Story from 2014 and 2013.

A Thanksgiving Day Tradition.
The Turkey Trot has grown into the undisputed way to begin Thanksgiving Day for thousands of runners across the nation. Little Rock upholds this tradition with The Go!bbler.
Join hundreds of runners, walkers & holiday merrymakers for a little pre-turkey “trot”.

Free Family Fun Run.

A Group Run, no entry fee, no chips, no timing but a whole lot of fun. Run options of 3, 4 or 6.5 mile routes include road, track or trail (4 & 6.5 mile have trail).* Meet Santa, * Costume Prizes, * Enter to Win a Pie * Commemorative Go!bbler Shirts for sale.

Run Registration:
FREE family run – simply bring a canned food or cash donation for the Arkansas Foodbank. Click here to enter for this Free Run.
Register to run and be eligible to win a  Prizes (to be announced later).  This year, due to the costs we will incur to put on this ever growing fun run, we are asking for an small optional donation that can be made during registration to offset the cost of additional expenses like porta-potties and police help.

Awesome commemorative long sleeve shirts will be available for $25.  These are super soft and comfortable “Comfort Color” shirts. Preview here!

SANTA will be here run morning to collect your canned goods, non-perishable food items and cash donations as your entry fee into The Go!bbler Turkey Trot.  Last year, through your generosity, we donated over 2,300 lbs of food to the Arkansas Food Bank, right at the time of year they needed it most!

NEW in 2019 – The Tiny Trot!!

This if for our little runners and walkers, ages 0 to 8, who might not be able to take on the Go!bbler routes. This fun event will start 10 minutes after the Go!bbler participants take off. The closed course will be a short loop that starts and finishes in front of the shop. Kids must be accompanied, but you don’t have to run with them on this spectator friendly course.  Just get them to the start line and cheer them across the finish line!

The Course:
A fun  course that will cover many aspects of running such as road, track, trails, and other “surprises” that is essentially a tour of Hillcrest and The Heights.  The race begins next to Go! Running and finishes back at the store.  Please note, there will be very limited traffic control on this course and runners are responsible their own safety when crossing roads.
There will be run options of 3 miles, 4 miles, and 6.5 miles tha same as last year.
The 4 and 6.5 mile options ARE NOT stroller friendly, due to the single track trail.
Click HERE for the 3 and 4 mile routes,  click HERE for the 6.5 mile route.
A water stop will be on the course, at 2.25 miles on the 4 mile route, and at 4.5 miles on the 6.5 mile route.

Questions? Come by the store, or call 501-663-6800
Refreshments. Water, drinks, and light refreshments will be available after the run.

Items that are needed by the Foodbank: 

 

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