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Horseshoe Tournament

The Tremont Horseshoe League will sponsor the 50th Annual Turkey Festival Tournament on Saturday, June 13. This is one of the larger tournaments in the state with 56 players.

Play starts at 8:30 a.m. and finals will start at 1 p.m.

Entry fee is $20 per player, which includes score keeping. Cash pay back to the top three positions in each class.

Entry deadline is May 31.

For more information, please contact Don Fawer at 925-5398 or Jeff Roberts at 925-3250.


Bed Races

What has wheels, a mattress, and flies down the street as fast as people can push it? A racing bed! You have to see them to believe them.

The first race is at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, but the crowds start to line the street early so they can get a good view of the action.

  • Bed must be bunk size or larger
  • Bed must have mattress and be fully made
  • Bed must have wheels
  • Four pushers maximum
  • One rider mandatory
  • Race will include a Chinese Fire Drill
  • Entry fee: $10.00
1st Place $100
2nd Place $50
3rd Place $25
4th Place $25

Entry fee: $10

Bed Race Entry Form

For more information, email Jeff Leber.

5K Race

Start the second day of the festival off with a refreshing jog in the country. Join us for the 40th annual Tremont Turkey Festival 5K Race on Saturday, June 13, at 7:30 a.m.

2014 Race Results

  • Accurately measured
  • Splits at each mile
  • Electronically timed
  • Flat to gently rolling course
  • Results available on this web page
  • Trophy presentation at the pavilion immediately following the race

Race day registration starts at 6:15 a.m. and ends promptly at 7:20 a.m. No pre-race packet pickup. All runners must check in at the registration table on race day.

Separate classifications for Male and Female
for these age brackets
10 & under
11 - 14
15 - 19
20 - 24
25 - 29
30 - 34
35 - 39
40 - 44
45 - 49
50 - 54
55 - 59
60 & over

Entry Fee:
$22.00 before June 8, 2015
($2 discount for LRC and IVS members )

$25.00 race day (no discounts)

Map of the course

Map of registration and start line

2015 Registration is not yet open

For further information, contact us by email or write:
Glen Gullette
200 Royal Point Court
Pekin, IL 61554


Pole Vault – Street Vault 2015

The Flying Dragons Pole Vault Club of Pekin is returning to the festival again this year to host a very unique sporting event. Athletes of all ages will be competing in this street version of the well-known track and field event.

Stop by to check out the action in the outfield of the baseball diamond in the park:

Friday: 3 PM   Registration
4 PM   Warm-up
5 PM   Vaulting begins
Saturday: 2:30 PM   Registration
3:30 PM   Warm-up
4:30 PM   Vaulting begins

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