on November 22 at noon while supplies last. If we run out of shirts, a shirt from a previous year will be provided. Shirts are available in Youth Sizes S-L and Adult Sizes XS-3XL. Shirts are not guaranteed for registrations completed during Packet Pick-Up.



Wednesday, November 24, 2021

8:00am - 6:00pm


Utah Food Bank

3150 S. 900 W.

Salt Lake City, UT 84119

Do I need my registration receipt to pick up my race materials?

Bringing your registration receipt to packet pick-up will greatly expedite the process, however our volunteers will have lists sorted by last name and team name to help locate your bib number(s) if you do not have your confirmation email.

Can I pick up race materials for other people?

Yes! If you are unable to pick up your own race packet please arrange to have someone do so for you.

Where is packet pick-up held?

Packet pick-up will be held on Wednesday, November 24 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Utah Food Bank, located at 3150 S. 900 W. in Salt Lake City.


What are you doing about COVID-19?

This is an outdoor event, but we highly recommend only attending if you have been vaccinated, and we suggest that all participants wear a mask. If you are feeling ill, or may have been exposed recently to COVID-19, please DO NOT ATTEND.

What if the weather gets bad?

The show will go on! Cold temperatures, snow, rain and wind will not be a reason to cancel the event.

Can I walk the 10K?

We strongly suggest that all walkers choose the 5K option. This will allow everyone to promptly complete their race and allow volunteers and staff to clean the area so they can celebrate the rest of their Thanksgiving Day.

What is a wave start?

In a wave start, smaller groups of participants are set off at 3 minute intervals. This helps lessen overcrowding on the course, increases safety, and ensures that faster runners are not trying to weave around those running or walking at a slower pace. There will be information provided in your packet about our pace times, and signage at the course. If you wish to participate with family and friends, be sure you ALL choose the same pace time category. The race will begin with the first wave of 10K runners starting at 8:00 a.m., and the first wave of 5K participants will begin as soon as the 10K participants have begun.

Do I need to bring canned food to the race?

If you are able to, please remember to bring canned goods to donate to Utah Food Bank during packet pick-up or on race day.  Donation barrels will be available at the information booth as well as a drop off at the Utah Food Bank truck.

Can I bring Pets/Dogs?

No. For your pet's safety and the safety of all event participants, dogs are prohibited. Dogs are also not permitted in the pre-and post-race areas. Thanks for your cooperation and understanding.

Can I participate on roller blades/scooter/bike/skateboard? Stroller?

Strollers are permitted to use during the race. Our event insurance policy specifically prohibits the use of roller blades, scooters, bicycles, and skateboards, so please leave them at home. Please don't jeopardize the future of the event.

Where are lost and found items kept?

If there are items not recovered at the event, please contact Erica at ericac@utahfoodbank.org. Any items not claimed within a week will be donated to Deseret Industries.

Will there be bathrooms available?

We will have port-a-potties available.

Will there be refreshments available?

Water and light snacks will be available at the finish line for race participants. The 5K course will have a water station located at mile 2. The 10K course will have a water station located at mile 2 and at mile 5.

Are costumes required?

No. Costumes are encouraged, and they are a lot of fun, but they are not required!


Are timing chips available?

We will no longer be offering timing chips for the race. If you wish to time yourself, we recommend using your personal fitness tracker, or a service such as Strava or MapMyRun.

Will awards be given?

No. That way, more of your registration fee can be used to feed hungry Utahns and support our mission of Fighting Hunger Statewide! We thank you for your support!


Where do my donations go?

Your online donations are processed by Utah Food Bank on our secure website. Proceeds will directly benefit Utah Food Bank's work of Fighting Hunger Statewide. For more information, please visit http://www.utahfoodbank.org.

How can I volunteer?

If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please email andream@utahfoodbank.org with "Volunteer Request - Utah Human Race" in the subject line.

Still need help?

Please contact Heidi at heidic@utahfoodbank.org or 801-887-1278.