620 Greenwood Drive, Grove City, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States

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Activities: Running race, 5K (3.1 Miles)

*We will not be staging race day packet pick up in Dunkin' Donuts like previous years. Instead, race day packet pick up will be outside by the parking area. 

General Info: The 7th Annual Grateful Gallop presented by GCAFCU will take place on Thanksgiving Day at 9:00 AM in Grove City, PA. The race starts on Greenwood Drive and travels along the Hunter Farm bike path. The Grateful Gallop 5k supports the Grove City Community Food Pantry! There will be a donation box to collect non-perishable food and toiletries.

Packet Pick Up: Pre-race packet pickup will be at GCAFCU (1600 S. Center St. Ext.) from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Tuesday 11/22 and Wednesday 11/23. Race day packet pickup at the start/finish area from 7:15-9:00 AM. 

Awards: There will be no awards ceremony on race day. A virtual awards ceremony will be posted on YouTube in the week following the event. Awards will be mailed to the Top 5 Overall Male and Female finishers, plus the top 3 in the following age categories: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over. Please allow 2-4 weeks for awards to arrive. 

Shirts: In order to be guaranteed a race shirt, you must register on or before Friday, November 4th.

Refreshments: prepackaged refreshments provided at the finish. 

Course: Flat & Fast. There will be a water station near the halfway point. Men's course record: Jed Christiansen 15:18 (2017). Women's Course Record: Eden Slater 19:12 (2021).

Timing: This race is being chip timed by Wolf Creek Race Management

Parking: Parking will be available at the Grove City College Colonial Hall lot where the old Middle School used to be.

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Grateful Gallop 5k presented by GCAFCU

    Activity Starts: 11/24/2022 09:00 - Activity Ends: 11/24/2022 10:30
    Registration opens : 2/1/2022 00:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Long Sleeve Performance shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 2/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/1/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $25.50
      Processing fee : $3.10
    • Registration opens : 8/2/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 10/30/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $28.50
      Processing fee : $3.10
    • Registration opens : 10/31/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/14/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $32.50
      Processing fee : $3.60
    • Registration opens : 11/15/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 11/24/2022 07:00
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.60

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