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Posted on: November 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] The Chocolate Turkey 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

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ShaZam Racing is sponsoring the “Chocolate Turkey 5K” held on Thursday, November 23, 2023. The race will advance as follows. The runners will start on Water between Liberty and Main facing north. The course will continue from there to Eaton, then north on Eaton to Washington Street, where it will proceed south on Washington into the southbound lanes. The course will continue to the turnaround point between Pecan and MacArthur. The runners will then run back north on Washington in the northbound lanes to Hamilton Street. At Hamilton Street, they will run right onto Hamilton to Water Street. They will finish near the original starting point on Water Street. Washington Street will be hard barricaded, prohibiting traffic north and south on Washington Street during this race. 

The event will begin at 8 am.

The following intersections will be impacted (approximately 8 am – 9:30 am):

  • Macarthur / Washington
  • Persimmon / Washington
  • State / Washington
  • Liberty / Washington       
  • Main / Washington 
  • Hamilton / Washington    
  • I/74 off-ramp/ Washington         
  • Adams/Eaton


If your travel plans include the downtown area during these times, please plan on extra time to reach your destination as well as increased pedestrian traffic. 

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