Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Prepares for the 7th annual Turkey Trot

Traffic Advisory: Elk Grove Prepares for the 7th annual Turkey Trot

Posted: 11/19/2015

Street Closures and Detours Scheduled on Thanksgiving Morning

Elk Grove, CA – The 7th annual Turkey Trot, organized by Courage Worldwide, offers Elk Grove runners and walkers a chance to burn off a few extra calories before the big feast with 5K, 10K and ¼ mile kids run events scheduled on Thanksgiving morning, November 26. A new route starting from Longleaf Drive will be introduced this year. To accommodate the event, road closures and alternative routes around the event have been set up between the hours of 6:00 am to 11:00 am. Motorists are encouraged to plan accordingly.

Street Closures and Detours for Thursday, November 26:

  • Both directions of Longleaf Drive will be closed from 6:00 am to 11: 00 am.  Use Laguna or Elk Grove Boulevards as alternate routes.
  • Eastbound Bond Road at Highway 99 will be closed until from 8:00 am to 8:30 am.
  • Both directions of East Stockton Boulevard between Bond Road and Emerald Vista Drive will be closed from 8:00 am to 9:15 am.
  • Emerald Vista Drive will be controlled for local traffic only from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.
  • All neighborhood traffic  east of Highway 99  south of Bond Road and North of Elk Grove Blvd. within the run route will be controlled for local traffic only from 8:30 am to 10: 00 am.

More than 2,000 runners participated in the Turkey Trot in 2014.  Registration for the run is available online at www.courageworldwide.org through November 23. Onsite registration is also available. Registration fees range $14- $38 depending on the event. Proceeds support the victims of local sex trafficking and provide resources for community education and awareness projects.

For more information, contact Courage Worldwide at run@courageworldwide.org or 916-517-1616.

map of affected traffic area 

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