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Gossett Gobble 5k

November 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Harpeth River State Park
Kingston Springs
$30 - $35
Emily Stevenson

Gossett Gobble 5k

Come out to Harpeth River State Park to get your Thanksgiving Day started out on the right foot with a chip timed 5K trail run! This is a family friendly race, all are welcome whether you are trying to set a new PR or looking for a race to walk. 5K and 1 Mile distances.
Join us for the Gossett Gobble 5K at Harpeth River State Park! This  This event offers 1 mile and 5K course options and will take place on a well marked trail. We encourage all age and skill levels to participate in what is sure to be a memorable race!

Be sure to participate in this years food drive! Non perishable items will be accepted for the food drive to benefit the Ark Community Center in Cheatham County.


The race kicks off at 9AM, with packet pick-up and day-of registration starting at 7:30AM in the parking lot. The starting line is a short walk from the parking lot and will be well marked and easy to find. All races end in the same location as the start.


Online registration will remain open until Tuesday, November 20 at 10am.  We encourage all runners to register online before the race.

5K Race:

  • EARLY BIRD PRICING: $30 per participant, price includes T-shirt
  • Price increases to $35 on 11/15 at 10AM

1 Mile Race: FREE

**T-shirts can be purchased separately online for $12, must order before 11/4


  • Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • A parent’s signature is required for all participants under 18 years old.
  • Bibs are required to participate and must be visible on the front of your person at all times.
  • Registrations placed after 11/4/18 are not guaranteed a shirt.
All proceeds from the race will go to the Harpeth River Friends Group and will be used to support Run Club related initiatives at the park.

Join us after the race for the awards ceremony!

Award Divisions:

5K: Top male and female in each age category:

Overall top Male/female, 1-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
1 Mile: Top 3 male/female in each age category: 1-7, 8+

Local Accommodations:

Montgomery Bell State Resort Park has several options for lodging near Harpeth River State Park, including the inn, cabins, and campsites.

Inn: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/inn/inn-at-montgomery-bell

Cabins: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/cabins/montgomery-bell

Campground: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/campground/montgomery-bell

Timing & Finish Line Services

Gun start/chip finish timing services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by Tennessee State Parks Run Club.

Contact Information 

For additional information about the race or for sponsorship opportunities, please contactEmily.Stevenson@tn.gov