Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

Event Date

Thu, Nov 27, 2014


Ann Arbor, MI

About This Activity

Join us Thanksgiving morning in beautiful Ann Arbor, Michigan for what has been rated one of the "Best College Town Thanksgiving Races in America" by

Bring the entire family for this non-competitive fun morning!   Hot chocolate station. Santa will be there for the kids in his new house.  Tom Turkey will be greeting the crowd. Wear your ugliest holiday sweater, dress like a turkey.  Contest winners will receive a gift certificate from Busches.  There will be hats, shirts, pies and more.

NEW LOCATION!   E. Liberty and S Fifth Ave




Registration Fees

  • $25.00 until Sept 15, 2014
  • $30.00 until Nov 25, 2014
  • $35.00 on site Nov 26 & 27

Group discount:  Groups of 6 or more.  $5.00 discount off each registration.  Contact Good Boy Events for discount code.


  • This race is for everyone looking to get into the holiday spirit. It will not be timed.
  • Bring the kids! Children 2 and younger are free.
  • Strollers are welcome.
  • Dogs are not permitted this year.

Packet Pick Up:

  • Wednesday, November 26 -  3 - 7 PM Ann Arbor Running Company  2755 Oak Valley Drive, A2
  • Thursday, November 27 - 6:00 - 8:00 am - on site
  • You will find your race packet by your last name
  • Family Packets - if you are with a group/family, for your convenience, only one family member needs to pick up all packets.

LATE REGISTRATION:  Shirts will be guaranteed for those registered by midnight - Nov 25.  We will not be mailing shirts if your size is not available.  

We are offering a new category - Turkey Trot - NO SHIRT - so that you can still come out, have fun, food and get ready for the holiday meal.   We have plenty of hats!

2014 Pet Policy

News from Good Boy Events! So sorry Rocky, Brady and Lady. You can't hang out with us at the race this year. We ask that you do not bring your furry friends this year. It is for the safety of all.

PARKING: There's plenty of parking around town.  The streets close at 7:45 AM. Please be there early to get a spot


We are asking that you bring at least one non parishable food with you for the Food Gatherers of Ann Arbor.

Last year the race contributed over 1500 pounds of food. Let's break that record.

Good Boy Events will also be doing a financial donatation to the Wounded Warrior Project.

For more information about this fun filled family event, please visit our website -

Event details and schedule

8:30 am - Turkey Trot

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