The age old question…How do I get out of River Park on Thanksgiving Morning?

The age old question…How do I get out of River Park on Thanksgiving Morning?

Important information about the run to Feed the Hungry on Thanksgiving morning. This epic race includes both a 10k running race and a 5k run/walk to support Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. The raced occurs on Thanksgiving morning – Thursday, November 23, 2017 between approximately 8am and noon.


The race starts on J Street just west of the entrance to the Sacramento State campus and runs through the beautiful tree lined streets of East Sacramento. You can view the course map for more information at the Run to Feed the Hungry website. The J Street entrance to Sac State will be closed to all vehicles until after the race concludes.

Some of you may be wondering, HOW DO I GET AROUND EAST SACRAMENTO ON THANKSGIVING MORNING? You may exit from Carlson Drive to H St. before 7:15 a.m. and turn right onto 57th St. to reach Elvas Ave. If leaving River Park after 7:15 a.m., River Park residents must exit via Camellia Ave. and head east over the H St. Bridge. Guests of River Park residents can enter River Park by travelling over the H St. Bridge and entering on Camellia. Guests and River Park residents must tell the police officer stationed at Cadillac Drive (the last street before H St. Bridge) that they are headed to River Park. The officer is instructed to allow only River Park traffic to cross the Bridge between 7:15 -11:00 a.m.


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