The Dallas YMCA will host The 49th Annual Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot on Thursday, November 24, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The run will start and finish at the Dallas City Hall Plaza. Setup on City Hall Plaza will begin on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 with the placement of tents, stages, fencing and a fenced-in dog park to be placed on the grassy area.
- 8K ROUTE: The 8K run begins at 9:00 a.m., at City Hall Plaza, goes east on Young, east on Canton, makes a left on Hall, left on Main Street, left on Houston, right on Reunion Boulevard W, left on Hotel, right on Reunion Boulevard E (against eastbound traffic) left on Sports Street (against northbound traffic), left on North Drive, left on Hotel, right on Reunion Boulevard E, right on Houston, continues on Marsalis, makes a right on Colorado, left on Blaylock, right on E. 5th Street, right on Beckley, right on Zang, continues to the Jefferson Street Viaduct, onto Market, makes a right on Young, right on Marilla Street returning to City Hall Plaza where it will finish and disperse.
- 5K ROUTE: The 5K goes from the plaza east on Young, east on Canton, left on Hall, left on Main, left on Market, left on Wood, continues on Young (against traffic), and finishes east of Griffin on Young in front of the Aloft Hotel.
- LANE CLOSURES: This event will require the following street closures: One lane northbound Akard between Marilla and Young starting on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. until Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.; Eastbound and westbound Young between Griffin and Harwood starting on Thursday, November 24, 2016 from 4:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Please note that multiple streets will have limited access after 4:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 24, 2016. The Dallas Police Department will work traffic through the route as necessary and roads will reopen as the race passes each intersection.
Please visit http://www.thetrot.org/ for more information regarding this event.