Outdoor running race with a family of three smiling at the finish line. The tall dad wears all blue, holding hands with his toddle and mom. Mom is wearing a matching Turkey Gobble and pushing the empty stroller.

2024 Thanksgiving Day Race

10th Annual Tampa YMCA Turkey Gobble 1 Mile & 5K Run

We invite you to partner with Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA for the annual Thanksgiving race and fundraising event on Thursday, November 28, 2024!
 

What is the Tampa YMCA Turkey Gobble Thanksgiving race?

The Turkey Gobble race takes place each year in Downtown Tampa. YMCA members, friends and neighbors sign up for a 1 mile run/walk & 5K. Participants and volunteers enjoy dressing like turkeys, the camaraderie, a chilly morning while toting strollers and dogs at the family-friendly Thanksgiving event! Special thank you to Advent Health, our title sponsor and Delta Airlines, our 1 mile presenting sponsor for helping us improve the lives of cancer survivors. 

Turkey Gobble Race Supports Tampa Y Healthy Living Programs

The Y is proud to say 100 percent of the proceeds raised from Tampa YMCA Turkey Gobble will support our healthy living programs, including fully funding our LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA cancer survivor wellness program for all Tampa YMCA locations. The free 12-week program offers people affected by cancer a safe, supportive environment to participate in physical and social activities focused on strengthening the whole person.

Your participation in the Tampa YMCA Turkey Gobble makes the program possible. There are several ways to strengthen Tampa YMCA's healthy living programs! You can: 

  • Be an in kind sponsor and provide supplies, advertising, promotion and more.
  • Participate in the race individually, on a team or with your family.
  • Be a monetary sponsor with the options below.
  • Volunteer – there many opportunities including helping out before, on race day and after the event. Sign up to volunteer for the Turkey Gobble.

How to Register

Tampa YMCA Thanksgiving Race Sign-Up

Donation cost per race:

  • $45 5K
  • $25 1 Mile Walk/Run
  • $30 Virtual 5K
Register for the Turkey Gobble Today

Tampa YMCA Turkey Gobble Sponsorship Opportunities


THE TAMPA METROPOLITAN AREA YMCA IS A 501 (C)(3) CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, FEDERAL ID # 59-1742909. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR BY VISITING www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION # CH-1227

Event Details
Jun 14, 2:46 pm 2:46 pm

Race Day Information

Amalie Arena

Amalie Arena
401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602

  • 6:30am: 5K corral & families with baby strollers or pets gather in designated space
  • 7am: 5k staggered start times for runners and walkers
  • 7:15am: 1 Mile Walk/Run
  • 8am: Announcements & awards