June 7-9, 2024

Horseshoe Tournament

The Tremont Horseshoe League will sponsor the 58th Annual Turkey Festival Tournament on Saturday, June 8. This is one of the larger tournaments in the state with 56 players.

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and play starts at 9 a.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 Shelly Merritt at (309) 231-7891 or horseshoes@turkeyfestival.com.


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 8, 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
Have a team but you do not have a bed? No problem - we have beds you can use!
1st Place $100
2nd Place $50

5K Race

Start the second day of the festival off with a refreshing jog in the country. Join us for the 48th annual Tremont Turkey Festival 5K Race on Saturday, June 8, at 7:30 a.m.

  • 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 7:00 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:
$30 until June 1, 2024

$40 after June 1, 2024 (no discounts)

Map of the course

Map of registration and start line

2024 Registration


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

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