Go!bbler Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving Day, November 28th, 2019
Go! Time: 8am 
Start and Finish at Go! Running

A Thanksgiving Day Tradition.
The Turkey Trot has grown into the undisputed way to begin Thanksgiving Day for thousands of runners across the nation. Little Rock upholds this tradition with The Go!bbler. Join hundreds of runners, walkers & holiday merrymakers for a little pre-turkey “trot”.

Free Family Fun Run.

A Group Run with no entry fee. It’s NOT A RACE so no timing chips but a whole lot of fun. Run options of 3, 4 or 6.5 mile routes include road, track or trail (4 & 6.5 mile have trail). Costumes are encourages and prizes from Go! Running will be awarded run Morning.

* Meet Santa, * Costume Prizes, * Enter to Win a Pie * Commemorative Go!bbler Shirts for sale.

NEW in 2019 – The Tiny Trot!!

This if for our little runners and walkers, ages 0 to 8, who might not be able to take on the Go!bbler routes. This fun event will start 10 minutes after the Go!bbler participants take off. The closed course will be a short loop that starts and finishes in front of the shop. Kids must be accompanied, but you don’t have to run with them on this spectator friendly course.  Just get them to the start line and cheer them across the finish line!

Run Registration:
FREE family run – simply bring a canned food or cash donation for the Arkansas FoodbankClick here to enter for this Free Run. Register to run and be eligible to win a  Prizes (to be announced later).  Due to the costs we  incur to put on this ever growing fun run, we are asking for an small optional donation that can be made during registration to offset the cost of additional expenses (like porta-potties, Police support, ambulance, water stops, and course markings).

Awesome commemorative long sleeve shirts will be available for $25.  These are super soft and comfortable shirts.

SANTA will be here run morning to collect your canned goods, non-perishable food items and cash donations as your entry fee into The Go!bbler Turkey Trot.  Last year, through your generosity, we donated food and money for 15,000 meals to the Arkansas Food Bank! Right at the time of year they needed it most. Thank you, Arkansas. What a caring community we have.

The Course:
A fun  course that will cover many aspects of running such as road, track, trails, and other “surprises” that is essentially a tour of Hillcrest and The Heights.  The race begins next to Go! Running and finishes back at the store.  Please note, there will be very limited traffic control on this course and runners are responsible their own safety when crossing roads. It’s NOT a race so take your time and enjoy.

There will be run options of 3 miles, 4 miles, and 6.5 miles. The 4 and 6.5 mile options ARE NOT stroller friendly, due to the single track trail. Click HERE to view the 3 mile, 4 mile and 6.5 mile routes. A water stop will be on the course, at 2.25 miles on the 4 mile route, and at 4.5 miles on the 6.5 mile route.

Questions? Come by the store, or call 501-663-6800.
Refreshments. Water, drinks, and light refreshments will be available after the run.
Prizes:  Sign up makes you eligible to win a Thanksgiving Day Pie!!

Go! Running would like to thank our sponsors and friends:
UAMS, LR Athletic Clubs, Westrock Coffee, Old Mill Bread and baker of our pies: Amanda Ivy. Also Pete Tanguay & Rock-Pond Solutions, LR Road Runners and Premium Refreshment Services.

Items that are needed by the Foodbank: 

  • Cornbread/stuffing mix
  • canned meat
  • cranberry sauce
  • canned veggies
  • mashed potato mix
  • canned/instant gravy
  • canned sweet potatoes
  • mac and cheese
  • canned fruit
  • canned pumpkin
  • nuts, all varieties
  • Pies (shelf stable)