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Annual Thanksgiving 5K to close several streets in downtown Ann Arbor

An orange detour sign. (WDIV)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – This year’s Ann Arbor Turkey Trot will close many streets as Thanksgiving runners take to the streets downtown.

Held annually, participants in the Thanksgiving 5K follow a course around the downtown area. Runners this year will start and end the race on East Liberty Street.

The sold-out Turkey Trot begins at 8:45 a.m., with a 1K Tot Trot starting earlier at 8:15 a.m.

Streets will be closed from 5 a.m. to noon on Thursday for the event.

Here’s which roads to avoid:

  • Liberty Street between Division Street and Main Street
  • Main Street from Liberty Street to Keech Avenue
  • Keech Avenue between Main Street and Greene
  • Greene Street between Keech Avenue and Davis Avenue
  • Davis Avenue between Greene Street and Brown Street
  • Brown Street from Davis Avenue to Hill Street
  • Hill Street from Brown Street to Division Street
  • Division Street between Hill Street and Hoover Avenue
  • Hoover Avenue from Main Street to Mary Street
  • Mary and Sybil streets between Hoover Avenue and Benjamin Street
  • Benjamin Street from Mary Street to Sybil Street

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Sarah has worked for WDIV since June 2018. She covers community events, good eats and small businesses in Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from Grand Valley State University.