Registration open for Gobble on The Green Thanksgiving Day 5K

Turkey, cornbread dressing, pumpkin pie, football, and family time…there are so many reasons to love Thanksgiving!

Each family has its own activities and traditions to look forward to. The Village Green offers a Gobble on The Green Thanksgiving Day 5K Run or turkey trot.

Gobble on The Green race time starts at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24. Early registration is now open and racers can sign up HERE.

Registrants who sign up no later than Nov. 7, will receive a commemorative Gobble on The Green t-shirt, included in the $35 registration fee.

For more information on how to register, email

Awards will be given for best male and female overall and age level awards will be given to first place in 12 different age groups (male and female). In addition to Overall and Age Group awards, door prizes from local businesses will be given for most creative/festive holiday costume.

New this year, is a Junior Warrior Course held at The Village Green Playground and will be a scavenger hunt type of obstacle course for children in different age groups.

The Junior Warrior Course is free and will begin at 9:30 a.m. No registration is required and prizes will be given to all Junior Warriors.

The Village Green provides a beautiful, free public space, however The Village Green receives no funds from Jackson County, the state of North Carolina, or the Federal Park System.

The Village Green depends solely on contributions to maintain the park, provide an exceptional community building and to continue bringing Cashiers the events and programs we have all come to cherish.

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