Event Details

Event Details

Races: 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Dog-Jog
Date: Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 23, 2017
Location: Center City Park, Greensboro, NC
Time: 9:00 AM – 1 Mile  9:30 AM – 5k Run/Walk

Race Description

Welcome to the 17th Annual Greensboro Gobbler.  Registration is now open and we encourage you to sign up soon.  There is NO race day registration. We are excited about a great new course and location in downtown Greensboro. Come join us at Center City Park on Thanksgiving morning!

This event include the popular 5k open to all runners and walkers.  We also have a shorter 1 Mile Run/Walk fun run.

Entry Fee’s


$15 Before June 1
$20 Before Oct 1
$25 Before Nov 1
$30 Before Nov 22
$40 Race Day
* Online registration closes at noon on 11/20

1 Mile

$10 Before June 1
$15 Before Oct 1
$20 Before Nov 22
$25 Race Day
* Online registration closes at noon on 11/20

Late registration will be available ONLY during packet pickup hours on 11/21 and 11/23.  Cash and check will be accepted at packet pickup and race day.

Packet Pickup Time/Location

Omega Sports  2431 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27408
Tuesday, November 21 – 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday, November 22  –  11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
(please only come for packet pickup at the times listed above)

We are very excited to not only raise money for Greensboro Urban Ministries but we are also asking for your food donations. Please bring food donations to packet pickup .  We will have collection boxes waiting to be filled.

Already registered?  Be sure to look up your bib number before going to packet pickup.  ::bib lookup


Thanksgiving Day

  • 7:30am – 8:30am – Late Packet Pickup
  • 9:00 AM – 1 Mile Run/Walk
  • 9:30 AM – 5k Run/Walk
  • 10:30 Awards Ceremony


This race will be chip timed with disposable bib-chips, We ask all athletes to wear their race number on the front and visible. Overall awards based on gun time, age group awards based on chip times.

Awards will be presented to the following categories:

  • 5k – Top 3 Overall Male/Female
  • 5k – Top 3 In Each Age Group
  • Age Groups: 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+


  • Custom Greensboro Gobbler Long Sleeve T-Shirt
  • Unisex Sizes (Youth S – Adult XXL available)
  • Available as a $5 add-on with your registration

Results / Photos

Race results will be available on race day. You can also find all your races results on http://racewire.com

Cancellation Policy

In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined.

Race Rules and Conditions

Sorry, but for safety reasons, we do not allow bicycles, inline skates or any means of transportation other than running, walking or wheelchairs. Running baby strollers are allowed but must have a minimum of 6″ wheels. Race Director reserves the right to reject any entry or to remove any participant from the race course without explanation.