2014 Outer Banks Running Club OBX GOBBLER 5K & FUN RUN

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Date(s) - 11/27/2014
8:00 am

Village at Nags Head/Outer Banks Mall


RUN, EAT, NAP. The Outer Banks Running Club once again invites you to start off your Thanksgiving morning with a calorie deficit by traversing (run/trot/walk/stroll) a family-friendly 5k course through the Village at Nags Head while enjoying views of the Roanoke sound!

Outer Banks Running Club OBX GOBBLER 5K & FUN RUN
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday November 27, 2014
8:00 am
The Village at Nags Head
Nags Head, NC
Presented by the Outer Banks Running Club
Race Director: Matt Witter
Asst. Race Directors: Wendy Murray, Ron Farley, Robin Chenoweth, Pete Barranti, & Shane Miles
Email:  obxgobbler@gmail.com

5k $30
Fun Run $5

Beneficiary:  This event serves as the primary fundraiser each year for your race organizer, the Outer Banks Running Club.  Proceeds enable our Club to serve its members and our community & visitors through races, clinics, group runs, club coaching, social events, etc.  For more information or to join, click here:  http://www.outerbanksrunningclub.org/general-membership/ .

Registration:  Online registration will close at noon on Monday 11/24/14 (or sooner if race capacity is reached).  Walk-up registration may be available during packet pick-up if the event is not full, but your best is to register online now!  5k participants registered before noon on Thursday 11/13/14 will receive a race shirt (long-sleeve cotton, Unisex sizes Youth M, L and Adult XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL).  There is no race shirt for Fun Run participants.  Click here to register for the 2014 OBRC Outer Banks Gobbler 5k & Fun Run: https://www.raceit.com/Register/?event=28002

Course Map & Information:  http://connect.garmin.com/activity/130811756  A digital race clock will be positioned at the start/finish for you to keep track of your own time (there will be no chip timing).  Baby strollers, wagons, jog strollers are allowed (and encouraged for that matter, but for safety’s sake please be sure to position yourself toward the back at the start).  We’re sorry, but bikes, scooters, skateboards, motorized vehicles, “wheelie shoes”, and dogs are not permitted.  The Fun Run will start at approximately 9:00am and is 9/10 of a mile in length.

On-course Hydration & Medical Services:  Water station near mid-point of the course.  Dare County EMS will be on-call.

Finisher Awards for 5k & Fun Run
First Place Overall Male & Female*
Individual with best Thanksgiving-themed running attire*
Group with best “team/family” shirts*
Sweeper (please indicate during registration if you are interested)*


Packet Pick-up:  Sponsored by ROANOKE ISLAND RUNNING COMPANY (Website:  http://www.roanokeislandrun.com/, Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RoanokeIslandRunningCompany). Packet pick-up will be held Wednesday 11/26/14 from 4:00-7:30pm in the Runners Loft at Roanoke Island Running Company (107 F Budleigh Street, Manteo).  RIRC will be conducting drawings for giveaways and is offering all race participants a discount of 10% off nutrition & shoes and 15% off everything else in the store (Garmin products excluded). Race Day packet pick-up will also be available from 7:00-7:45am on-site near Outer Banks Furniture.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, please help us help our community members in need – your donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items will be collected and delivered to our local food pantry, thank you!

Post-race Hospitality:  Light breakfast for registered participants only.  No alcohol is permitted.

Parking:  Outer Banks Mall, 5000 S. Croatan Highway, Nags Head (Milepost 14.5 on 158).  No parking is allowed at the Food Lion (they will be open) or the Outback Steakhouse.

Directions http://nagsheadshopping.com/location/

Refunds/Transfers/Inclement Weather:  This is a fundraising event and there will be no refunds or transfers.  The race will be held rain or shine, but may be delayed or cancelled in the event of unsafe weather conditions (ex. lightning).

Volunteers:  Please email us at obxgobbler@gmail.com if you are interested in helping with the race!