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Gobbler 5K, 10K & Half Marathon

November 11, 2023

Ocklawaha, FL

Get ready to gobble up the miles and feast on fun at the Gobbler 5K, 10K & Half Marathon in scenic Ocklawaha FL! This November 11th, join us for a gob-smackingly good time, where runners will race their drumsticks off, leaving no cranberry unturned in this gobbling extravaganza!
Get ready to gobble up the miles and feast on fun at the Gobbler 5K, 10K & Half Marathon in scenic Ocklawaha FL! This November 11th, join us for a gob-smackingly good time, where runners will race their drumsticks off, leaving no cranberry unturned in this gobbling extravaganza!
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About The Gobbler 5K, 10K & Half Marathon

Get ready to lace up your running shoes and join the excitement of the Gobbler 5K, 10K & Half Marathon on November 11, 2023, in the picturesque city of Ocklawaha, FL. This highly anticipated event promises to be a memorable experience for all participants.

Starting at 8:00 AM, this race offers options for all skill levels, with the 5K and 10K routes providing a stunning out-and-back course that showcases the natural beauty of Ocklawaha. Runners can immerse themselves in the serene surroundings, enjoying the calming presence of nature as they push towards their personal goals. The Half Marathon course is not for the faint of heart, challenging runners to conquer the route four times, but providing them with a sense of accomplishment like no other.

All finishers will receive a themed medal as a token of their achievement, serving as a lasting reminder of the grit and determination displayed throughout the race. Additionally, age group awards based on series points will be presented at the end of each calendar year, adding an extra element of competition and recognition for participants.

Beyond the race itself, Ocklawaha offers a wealth of charm and delightful quirks. Fun facts about the city include its name, which is derived from the Seminole language and means “muddy,” reflecting its watery landscapes and marshy terrain. Known for its natural springs, Ocklawaha is the perfect backdrop for a race that celebrates the harmony between athleticism and the great outdoors.

As for the weather in mid-November, runners can expect mild temperatures, making it an ideal time to break a sweat while enjoying the crisp Florida air. The combination of comfortable weather and breathtaking scenery will undoubtedly enhance the overall experience of this race.

In conclusion, the Gobbler 5K, 10K & Half Marathon is a must-attend event for any passionate runner seeking an exhilarating challenge amidst the enchanting landscapes of Ocklawaha. So, grab your running buddies, register on RunSignup, and get ready to embark on a journey that will be filled with accomplishments, camaraderie, and the sheer joy of crossing that finish line. Let your inner turkey soar and gobble up the joy of this unforgettable half marathon experience.

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