Gobbler 5K & Giblet Fun Run

Date: November 22, 2012
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Phone: 252-305-1002


4th Annual Outer Banks Gobbler 5K

Little Giblet Fun Run


AKA (also known as-this year)

The 2012 Outer Banks

Thanksgiving Triathalon-Run, Eat, Nap
Zero Training to Elite Levels Welcome


Thanksgiving Day, Nags Head, NC

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

Nags Head   Village, Nags Head, NC

8:00 am


Contact: obxgobbler5k@gmail.com


Outer Banks Gobbler on Facebook


We went a little new and a little retro with this year’s theme!


Run, Walk, Trot, Stroll the out and back course through the picturesque Village at Nags Head and enjoy views of the Roanoke sound.


This 5k is a family and community fellowship event in the spirit the holiday.  Baby strollers, wagons, jogging strollers ARE ALLOWED in the field; we just station this group of participants in the rear of the race field.  No bikes, scooters, skateboards, motorized vehicles, “wheelie shoes”, or dogs permitted.  As a family and community event, this is a Non-Alcohol Event.


AWARDS: Pumpkin Cheesecake to the overall Winner.  Other delicious homemade goodies will be awarded across the race field.   Special hand-carved awards by OBRC Coach, Andy Garza. 


Bragging Trophies to: 1-The Individual sporting the best theme running attire and 2-The Best Group Shirt!


The SWEEPER-last one in gets an apple pie!  The sweeper assists the race by volunteering to be the last Gobbler-making sure they are the last one-and helps race crew by letting them know they are the sweeper when they pass.   TO BE THE SWEEPER-this year-all those vying for the title-will line up for a SHORT sprint-that is a run-to grab the empty pie plate that they will carry along the course to help the crew identify the sweeper.




5K Field Limit: 500

Little Giblet: 100


Registration is final.  As a charitable event, there are neither refunds nor transfers.


Registration and Race Fee includes event shirt, and post-race hospitality breakfast, and Finisher Gift  (no medal this year-the Gobbler wanted something new-and it is really cool!)  to everyone in the 5k or Little Giblet. 


REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR GUARANTEED SHIRT SIZE IS MIDNIGHT, NOV. 11TH.   2012 Shirts are color (really awesome!) short-sleeve technical/wicking shirt. 


 5K Shirt Sizes, XS (recommended for youth), S, M, L, XL, XXL   No exchanges for size.  Those on the small to medium side of small, may wish to order XS. 


PRICING: 5K:  $25 through Nov. 11, ages 18 and over
$20 ages under 18

After November 11th , $30 if space is available.   No shirt guarantee. 


Little Giblet: $ 4


Gobbler Grub Ticket: $5  Spectator/Guest Post-Race Hospitality Ticket.  Purchase deadline is November 15th


Gobbler hospitality post-race is available to registered Gobbler/Giblet registered participants only.    Family/Friends can join their Gobblers and Giblets for breakfast for $5.  Wristband required-issued at packet pick-up.  No tickets available for purchase after Nov. 15th


Gobbler Gear

Buy a  2012 Technical shirt (because someone else wants one too) $15  online order through Nov. 11th.


2011 Long-sleeve shirts-available at Wednesday evening packet-pick-up and race day. 


Online registration ends Midnight Friday, November 16th  or before if the race hits the field limit. $30.  


Outer Banks Gobbler updates will be regular on the Outer Banks Gobbler Facebook page.   

Gobbler 5K Schedule 

Packet Pick-up  Wednesday, Nov. 21st 4-7:30 pm  Outer Banks Sports Club, 2413 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959  or

Race Day onsite-Outer Banks Mall, 5000 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-Outback Steakhouse area.  6:30-7:30 am.


Parking-Only at Outer Banks Mall, avoid Food Lion parking as the store will be open for customers, away from Out Back  Steakhouse as that is event operations and staging, park as close to S. Croatan/158 Bypass as possible-away from stores.  There is plenty of parking in the mall area. 



            6:30-7:30 am Packet Pick-up

                   7:45 am   Sweeper Wanna Be Sprint-off/Announcements, Pre-lims

                   8:00 am   Turkey Call/Race Start

                   9:00 am   Feathers Fly-Race End

                   9:10 am   Little Giblets Take to Road for Fun!

                 8:30-10:00 am Thanksgiving-Post Race Feast, awards, potluck./

                10:15 am   Gobblers on their own for the day to Continue Eating and Nap. 

                11:00 am   Finish Clean-up/Depart


Food for Thought: In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we will be collecting canned goods/non-perishable food items for the local Food Bank.


REGISTER!   Event Shirt Deadline Guarantee Nov. 11th Midnight



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