Upstate streets closed for Thanksgiving Day events

The the famous Electric City Gobbler 5K and 1 MILE FUN RUN will be held today.  (Credit: Active.com)
The the famous Electric City Gobbler 5K and 1 MILE FUN RUN will be held today. (Credit: Active.com)

(WSPA) — Several streets in the Upstate will be closed for Thanksgiving Day events.

Read on for areas to watch out for if you plan on heading out this morning.

The Turkey Day 8k kicks off at 7:30 a.m. in downtown Greenville. A “Tot Trot” starts at 7:30 a.m., while an 8k run and 5k fun run and walk each start at 8 a.m.

City officials say these Greenville streets will be closed:

7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

  • South Main Street, from East Court Street to McBee Avenue
  • West McBee Avenue, from South Main Street to River Street

8 a.m. to 9: 30 a.m.

  • River Street, from West McBee Avenue to Broad Street
  • West Broad Street, from River Street to West Washington Street
  • West Washington Street, from West Broad Street to Willard Street
  • Willard Street, from West Washington Street to Mayberry Street
  • Swamp Rabbit Trail, from Willard Street to Murphy Street
  • Murphy Street, from Japanese Dogwood Lane to Falls Street
  • Falls Street, from East Camperdown Way to East Broad Street
  • East Broad Street, from Falls Street to Main Street
  • East Camperdown Way, from Falls Park to Falls Street
  • East Camperdown Way, from Oakland Avenue to Falls Street
  • Cleveland Street, from East Camperdown Way to Ridgeland Drive
  • Ridgeland Drive, from East Camperdown Way to Cleveland Park Drive
  • Cleveland Park Drive, from Ridgeland Drive to the Swamp Rabbit Trail
  • Swamp Rabbit Trail, from Lakehurst Street to Ridgeland Drive
  • Oakland Avenue, from Ridgeland Drive to East Camperdown Way

Click here for more information.

Spartanburg

The 12th annual Turkey Day 8k starts at 7:30 a.m. in downtown.

Runners begin and end the race at the Daniel Morgan statue.

Spartanburg Police Department posted on its Facebook page that drivers could see slight delays from road closures along the route that includes Union Street, S. Converse Park, Marion Avenue, S. Church Street and the Hampton Heights neighborhood.

The route for the Turkey Day 8k.
The route for the Turkey Day 8k.

Click here for more information and to see detailed route information.

Anderson

The Electric City Gobbler 5K and 1 mile fun run will be held in Anderson. Along with a 3.1 mile run course, there’s a new one-mile fun run this year. Proceeds from the event help kids stay active through the Operation Active Kids Program.

The 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8 a.m., the 5K at 8:30 a.m. at the main entrance to Anderson Mall on Clemson Boulevard.

The 5K course will be on city streets surrounding Anderson Mall.

Click here for more information.

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