Thu November 25, 2021 Directions
Events
No Shirt/No Medal Option

No Shirt / No Medal Option: 5K

8:45AM EST
No Shirt/No Medal Option

No Shirt / No Medal Option: 10K

7:15AM EST
No Shirt/No Medal Option

No Shirt / No Medal Option: Feast Mode 15K

7:15AM EST

Kids Fun Run

8:55AM EST

5K

8:45AM EST

10k

7:15AM EST
Run the 10k & the 5k for a total of 15k!

Feast Mode 15k

7:15AM EST
Description

Join us for our 6th Annual Gobble Wobble benefiting United Way of Forsyth County. 

RACE DAY IS THANKSGIVING DAY! THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2021

 

Race registration for this event is SOLD OUT. There will be NO opportunity to register on race day at the race location.

 

We have added a discounted No Shirt / No Medal race registration option for the 5K, 10K and Feast Mode 15K races. Registrants who choose one of these discounted race options will NOT receive a shirt OR a finisher medal. Participants who qualify WILL BE eligible to receive overall and/or age group awards in the 5K and/or 10K events. 
 
Location:
The Halcyon
6365 Halcyon Way
Alpharetta, GA 30005
 
Distances:
  • 5K
  • 10K
  • Feast Mode 15K (Run 10K course first, and then the 5K race to complete 15K)
  • Feast Mode participants will run the 10K course at 7:15 AM. They will then return to the starting line at 8:45 AM to run the 5K course. Finishing both events will complete the Gobble Wobble Feast Mode (15 kilometers).
  • 1K Kids Fun Run (The Kids Fun Run is reserved for kids 10 & under.)

5K, 10K and Feast Mode participants will receive a super-soft long sleeve shirt included with registration or upgrade to a lightweight hoodie! 5K, 10K and Feast Mode participants will receive a finisher medal that corresponds to their event. 

Kids Fun Run participants will receive a t-shirt and a fun run medal.

 

Race benefactor:  A portion of the proceeds for this event benefits the United Way of Forsyth County. 100% of the donations made through the race website benefit the United Way of Forsyth County. 

United Way of Forsyth County, which was founded in 1989, has been working to help bridge the gap between the needs that exist, the services that are provided, and the cost of making those services available to the folks who need them. 

Today, we remain committed to our goal of continuing that support and expanding our programs to include raising awareness of the needs and services that exist within our communities, to the continued measurement of the priority of needs, to facilitating the formation of partnerships and collaborations to address unmet needs, and to cultivate greater support of local providers through volunteer coordination efforts.

United Way Mission: To improve lives in our community by mobilizing the caring power and spirit of our citizens.

United Way Vision: To be a community where all people have the opportunity to engage, thrive and achieve a better quality of life.

 
ABOUT THE RACE:

Name: Thanksgiving Day Gobble Wobble

Distances: 5K, 10K, Feast Mode & Kids Fun Run (Virtual Options for 5K, 10K, Feast Mode 15K)

Date: Thursday, November 25, 2021

Location: 6365 Halcyon Way, Alpharetta, GA 30005 

Contact: North GA Running Co. at 678-771-8270 or via email at northgarunningco@gmail.com

 

REGISTRATION:   

Race Registration will be available (if not sold out) online or at NGRC until Wednesday, November 24th.

  • On site race day registration (if not sold out) will be available starting at 6:35 AM until 15 minutes before race start time. Please be prepared to login to your RunSignUp account in order to register on-site on race day.
  • Race day registration payments can be made in cash or with credit card (no checks).
    Register early to take advantage of discounts and guarantee your shirt* and finisher medal!**
  • Registrations for each event are limited and participants will not be able to register for an event once the cap is reached.

