Welcome to the 2019 Greensboro Gobbler

Thanksgiving Day

November 28th, 2019
9:00 AM – 1 Mile  I  9:30 AM – 5K Run/Walk

Race Description

Welcome to the 19th Annual Greensboro Gobbler.  Registration is now open and we encourage you to sign up soon.  There is NO race day registration. We are excited to continue this race in downtown Greensboro for the 3rd year. Come join us at Center City Park on Thanksgiving morning!

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

Race Morning








Additional Event Information Below

Race Morning

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Late Packet Pickup
  • 9:00 AM: 1 Mile Run/Walk Starts
  • 9:30 AM: 5K Run/Walk Starts
  • 10:30 AM: Awards Ceremony
  • The race is located at Center City Park in Greensboro, NC. Center City Park, located in the heart of downtown Greensboro, fills the block between North Elm and North Davie Streets and is bordered on the south by West Friendly Avenue and on the north by the Renaissance Tower office building.

    The Park’s main entrance is at 200 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401

Bib Number Pickup

  • Tuesday 11/26 from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 11/27 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    • Omega Sports, 2431 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 2740

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 numbers will be available 11/25/19  ::bib lookup

Registration Pricing



  • $15 through 5/31
  • $20 from 6/1 through 9/30
  • $25 from 10/1 through 10/31
  • $30 from 11/1 through 11/15
  • $40 from 11/16 through Race Day

1 Mile

  • $10 through 5/31
  • $15 from 6/1 through 9/30
  • $20 from 10/1 through 11/27
  • $25 Race Day

Note: Registration will be available at packet pickup, and on race morning (cash and check ONLY)




  • Custom Greensboro Gobbler Long Sleeve T-Shirt
  • Unisex Sizes (Youth S – Adult XXL available)
  • Available as a $5 add-on with your registration
  • If you did not purchase your shirt by 11/1, sizes will be available on a first come first serve basis



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+

2019 Greensboro Gobbler Course

Same as the 2017 and 2018 route


Center City Park

Race Location: Center City Park

Greene Street Parking Deck

Greene Street Parking Deck

Davie Street Parking Deck

Davie Street Parking Deck

Bellemeade Street Parking Deck

Bellemeade Street Parking Deck

Church Street Parking Deck

Church Street Parking Deck

Greene Street Deck
Parking Garage
211 S Greene St
(336) 373-2113

Davie Street Parking
Parking Garage
109 E Market St
(336) 373-2136

Bellemeade Street Deck
Parking Garage
220 N Greene St

Church Street Deck
Parking Garage
215 N Church St

Results and Photos

Results will be updated during the race.

Your results should appear online in approximately a few minutes after you cross the finish line.

2018 Results >> 2018 Results

2017 Results >> 2017 Results

2016 Results >> 2016 Results

2015 Results >> 2015 Results

2014 Results >> 2014 Results

2013 Results >> 2013 Results

Race Photos

2018 Pictures

2017 Pictures

2016 Pictures

2015 Pictures

2014 Pictures

2013 Pictures

2012 Pictures

2011 Pictures

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Race Rules and Cancellation Policy


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.

 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.