The 44th Annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble 5K

The annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble is a U.S. Track & Field certified five kilometer race that winds through historic downtown Charleston and out to the peninsula. Marked by beautiful scenery and historic landmarks, the majority of the course is flat – descending slightly in the first half of the race to the peninsula and then rising on the return route.


The Race Expo will be Wednesday, November 24th from 9am – 6pm. Packet pick-up is at the tent on the Northeast side of Marion Square, adjacent to Embassy Suites (337 Meeting St.).


7:00am – 8:45am – Race Day Registration/Packet Pick-Up

9:00am – 5K Run & Walk

9:00am – 11:00am – Post Race Celebration Begins

10:30am – Children’s Fun Run

Awards to follow Children’s Fun Run


Top runners will receive a gift card (up to a $500 value)


The Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble is more than just a run – it’s a race and party in one! Join us after the race for music, free food and beer (for 21+) as well as plenty of activities for the younger ones.

You’ll be able dance away the aches of the day to your favorite tunes provided by DJ. Activities for the younger audience will provide memories of a lifetime. And we promise that we will have tons of Healthy treats for everyone before you GOBBLE after you WOBBLE!


Check your time at the results tent and then stick around for the awards ceremony. Prizes go to the top three finishers in each age/gender group. Cash prizes are awarded in the amount of $500, $250 and $100 to the top three male and female finishers, respectively. The winner of the Master and Grand Master groups will also receive a check for $100.

Even if you didn’t turn out to be the fastest of the bunch, stick around – we’ll be giving away random prizes such as gift cards to Dick’s Sporting Goods and more!

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