*Guaranteed t-shirt/hoodie if registered by November 17th at 11:59 PM

**Guaranteed medal if registered by November 13th at 11:59 PM.

 
SCHEDULE:

Packet pickup:

  • Sunday, November 21st from 12 PM to 5 PM at NoFo Brew Co. (6150 GA Hwy 400. Ste A,B Cumming, GA 30028).
  • Monday, November 22nd from 12 PM to 6 PM at North GA Running Co. (5485 Bethelview Rd #430, Cumming, GA 30040)
  • Tuesday, November, 23rd from 12 PM to 6 PM at North GA Running Co.
  • Wednesday, November 24th from 12 PM to 5p PM at North GA Running Co.
  • Race morning at race location starting at 6:35 AM

Virtual packets will be mailed after November 26th if not picked up during packet pickup. 

Any race packets for in person runners that are not picked up during packet pickup or on race day will be donated. 

NOTE:  Packets will NOT be available for pickup at North GA Running Co. on Sunday, November 21st. 

 

Race Day Schedule:

10K/Feast Mode at 7:15 AM * 

5K at 8:45 AM **

Kids Fun Run at 8:55 AM (10 minutes after the 5K start time)

*Feast Mode participants will run the 10K course at 7:15 AM. They will then return to the starting line at 8:45 AM to run the 5K course to complete 15 kilometers.

**5K runners will be staggered from fastest at the front to slower runners and walkers towards the back. Runners will be sent out in waves at one-minute intervals. The waves will not be pre-assigned but we ask that you position yourselves according to your estimated finish time. There will be chipped timing in use so your time DOES NOT start until you cross the start line. When lining up for this event, please position yourself in a wave based on your estimated finish times:

  1.  25 minutes & under
  2.  30 minutes & under 
  3.  35 minutes & under
  4.  40 minutes & under
  5.  45 minutes & under
  6.  Walkers & strollers

 

Arrival Times:

  • 10K/Feast Mode runners should plan to arrive by 6:45 AM for a 7:15 AM race start time.
  • 5K runners should plan to arrive by 8:15 AM. The parking garage at the Halcyon will close at 8:15 AM. Those arriving after 8:15 AM will need to park across Ronald Reagan Blvd and walk to the start/finish line (approximately ½ mile). See parking info below for more details.

Event will be held rain or shine.

 
HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES:
  • We will offer multiple race start times with a cap on the number of participants in each distance. 
  • Multiple packet pick up options/locations.
  • Limited number of participants for each event. Once each event is full, additional registrations will not be accepted. 
  • Awards will not be given out at the event.
  • A virtual option is available. Registered runners can switch their registration to the virtual option prior to race day. Please contact us via email at northgarunningco@gmail.com to change your registration to the virtual option.

PARKING:
  • Halcyon Parking Garage B (1460 McFarland Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30005).
  • Big Creek Greenway Halcyon Trailhead Parking Lot (6265 Cortland Walk, Alpharetta, GA 30005 - across Ronald Reagan Blvd from the Halcyon).
 
AWARDS & EXTRAS

Overall male/female

Overall masters male/female 

1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group awards for 5K & 10K, no awards for 15K but runners are eligible to win awards in both the 5K and 10K if qualified. 

***PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE AN AWARD CEREMONY ON SITE POST GOBBLE WOBBLE. Overall and Age Group Awards will be at North GA Running Co. beginning Friday, November 26th. If you are from out of town, please let us know via email (northgarunningco@gmail.com) and we can mail it.

 

****We will continue to monitor local and state COVID guidelines for events regularly and will update our procedures accordingly. Please check back for updates regarding this event as details are subject to change. 

 

*Any items not picked up during packet pickup or on race day will be donated.*

Race Contact Info

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Sponsors
5K ROUTE MAP (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

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10K ROUTE MAP (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO SPONSOR THE GOBBLE WOBBLE?

Please contact the race director via email at northgarunningco@gmail.com

EVENT MAP (PARKING, RESTROOMS, ETC)
Directions

The Halcyon, 6365 Halcyon Way, Alpharetta, GA 30005

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