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Wilmington YMCA2710 Market St Wilmington, NC 28403
Come join us for the 9th annual Gallop for the Gravy, "The Run for the Hungry" at 8 AM Thanksgiving Day before the turkey and traveling! This fun certified 5K run and 1 Mile Fun Run through the Forest Hills Neighborhood in Wilmington, NC provides a great way to start your Thanksgiving holiday in the spirit of gratitude. Proceeds benefit local organizations focused on alleviating hunger, globally and right here at home; Full Belly Project, Nourish NC, and Mother Hubbard's Cupboard.
Prizes given out for best costume, fastest Rotarian, and Bobblehead Trophies for the 3 fastest runners in each age group! You may even win a prize of a coveted homemade pie for your Thanksgiving feast!
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Event details and schedule
You can register in person at the YMCA on Market St. from 5 until 7 pm on Nov 25th and from 6 to 7:30 am on the day of the race. This scenic certified 5k course starts and finishes at the Wilmington Family YMCA. It takes participants through the Forest Hills neighborhood before finishing back at the YMCA.
Awards will be given to the 1st overall male and female finisher, 1st overall male and female masters, and the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group. There are also door prizes and the famous homemade baked goods from Wilmington West Rotary. These are unique trophies worth running for. Registration and packet pickup will take place on Wednesday, November 25th from 5-7PM at the YMCA, and on race day from 6-7:30 at the YMCA.