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Register Here!

Jan 1, 2016

Registration will open soon.







Packet Pick Up

We will hold packet pick up at the Ann Arbor Running Company store again this year.

Sunday November  20th from noon to 4 and Wed - Nov 23  12 AM to 6PM

Visit the store at 2275 Oak Valley Drive,  Ann Arbor, MI  48108 or their website at www.annarborrunningcompany.com  for more information about their location, hours and products.

THURSDAY!   Packet pick up starts at 7 AM. 

Thursday - late registeration information.

We will have late registration the morning of! 

Parking the day of:  There's free parking in all downtown decks.  Street parking is not free.  Parking where the meter is covered is not permited as that is the course.  We need to keep the course streets free of all vehicles.

2016 Pet Policy

News from Good Boy Events  So sorry 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. 

Race Information

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

Where: 300 E. Liberty and S. Fifth Ave , Ann Arbor, MI

When: Nov 24, 2016

Start Times:

8:15 AM - Tot Trot

8:45 AM (For trotters of all ages)


This race is for everyone looking to get into the holiday spirit. Wear your ugly sweaters.  Dress like a turkey!  Have fun with it.   Run, Walk, Crawl!   Strollers are welcome.  Push Grandpa in his recliner! 

Bring the kids!  Children 2 and younger are free.  Bring Grandma and Grandpa.  (oops.  They are not free)

Please leave your four legged friends with a sitter.


The Tot Trot is back.

We're happy to announce that we are bringing back the tot trot for all kids ages 3 to 10. Each child will receive a finishers medal and holiday hat.   Shirt if purchased.  Parents are welcome to walk/run with the little trotters.  Strollers are welcome.  This is a .6 mile course.

  We moved the Turkey Trot to downtown Ann Arbor to make room for all of you trotters! The course  starts on  E. Liberty and S. Fifth Ave and runs down Main Street to the U of M stadium then back up to the finish for a great post race party!!!

Tom Turkey and Santa will be there for the kids.  Bring the Camera's.  Santa will be waiting for them in his new house. Also... Wear your Uglyiest Sweater for the "UGLY Sweater" contest!   Randomly awarded for the best costumes.  We'll be giving away Busches delicious pumpkin pies. 

Largest Group Awards - 1st and 2nd place.

Winner will receive a gift certificate for an entire meal from Busch's Market.

Second place winners a gift certificate from Busch's Market.

Set up a team when you register on line. It's easy to do and easy to use.   Recruit your family and friends to join you for a fun filled morning.  We will notify the winners prior to the start of the race.

Shirts, Hats, and more for all.  Get into the holiday spirit!

Hot chocolate, coffee and more at the finish line!

COURSE MAP:  The 2016 course map

REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK UP:  Please refer to the registration page.