Once again the Waterman Lions Club will be hosting the Gobbler Gallop this Saturday, November 22, 2014. This certified 5k run/walk event brings in hundreds to the Village for a morning of fun beginning and ending at the elementary school. Pre-registration fee is $23. Race-day registration is $30 from 7:30am-8:45am. The course winds through scenic village streets and is fully paved with mile markers for each mile. Water will be available at the start and 2-mile mark.
The official Gobbler Gallop T-Shirt will be given to all pre-registered participants and until supplies last for same-day registrants. Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners, as well as the top three finishers in each age division for male and female. Please stay after the completion of the race for the awards presentation, raffle drawings and good food. All post-race activities will be held at the Waterman Elementary School.
The Indian Creek High School band provides warm-up entertainment and opens the event with the playing of the Star Spangled Banner, followed by a shotgun start at 9:00 am. Complete information on their website or Facebook event page for details. Waterman Elementary School is located at 220 N. Maple St, Waterman, IL 60556. Show your community spirit and participate!
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