Ann Arbor Turkey Trot – Thanksgiving Day

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Event Details

Date(s): Thursday, November 23, 2023
Time: 7:00am-10:00am
Cost: $19-45 depending on registration date

Venue: Main Street Area
Main Street and Liberty, Ann Arbor
Region: Downtown

Event Description

The Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot returns with an in person race in downtown Ann Arbor! This year’s race benefits the Chad Tough Foundation.

They will have a Tot Trot of 1K for ages 10 & under at 8:15a and a 5K at 8:45a. You’ll emjoy hot cocoa and cookies at the finish line and will have the chance for photos with Turkey Tom and Santa.

Theme awards will be giving for top 3 ugliest sweaters and top 3 holiday themed costume, and top themed group of 5+. Judging will be at 8:05a at the Start/Finish Line stage

Events from our Sponsors

Lit Jack O'lanerns at Hallowee'en at Greenfield Village. Three across the bottom with the middle one carved to say Hallowe'en at Greenfield Village. A traditional jack o'lantern with a face sits above this pumpkin. To the right is a pumpkin with an owl. THe image to the left the letters OINCE are visible below a honeycomb

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Non-Member Tickets Go on Sale September 6!

Registration Costs

They are keeping the a la carte pricing they introduced in 2022. However, this year the finisher’s medals are included in registration cost instead of as an add-on.

  • 5K
    • $34 through October 16
    • $39 October 17-noon November 21
    • $45 Race Week
  • 1K –
    • $19 through noon November 21
    • $25 Race Week
  • Virtual Event
    • $29


  • Long Sleeve T-Shirt – $17+ – must order by November 1 to guarantee size
  • Cozy Cuff Beanie hat – $15 – must order by November 1 to guarantee

Packet Pickups:

  • Tuesday November 21 4-7p at Running Fit Jackson Rd
  • Wednesday, November 22 2-7p at Conor O’Neills Celtic Room
  • Race morning starting at 7a on Liberty between 5th and Division near Ragstock

Holiday Trio Races

This race is part of the Holiday Trio representing Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Register for all 3 races by November 13 and complete them all to get a special trio medal.


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