(Tampa, FL–Sept. 25, 2020)–Yes, there IS going to be a Turkey Trot in Tampa Bay in 2020. Organizers of the Wiregrass Wobble Turkey Trot have announced the popular race/walk is going virtual.
“This year you can race your cousin from Queens and your sister-in-law from Saskatchewan. Challenge all your family and friends from across the USA and around the globe to join you for the 2020 Wiregrass Wobble Turkey Trot Virtual 5K. You can take the whole month of November to complete your 5K–just add up your time and upload it to the Wiregrass Wobble Turkey Trot RunSignUp site (https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Tampa/WiregrassWobbleTurkeyTrot5kVirtual) along with a photo,” said Stephanie Walgamott, Wiregrass Wobble co-chair and member of the Rotary Club of New Tampa.
Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of New Tampa Foundation Inc, Advent Health Wesley Chapel Foundation, and the FITniche Philanthropic Foundation. See the list of their charities here. (https://WiregrassWobbleTurkeyTrot.com) Interested in demonstrating your commitment to social responsibility, strengthening our communities and preventing obesity? Become a 2020 sponsor (https://runsignup.com/Race/WiregrassWobbleTurkeyTrot5kVirtual/Page-2)
Participants may register as individuals or join a team. Prizes will be awarded to the friends/family, school and corporate teams with the most registered runners and walkers. “Invite everyone you know to join you! We encourage sharing your photos and inspirations from your run or walk on RunSignUp and social media,” said Craig DiCecco, Wiregrass Wobble co-chair and president-elect of the Rotary Club of New Tampa.
Registered participants will receive a shirt, bib, and one of our custom ornamedals in their event packet. Participants will also have access to an online portal, where they can upload their times, let everyone know when they have completed the turkey trot, share photos, and more.
Packet pickup will be held at FITniche’s beautiful new Flatwoods location Nov. 1 through Nov. 25. Or get your packet mailed to you. See the FAQ on the home page for details. Send a story about your Wobble prep and your race or walk to https://WiregrassWobbleTurkeyTrot.com and then read the Wiregrass Warbler blog.
Registration is open now through 11:59 p.m. Nov. 25.