Gobble Gallop Races Traffic Advisory

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Police Department has issued a travel advisory for the annual Gobble Gallop Races in downtown Duluth.

On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, the first of three races for the event will get underway at 9 a.m. with routes running West on London Road onto Superior Street to 5th Avenue West and back.


  • Parking restrictions begin at 7 a.m.
    • London Road from 10th Avenue East to 14th Avenue East
    • Superior Street from 10th Avenue East to 4th Avenue West
    • Areas will be posted no parking, any vehicles on the race route after 7 a.m. will be tagged and towed.


  • Superior St eastbound traffic will be detoured up to 2nd Street, westbound traffic will be sent up 12th Avenue E to 1st Street
  • Access to Canal Park, Park Point, and the DECC will be down 5th Ave W to the connector to Railroad Street and from the freeway exits onto South Lake Avenue


  • London Road will be closed at 7:45 a.m. from 10th to 14th Avenues E
  • Superior Street will be closed at 8:45 a.m. from 5th Avenue W to 10th Ave E for the race
  • Lake Avenue will be blocked off at Superior Street

Downtown traffic is expected to return to normal by 11:30 a.m.

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