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Gobble Gallop 2018
Duluth Running Company’s 13th annual Thanksgiving race event features a 1-mile run, 5k run/walk and a quarter-mile kid’s run. Each race begins and ends near 13th Avenue East, about 150 yards east of the Duluth Running Co. parking lot on London Road in Duluth. Each event goes west along Superior Street in an out-and-back course.
More than 2,300 athletes are expected to participate.
Parking restrictions begin at 7 a.m. London Road from 10th to 14th avenues East, and Superior Street from 10th Avenue East to Fourth Avenue West will be posted no parking. Vehicles on the race course after 7 a.m. will be tagged and towed.
London Road will be closed at 7:45 a.m. from 10th Avenue East to 14th Avenue East at 7:45 a.m. for race setup and for the kid’s race. Superior Street will be closed at 8:45 a.m. from Fifth Avenue West to 10th Avenue East for the race.
Superior Street eastbound traffic will be detoured up to Second Street to continue east. Westbound traffic will be sent up 10th Avenue East to First Street to continue west.
Lake Avenue will be blocked off at Superior Street. Access to Canal Park, Park Point and DECC will be down Fifth Avenue West to the connector to Railroad Street, and from the freeway exits onto South Lake Avenue.
Downtown traffic should return to normal by approximately 11:30 a.m. Drivers are urged to use caution when driving in the area of this event.