Marshall Area YMCA, Marshall, Lyon County, Minnesota, United States

Start Date

11/25/2021

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Activities: Running race, Virtual race, 1 Mile, 5K (3.1 Miles)

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It's that time of year again, and we are PUMPED to gear up for another Gobble Wobble 5K!! We LOVE thanksgiving, and in celebration: come lace up those running shoes and "Wobble" before you "Gobble!" It's guaranteed to be a great day to shake your tail feathers in the sunshine, snow, or rain. 

The race will also be chipped timed, so count on VERY accurate timing! 

We are excited to provide a good time.

Pricing Information: 

Gobble Wobble Pricing:

  • July 26-August 31: $30 EARLY BIRD GETS THE WORM
  • September 1-October 15: $35 GOBBLER SPECIAL
  • October 16-November 5: $40 REGULAR REGISTATION [Apparel Deadline: November 5th]
  • November 6-November 25: $45   LATE REGISTRATION

Free Range Gobble Wobble Pricing:  Gobble Wobble is the beloved annual YMCA Thanksgiving 5K in Marshall. This year, we will continue to have virtual options! Take your turkey trot the morning of Thanksgiving... or not! Complete the 5K any time Thanksgiving Weekend 11/25-28.

Where the finish line is - is up to you! Track your miles and compete virtually, or enjoy the 5K on your own.  

July 26-August 31: $30 EARLY BIRD GETS THE WORM
September 1-October 15: $35 GOBBLER SPECIAL
October 16-November 5: $40 REGULAR REGISTATION [Apparel Deadline: November 5th]
November 6-November 25: $45   LATE REGISTRATION

Mashed Potato Pricing:

  • August 2-October 30: $15   Early Bird Pricing
  • October 31-November 18: $20 Regular Registration
Packet Pick Up Information
  • Pick Up will be organized November 24 between 5:30-7pm by Last Name. 
  • To avoid congestion of lines, participants will also be given recommended pick up times. Race packets WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE BEFORE 5:30 pm.
  • You CAN have someone pick up your packet for you if you are unable to.
  • Day of Check In and Pick Up will occur from  7AM-8:30 AM on Thursday-November 25 (The morning of the race).
Other Important Information
  • The Marshall Area YMCA will be open during its normal hours. The Lobby and Gymnasium will be available to warm up and wait for the race. 
  • There are bathrooms and locker rooms available for use.
  • There are Sweatshirt for those who did not register before the November 5th deadline, but these will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • The Race is Chipped Timed.
  • There will be water available at the half way point of the race. 
  • The route will be guided by volunteers. Please do not make any turns until a volunteer guides you! 
  • Portions of the race will be salted and cleared if necessary. However, roads are not closed, so please be aware of your surroundings at all times! 
  • The Mashed Potato Mile Race will begin at 8 AM. Please start lining up for this race around 7:50 AM. 
  • The Gobble Wobble will begin at 8:30am Please start lining up for the race around 8:20am.
  • Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leashes are welcome. If you plan to walk the race, please be courteous of your fellow participants and line up near the back of the chute. This will allow those running for personal bests to get out of the chute quickly.
  • Please tag the YMCA, and let us be able to celebrate your accomplishment together!

Thank you for starting your Thanksgiving Day with us at the Marshall Area YMCA!

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Mashed Potato Mile Kids Run

    Activity Starts: 11/25/2021 08:00 - Activity Ends: 11/25/2021 08:30
    Registration opens : 7/26/2021 01:01
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Long Sleeved T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 7/26/2021 01:01
      Registration closes : 10/31/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $15.00
      Processing fee : $1.87
    • Registration opens : 10/31/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 11/18/2021 08:59
      Race fee : $20.00
      Processing fee : $2.16


  2. Gobble Wobble 5K

    Activity Starts: 11/25/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends: 11/25/2021 10:30
    Registration opens : 7/26/2021 09:31
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Hoodie
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 7/26/2021 09:31
      Registration closes : 9/1/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 9/1/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 10/16/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 10/16/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 11/8/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.32
    • Registration opens : 11/8/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 11/25/2021 09:59
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $3.61


  3. Free Range Gobble Wobble -We have virtual options!

    Activity Starts: 11/25/2021 08:30 - Activity Ends: 11/28/2021 12:00
    Registration opens : 11/5/2021 19:32
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 11/5/2021 19:32
      Registration closes : 11/6/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $3.61


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