The Gobble Gallop is a celebration of community, family, running, and fun! Join us on Thanksgiving Day for your choice of one of three events: The Gobble Gallop 5K, Tough Turkey 1 Mile, or the Gobble Giddy Up! Kids’ Run. The Gobble Gallop is one of the largest running events in the Twin Ports drawing thousands of participants each year.
Bib Pick-up Dates | Times | Locations:
*You can check-in yourself and others.
*Someone else can check you in and pick up your bib and stuff for you.
*If you are checking in on Thanksgiving morning- arrive early!
- Tuesday, November 21st: 2:00-6:00pm - At Duluth Running Company
- Wednesday, November 22nd: noon-6:00pm - At Duluth Running Company
- Race Day, November 23rd: 7:30-9:15am - At the Start/Finish Area (12th Ave E & London Rd)
5K CheckIn: 7:30-9:15am
1-Mile CheckIn: 7:30-8:45am
1/4- Mile CheckIn: 7:30-8:30am
- You are able to transfer your registration from the 5K to the 1-Mile or vice versa. There is a transaction fee for this service and if transferring to the 5K from the 1-Mile you will be required to pay the additional cost.
- If you are unable to participate in the race you can transfer your registration to another person.
- For race transfer information visit our Events Policies Page
Duluth Running Co. has partnered with Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center for the 2023 Gobble Gallop.
Safe Haven offers resources and support to survivors of domestic violence. They serve a seven-county area in northern Minnesota, including St. Louis, Koochiching, Aitkin, Lake, Carlton, Itasca and Cook counties. They provide emergency shelter for over 500 survivors and advocacy for more than 1,500 adults and children annually.
Their Mission: Provide safety, space to heal, advocacy, and empowerment for women, children, and all survivors of domestic violence.
You can donate through your registration and sign up to fundraise for Safe Haven. If you raise $250.00+ Duluth Running Co. will refund your registration fee. Donations from individuals outside of the event are accepted and encouraged. Please pass this along to your friends, family, and neighbors.
We will continue the tradition of coffee, hot chocolate, and post-race snacks in the big tent after the race. Stick around for food, music, and the awards presentation.
Awards Presentation: 10:30am
An awards presentation will take place at 10:30am near or inside the big tent at the Start/Finish Area. Overall and age group awards will be announced. If you do not wish to participate in the awards presentation, please notify event staff of this prior to the awards presentation. Results will be available online within minutes of finishing and you will have access to this information to see if you have placed in the top 3 of your gender category and age group.
Age group awards will be provided to the top 3 finishers in each of the following age groups by gender category for the 5K & 1-Mile: Men, Non-binary, and Women <10, 11-14,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Overall awards will be provided to the top 3 finishers by gender category for the 5K and the 1-Mile for the Men, Non-binary, and Women categories.
We will continue the tradition of presenting pies to award recipients courtesy of Gobble Gallop partner SuperOne Foods.
Parking & Road Closures
Superior Street will be closed from 10th Ave E to 5th Ave W. London Rd will be closed from 10th Ave E/Superior St to 14th Ave E. Parking is available in the Rose Garden parking lot (13th Ave E) but fills up quickly.
On street parking is available:
- Superior Street east of 10th Ave E.
- London Road east of 14th Ave.
- Surrounding avenues between 11-15th E
We encourage friends and family to cheer on participants at the Start/Finish and all along the course. Please ensure the safety of participants by staying off the race course and cheering from a safe distance.
Some great spots to spectate are: The Rose Garden at Leif Erickson Park, Fitger's Building, the-turnaround (5th Avenue W) and areas Downtown. London Road and Superior will be closes for the race so please arrive early to find on street parking near your desired cheering location. You may have to walk a few blocks.
Race Contact Info
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Duluth, MN US 55802