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Lexington Gobble Wobble 5k

Thu November 23, 2023 Directions


5k Run/Walk

9:00AM EST - 11:00AM EST


2022 Race Results are now available! View them here.

The Lexington-Rockbridge Jaycees are excited to be continuing Lexington's best Thanksgiving tradition with the 12th Annual Lexington Gobble Wobble 5k!

On Thanksgiving Day, we will be hosting both a 5k (walk or run) and Children's Fun Run, making this a community event the whole family can participate in! So come out and enjoy the festivities, but don't worry, we'll still get you home in time to put the turkey in the oven!

*Children's Fun Run Registration will be available starting at 7:30am of the day of the race, and a guardian must be present to sign the waiver. 

Open to runners/walkers of all abilities. Strollers welcome. Pets on a leash are welcome. 


  • 7:30am - Registration Opens (5K & Children's Fun Run)
  • 8:30am - Children’s Fun Run Start
  • 8:45am - Warm-up
  • 9:00am - 5K Race Start
  • Awards presentation & photos with Gobble Wobble turkey mascot to follow.

Race Amenities:

  • Chip timed
  • Pre-registered 5k participants will receive long-sleeve race t-shirt WHILE supplies last (must register by Nov. 6th to guarantee a shirt)***
  • Post-race water and refreshments
  • Overall and age group awards in the 5k

***The deadline to receive a t-shirt is November 1th. If you register after that date, we cannot guarantee a Gobble Wobble t-shirt but will have extra shirts available while supplies last. Sponsors must send in materials by Wednesday, Oct. 25 to be included on t-shirts. 


  • Tuesday, November 21 at Walkabout Outfitter from 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday, November  22 at Lex Running Shop from 10am to 5pm

We want to thank all of our wobblers for making the 2022 Gobble Wobble a success! To view the race results and photos of the Gobble Wobble 5k, please click here

**Have questions? We'd love to answer them! Send us an email at:!**


Upper Maury River Middle School Parking Lot

Race Contact Info

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Race Map

The Race begins and ends at Maury River Middle/Upper Lot and runs through a scenic downtown. 


Upper Maury River Middle School Parking Lot


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