November 22, 2012

PHOTOS: Gasping Gobbler 5K Road Race in Augusta

By Joe Phelan jphelan@centralmaine.com
Staff Photographer

The annual Gasping Gobbler 5K Road Race took place Thursday at Cony High School in Augusta.  There were over 400 finishers in the annual Thanksgiving day race that gave food for prizes. The first male and female finisher got a trophy and full Thanksgiving dinner. In the each age group, the prizes were a turkey for first place, pie for second place and then dinner rolls for third.

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Evan West, of Manchester, wears a turkey while he runs in the Gasping Gobbler 5K race on Thursday morning that started and ended at Cony High School in Augusta. There were over 400 finishers in the annual Thanksgiving day race that gave food for prizes. The first male and female finisher got a trophy and full Thanksgiving dinner. In the each age group, the prizes were a turkey for first place, pie for second place and then dinner rolls for third.

Staff photo by Joe Phelan

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Runners round a bend on Pierce Drive during the Gasping Gobbler 5K race on Thursday morning that started and ended at Cony High School in Augusta. There were over 400 finishers in the annual Thanksgiving day race that gave food for prizes. The first male and female finisher got a trophy and full Thanksgiving dinner. In the each age group, the prizes were a turkey for first place, pie for second place and then dinner rolls for third.

Staff photo by Joe Phelan

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