Category: Gobble Info

Got parking questions?

We’ve Got Answers! Everything you wanted to know about parking but were afraid to ask! Getting In Early? If you are on the early side, we have a lot of space in La Mer which is 250 yds from the

Re-Cycle Project just launched!

It is a privilege to announce that with the help of Naples Velo, Tish Kelly, and yours truly (Matt Sonneborn, Race Director) an effort is launching to help those in need in our County. The Re~cycle project wants to re-purpose

Fundraising Challenge!

Attention Foodies! We are proud to announce that Chef Brian Roland and Chef David Robbins have teamed up for a truly amazing Fundraiser prize! This year’s winner of the Fundraising Challenge will have an amazing meal prepared in their home

Meet Elite Events

We feel privileged to once again have Elite Events as an official sponsor of the Gobble Gobble Four Miler, helping us manage equipment and the finish line. Their assistance and professional expertise is invaluable. I sat down to chat with

Shameless plug for our Amazing Tech shirts!

We couldn’t resist sharing these amazing tech shirts with you. Not your ordinary cotton T-shirts, these high quality, sweat-wicking shirts will keep you dry throughout the race. The first 1500 registered gobble runners will receive one of these custom tech

Dave McGillivray, Boston Strong

As the Race Director for the Boston Marathon, those in the sport of running are likely to be familiar with Dave McGillivray. After the bombing in 2013, becoming Boston Strong became a symbol for this country. The epitome of professionalism

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How I Became a Runner by Eva Takacs  

I started running in the summer of 2011. Why, you ask? I was skinny my whole life and I really wanted to be more toned and muscular. Not because of vanity, but for a sense of health and well-being. I

Meet Craig McSavaney

Craig McSavaney is one of those quiet heroes. He is a man who loves to tinker with ideas, ideas that can make a difference for us all. In 2010, thanks to Craig, the Gobble Gobble Four Miler™ hosted the first

Why do we have races on Thanksgiving?

Whether you call it a Gobble, Turkey Trot, or Thanksgiving Day race, it is a tradition that goes back a long ways. According to Wikipedia, the Buffalo, New York Turkey Trot race, established in 1896, is the oldest continually running

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Meet Katy Koestner Esquivel

From my armchair as Race Director, I meet a lot of different types of people. Katy is one of those people you meet who has that “can-do”, determined attitude about her. This energy is contagious to those around her. She

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