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OBX Gobbler 5K & Fun


Thu November 23 2017
Location: Nags Head, NC US 27959 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Outer Banks Running Club

If you have not claimed your Outer Banks Running Club membership please do so before registering for this event. Once you have claimed your membership a discount will be applied to your registration. You can claim your membership by searching for your name and clicking the "is this you?" link next to it: https://runsignup.com/Club/PublicMembers/1100

Events
Event Time Price Details
Outer Banks Running Club OBX GOBBLER 5K
Time
8:00AM EST - 9:00AM EST
N/A
Fun Run
Time
9:00AM EST - 9:30AM EST
N/A
Place
The Village of Nags Head
Nags Head, NC US 27959
Description

Outer Banks Running Club OBX GOBBLER 5K & FUN RUN

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday November 23, 2017

8:00 am

The Village at Nags Head

Nags Head, NC

 

Presented by the Outer Banks Running Club

 

Email:  obxrunningclub@gmail.com

Club Website: http://www.outerbanksrunningclub.org/ 

Club Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/70724044388/

Outer Banks Gobbler Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Outer-Banks-Gobbler-and-Little-Giblet-Fun-Run/211848065546560

 

Pricing:  5k $30  5k OUTER BANKS RUNNING CLUB MEMBERS ONLY $20  Fun Run $5  

Beneficiary:  This event serves as the primary fundraiser each year for your race organizer, the Outer Banks Running Club.  Proceeds enable our Club to serve its members and our community & visitors through races, clinics, group runs, club coaching, social events, etc.  For more information or to join, click here:  http://www.outerbanksrunningclub.org/general-membership/ .

Registration:  Online registration will close at noon on Monday 11/20/17 (or sooner if race capacity is reached).  Walk-up registration may be available during packet pick-up if the event is not full, but your best is to register online now!  5k participants registered before noon - 12:00pm on Wednesday 11/08/17 will receive a race shirt (long-sleeve cotton, Unisex sizes Youth M, L and Adult XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL).  We will order extras for those participants who register after the deadline, but your requested size is not guaranteed.  There is no race shirt for Fun Run participants.  Click here to register for the 2016 OBRC Outer Banks Gobbler 5k & Fun Run:

Course Map & Information:  http://connect.garmin.com/activity/130811756  A digital race clock will be positioned at the start/finish for you to keep track of your own time (there will be no chip timing).  Baby strollers, wagons, jog strollers are allowed (and encouraged for that matter, but for safety’s sake please be sure to position yourself toward the back at the start).  We’re sorry, but bikes, scooters, skateboards, motorized vehicles, “wheelie shoes”, and dogs are not permitted.  The Fun Run will start at approximately 9:00am and is 9/10 of a mile in length.

On-course Hydration & Medical Services:  Water station near mid-point of the course.  Dare County EMS will be on-call.

Awards: Finisher Awards for 5k & Fun Run First Place Overall Male & Female* Sweeper (please indicate during registration if you are interested)* * Award is sponsored by ROANOKE ISLAND RUNNING COMPANY

Packet Pick-up:  Sponsored by ROANOKE ISLAND RUNNING COMPANY (Website:  http://www.roanokeislandrun.com/, Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RoanokeIslandRunningCompany). Packet pick-up will be held Wednesday 11/22/17 from 4:00-7:00pm in the Runners Loft at Roanoke Island Running Company (107 F Budleigh Street, Manteo).  Race Day packet pick-up will also be available from 7:00-7:45am on-site near Outer Banks Furniture.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, please help us help our community members in need - your donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items will be collected and delivered to our local food pantry, thank you!

Post-race Hospitality:  Light breakfast for registered participants only.  No alcohol is permitted. 

Parking:  Outer Banks Mall, 5000 S. Croatan Highway, Nags Head (Milepost 14.5 on 158).  No parking is allowed at the Food Lion (they will be open) or the Outback Steakhouse.

Directions http://nagsheadshopping.com/location/

Refunds/Transfers/Inclement Weather:  This is a fundraising event and there will be no refunds or transfers.  The race will be held rain or shine, but may be delayed or cancelled in the event of unsafe weather conditions (ex. lightning).

Volunteers:  Please email us at obxrunningclub@gmail.com if you are interested in helping with the race!

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