McDonald's signs deal with Cincinnati Thanksgiving Day Race Have Your Day -- Thanksgiving -- in the Sun! Thanksgiving in Cincinnati is all about all of us. No matter who you are, or what you do, this is your day to rise AND... run and walk! Enjoy everything about your day... from the start to the finish line pose to your family dinner and well beyond. Enjoy the craziness of 17,000 people in one big race space! Can you have more fun! You can still register and pick up stuff at The Running Spot, in O'Bryonville on Tues. and Wed. from 10am to 7pm AND on race day at Paul Brown Stadium, GATE C. Please arrive before 8am to park in some stadium lots. Many roads will be closing early.Race starts at 9am SHARP. Runners line up first, followed by walkers and strollers. Please don't bring your dogs. Undress at the start! Wear a warm coat to give it to Goodwill® volunteers at the start or mile 2 for our largest coat drive ever! Need a bathroom? Hundreds of warm bathrooms inside the Stadium --so much better than port-a-lets! Water stop and port-a-lets at mile 3 and finish. You can also carry your own water. CHIP timing. Your time will officially start when you cross over the mats at the start. Tie it to your shoe. Instant results from QR code on the front of your race number. Volunteers from Girls on the Run® will be collecting chips at the finish line. If someone misses, send it to: The Running Spot, 1993 Madison Rd. Cincinnati Ohio 45208, to avoid $30 charge. Finish line party. Join the party on the plaza level of PBS with the Nativity Code Band and food from McDonald's, Kroger, General Mills, Sunny D, Core Power, Brueggers and more. Smile! We are taking over 35,000 pictures! You can order them online here. Enjoy the voice of the race. Our famous MC Mike Brown aka Golden Mike, at the mic! Along with renowned DJ Jeff Bowling. Thank you for supporting our charities: The Ronald McDonald House®, Girls on the Run, Neediest Kids of All, Goodwill, Barrett Cancer Center, Clark Montessori, Kilgour School, go Vibrant, Accounting for Kids, and Roger Bacon. Shirt sizes are not guaranteed on race day morning.