We are closely monitoring the current COVID-19 situation as it relates to the greater Detroit community and evaluating every possible scenario for the 2020 Mighty Gobbler. We are still hopeful about seeing you at the start line in November and will continue to provide updates regarding this race as they become available. We wish you all good health and hope you are staying safe.

Join us Thanksgiving morning for a fun race through Troy!


The sixth annual race will be held Thanksgiving morning (November 26) at 8:30 for the 1 mile fun run/walk and 9:00 for the 5k.  This is a wonderful time for a 5K and a 1 mile fun run in Michigan and a great way to start your Thanksgiving before the big feast! This is the only USATF certified 5k course in Michigan on Thanksgiving day.

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The races will begin at Lutheran Church of the Master (3333 Coolidge) in Troy. The race will take place through the neighborhoods and roads of downtown Troy. The course is a mixture of roads and sidewalks.

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There will be two events: a 5K Run and a 1 mile Fun Run/Walk.

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Registration Packet pickup for the race begins at 7:30 on Thanksgiving morning.  You can also pick up your packet the day before (Wednesday, November 25) between 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Master (3333 Coolidge).  You can register for the race online here. You may also register at packet pickup or race day.

Charity Partners:

Since 2015 the Mighty Gobbler has donated over $30,000 to our community. Portions of proceeds from this year's race will be going to Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, and Micah 6 Community.  Canned good donations will be donated to Troy People Concerned,

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