The Inaugural

Arc of Wilson County Gobble Wobble

5K and Fun Run


Thursday, November 23, 2017, will see the inaugural running of the Arc of Wilson County Gobble Wobble.  The event will be 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 bring a new tradition to 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
  • 10:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony

Long sleeved T-shirt guaranteed for the first 150 adult 5k registrants/short sleeved t-shirt for the first 75 youth 5k registrants guaranteed

Awards will be given to our First Female, Male, and Youth Runner and First Female, Male, and Youth Runner/Walker with special needs!  All participants of the 1 mile fun run/walk will receive a ribbon.


1 Mile Fun Run, Walk, and Wobble

All ages and abilities - $5 (Race day registration is $8)


5K Run


Adults - $25(Race day registration is $30)

Children 12 and Under - Free

Individuals with I/DD - Free


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. 

Register online at by clicking the button on the left below or feel free to click the button on the right to print and fill out your registration information.