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Galloping Gobbler Thanksgiving Day Runs

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November 22, 2018 (Thursday)
4 Miles
University of St Francis
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Fort Wayne's Thanksgiving Day Run. Start a new Thanksgiving family tradition.

Packet pick-up is fast - leaving you time to enjoy the music, the fellowship and the entertainment of the costume turkey and, yes, the live turkey before the start.

Packet pick-up takes place at Hutzell Athletic Center on the University of Saint Francis campus from 5:30 to 8 pm on Wednesday night and then from 7 am on Thanksgiving morning.

Race start is at 8:30 am.

Event Start Location
Hutzell Athletic Center on the campus of the University of St Francis is located on Leesburg Road south of Spring Street. Located just west of downtown, it is also easily accessible from the I-69/Hwy 14 (Illinois Rd) interchange. 1100 Leesburg Road, Fort Wayne IN 46808

Course Description
The Galloping Gobbler has become Fort Wayne’s new family tradition for Thanksgiving. Make room for the turkey and trimmings by running the four mile Galloping Gobbler course or the newer 15K long course alternative.

Race start is 8:30 am at the Hutzell Athletic Center on the campus of the University of Saint Francis. The Galloping Gobbler takes you through Fort Wayne’s historic Lindenwood Cemetery with its winding trails on gently rolling, wooded hills. The 4 Mile runners and walkers finish back at campus on the corner of Leesburg and Lansing.



Awards
The first 250 recipients receive pumpkin spice bread at the finish lines.

Packet Pickup / Expo
6 PM to 8 PM on Wednesday night, November 24th, at the Hutzell Athletic Center on campus.

Timing / Results
Timing is by eRunner Timing.

Post Race Activities
Food and music. Post race showers are available at the Hutzell Athletic Center.

Parking
Campus parking adjacent to the Hutzell Center start.
 
 

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