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St Clair River Turkey Trot (5K Run)

Sat November 2, 2019 Saint Clair, MI 48079 US Directions


St Clair River Turkey Trot (5K Run)

9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
Open to ages 5 - 99.

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St Clair Riverview Plaza Court, 201 N Riverside, St Clair, MI 48079
Saint Clair, MI US 48079


This is the 13th annual running of the St Clair River Turkey Trot.  Onsite walk-in registration and check in for those that pre-registered (preregistration is strongly advised) begins at 8:00 AM with race start at 9:00 AM at the St Clair Plaza Central Court on 201 N Riverside Ave in beautiful downtown St Clair.  The race begins by traveling North on Riverside past Palmer Park in full view of the beautiful St Clair River.  The river at this location is about 1/2 mile wide and carries in excess of 1 million gallons of water every second!  After running up a mild hill, the race winds thru a nearby subdivision and eventually returns the runners to the finish line precisely where the race began.  The final stretch is a mild downhill run just before you reach the end.  All proceeds from the race go 100% for charitable purposes.  The race is professionally timed with wireless RFID tags.  This race is endorsed by the Michigan Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and is a qualifying race to enter lottery for State of Michigan run across Mackinac Bridge on labor day the following year.  Runners shirts only guaranteed for those that PRE-register by 10/18/19.

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Turkey Trot Route Map

This is a 5K run or 5,000 meters or 3.1 miles. It starts out on a very flat road, goes up a mild hill, winds through a beautiful subdivision and then back down the hill to the finish line. Much of the course overlooks the majestic St Clair River which is 1/2 mile wide and has a flow rate in excess of 1,000,000 gallons of water per second.

Starting from N Riverside Ave

1 Head north on N Riverside Ave toward Vine St

2 Take the 2nd left onto Brown St

3 Take the 1st right onto N 2nd St

4 Take the 1st right onto Stratford Rd

5 Take the 1st left onto Hawthorne St

6 Take the 1st left onto E Meldrum Cir

7 Take the 2nd left onto N 4th St

8 Take the 1st right onto Benedict Ave

9 Turn right at N 6th St

10 Continue onto Highland Dr

11 Turn left at St Andrews

12 Turn right at N 6th St

13 Take the 1st left onto Benedict Ave

14 Turn right at N 2nd St

15 Turn left at Brown St

16 Turn right at N Riverside Ave

Destination will be on the right

Arriving at N Riverside Ave

Total: 3.1 mi



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