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Over 1,200 work up appetite on chilly turkey day

John Doyle and Tim Daloisio of Southborough approach the finish line.

John Doyle and Tim Daloisio of Southborough approach the finish line.

Southborough – Over 1,200 runners and walkers started Thanksgiving morning by participating in the seventh annual Gobble Wobble 5K Race and Two-Mile Walk, beginning and ending at Trottier Middle School. Amos Sang finished first overall in 15:30. Lauren Perkins was the first-place female finishing in 18:46. State Rep. Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston, announced the winners in several age divisions. A Kids Fun Run followed with about 200 children ages 3 to 11.

The event is a fundraiser for the Friends of Southborough Recreation.

Photos/ Ed Karvoski Jr.

Emma Simon, 10, and her mother, Debbie, start the Gobble Wobble route.

Emma Simon, 10, and her mother, Debbie, start the Gobble Wobble route.

Chris Bertucci nears the finish line.

Chris Bertucci nears the finish line.

Runners turn onto the driveway of Trottier Middle School.

Runners turn onto the driveway of Trottier Middle School.

Fred and Elizabeth Wilson of Westborough walk the Gobble Wobble Two-Mile Walk.

Fred and Elizabeth Wilson of Westborough walk the Gobble Wobble Two-Mile Walk.

Taylor and Savanna Dorsey of Troy, N.Y., run while visiting family in Grafton.

Taylor and Savanna Dorsey of Troy, N.Y., participate in the race. The two were visiting family in Grafton.

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