COME EARLY! Traffic and parking will be time consuming.
Packet pick-up and walk-up registration opens at 6:30 am. The stage festivities starts at 7:00 am and the walk starts at 8:00 am.
The Grateful Gobbler Walk is a 5K.
Restrooms are available within Coolidge Park.
6:30 am – Packet pickup and walk up registration begins
7:15 am – Stage festivities begin
8:00 am – Runners start the 5K and walkers follow
Yes, runners will start at 8:00 am. Walkers start at 8:05 am.
No tickets or citations will be given on Thanksgiving Day. You can park anywhere you can find an open parking spot.
Pets are welcome to participate in the Grateful Gobbler along the route from start to finish, but they are not allowed within Coolidge Park (including the Pavilion). Ask a friend to pick up your shirt in the Pavilion and then hang out on River Street near the Start arch. You won’t miss a beat. *Please pick up after your pooch.
Absolutely. The Grateful Gobbler Walk is a walk, roll, and stroll 5K.
Yes. Volunteers will be handing out water at “The Turn” about halfway through the route.
The event is not timed. The Grateful Gobbler Walk is a walk, roll, and stroll 5K. We do welcome runners to participate and appreciate the support.
Cash, checks, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express).
Go to Lost and Found, which will be located in the pavilion at Coolidge Park during the event.
Yes. Parkridge Medical Center will be providing an ambulance and medical staff for the event.