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How it began

When a small group of volunteers planned the first Gobble Jog in 2003, they had no idea how quickly the event would grow into one of the best attended and most beloved holiday festivities in the South. The 1,400 original runners helped raise $29,000 that year and the Gobble Jog was literally “off and running”.

Today, over 10,000 runners and walkers pour into the historic Marietta Square on Thanksgiving morning to kick off their family day with the fun and excitement of a great event for a great cause. The proceeds now exceed $400,000 and continue to benefit MUST Ministries, one of Georgia’s recognized servant leaders.