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Over 1,000 ‘gobble, wobble’ on turkey day

Eric and Heather Mane, of Marlborough, run appropriately dressed for the holiday.

Southborough – Over 1,000 runners and walkers started Thanksgiving morning by participating in the sixth annual Gobble Wobble 5K Race and Two-Mile Walk, beginning and ending at Trottier Middle School. Brendan Robertson, of Westborough, placed first overall in 15:57. The first-place female was Helen Dinan, of Bellingham, finishing in 18:16. A Kids Fun Run followed with about 250 children ages 3 to 11 competing in three age categories. The event is a fundraiser for the Friends of Southborough Recreation.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

 

Runners start the Gobble Wobble 5K Race.

Wearing a turkey hat, Bernadette Noel, of Northborough, approaches the finish line.

 

Girls ages 3 to 5 start the Kids Fun Run.

 

Boys ages 3 to 5 start the Kids Fun Run.

 

Participants run the final mile of the 5K race.

 

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