Marcus Jackson wins one mile race Thanksgiving morning before America's Thanksgiving Parade.
A Royal Oak Middle School seventh-grader was the fastest miler in Detroit on Thanksgiving. Marcus Jackson, 12, crossed the finish line in 6:08 - a personal record - to win the Mashed Potato Mile before America's Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday. (Brother Leonard Jackson, 19, ran the Turkey Trot 10K in 35:44 for 39th place.) More than 22,000 runners, joggers and walkers competed in the 30th Turkey Trot events, including Royal Oak's Luke Humphrey, 31, who made the leaderboard finishing the 10K race in 31:35 for fourth place. Click here for complete race results.