Photos and results from Gobble Wobble 2017

Above: Area runners flocked to Trottier to strut their stuff in yesterday’s race. (Photo by Joao Melo)

Almost 1,000 runners and walkers took time out of their Thanksgiving morning over to participate in the 11th annual Gobble Wobble.

As usual, the 5k race sported a mix of serious runners and those trotting for fun.

There was also a wide range of ages. Out of 895 runners, 76 were listed as under 10 years old and almost 150 in the 50+ group. You can find the race results here.

Another 78 participants took on the 2 mile walk. And that doesn’t include participants in the fun run for ages 3-11. (It also doesn’t include all the 4 legged participants and those enjoying the jaunt from their strollers.)

As has become a tradition, several participants sported festive attire. I saw a few runners shaking their tail feathers (or tutus). And there were more than a few turkey hats on display.

Sadly, this year’s photos aren’t anything to brag about. But I’m sharing the few I have to give you a feel for the event. 

(Click thumbnails to enlarge and for photo credits.)

Runners take off (photo by Joao Melo) (photo by Joao Melo) From inside the crowd (photo by Beth Melo)  (photo by Joao Melo)

Motivation Station (photo by Beth Melo) Motivation Station (photo by Beth Melo) Not everyone was running (photo by Beth Melo)  (photo by Beth Melo)

(photo by Alan Bezanson) (photo by Alan Bezanson)

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