The 3rd Annual Wilson Gobble Wobble

5k and 1 mile fun run, walk, or wobble!


Congratulations to Aspen & Ryker’s Turkey Lurkeys who won the 2018 Community Turkey Team Challenge! Team Brandon leader Brandon J. can be seen passing on the Golden Turkey. Will you be able to take The Turkey home next year?!


Thursday, November 28, 2019, will be the 3rd annual running of the Arc of Wilson County Gobble Wobble.  The event is a non-sanctioned 5k and family fun run open to people of ALL AGES & ABILITIES.  Thanksgiving Day runs are a tradition and hugely successful across the country. 

The Arc is excited to continue this new tradition in Wilson! The Gobble Wobble is more than just a race – it’s an opportunity to celebrate the start of the season of giving.

Event Summary:

  • 7:15 – 8:15 a.m. Registration

  • 8:30 a.m. 5K Run

  • 9:30 a.m. One Mile Family Fun Run

This year, all 5K participants can place their order for their free official Wilson Gobble Wobble shirt when they register through November 7th. All Fun Run registrations will have the option to add on a shirt with their registration for as little as $8! 


1 Mile Fun Run, Walk, and Wobble

All ages and abilities - $10


5K Run

Adults - $30

Children 12 and Under - $10

Individuals with I/DD - $10


Food Drive

The Arc of Wilson County will be hosting a food drive for The Wilson Crisis Center in order to help restock their food pantry! Please bring any non-perishable food items the morning of the race to be collected.

Community Challenge Turkey Team

Businesses, Churches, Friends, Families – Register online to create a “Turkey Team” which will put you in the running to win the Community Challenge. The group with the largest number of participants within their team will win the coveted golden turkey trophy. This trophy will be awarded after the race and will be hosted at the winning teams location all year, until the next Arc Gobble Wobble. Arrive on race day with your team colors and have a blast!

Local School Challenge Team

Teachers, Students, Faculty at a Wilson County School – Register online and create a Turkey Team which will put you in the running to win the Local School Challenge.  The school with the most team participants will win $250 for your school’s Exceptional Children (EC) department!  Be sure to wear your school colors for added spirit.