Gobbler's Run

Wake Forest, NC

The Jim Allen Group presents the 12th Annual Gobbler’s Run 5K on November 23, 2017.
With all proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Club, this family-friendly Thanksgiving Day event is a great way to bring families together and support the community. The 3.1 mile loop is an easy stroll through downtown and historic Wake Forest. Push your kids or bring your dog – strollers and pets are welcome. You’ll get a race t-shirt and be able to eat more turkey without the guilt!


The 5K race will start and finish at the Boys & Girls Club of Wake Forest at 325 S. Wingate Street in Wake Forest. The course is mostly flat, looping through the historic residential and business districts. There will be one water stop at the half-way point located on Main St. You can view a course map on our website.


Professional chip timing using the Jaguar “disposable bib-chip” timing system, is provided by Precision Race. With Precision Race there is no need to wait for your race results.  Results will be available instantly through our touch-screen Results Kiosks, live in the ItsYourRace mobile app and online, and via text message.


     $20 Early Bird Registration    
September 1st – October 31st
     $25 Regular Registration       November 1st – November 19th
     $30 Late Registration             November 20th – November 23rd


     $15 Early Bird Registration    
September 1st – October 31st 
     $20 Regular Registration       November 1st – November 19th 
     $25 Late Registration            November 20th – November 23rd

KIDS 5 & UNDER ARE FREE (t-shirts can be purchased for $10)

Every paying participant registered on or before November 12th will be guaranteed a commemorative race t-shirt (children 5 and under will not receive a shirt). Additional shirts can be purchased online and on raceday.

Registration begins September 1, 2017. Participants may also register in person at advanced check-in at the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club (Tuesday, 11/21 and Wednesday, 11/22 from 4-7 pm) and on race morning.

When & Where

Nov 23, 2017


8:00 AM

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