Registration for the 2017 Wattle VI is NOW OPEN. Early sign up Discount expires on Saturday, Midnight, September 23, 2017.

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  • Thanksgiving Wattle

    The 2017 Thanksgiving Wattle VI 5K Run/Walk will be held on Thanksgiving Morning, Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 9:00am. It will Start/Finish on Lamplighter Drive, near the AMC Theatre 14. Once again this year we will have finisher medals. Yes, we will hand out a commemorative medal to all finishers There will be live music, emcees, a police protected course, finish line refreshments and pumpkin pies for all finishers.

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    We recognize the joy and importance of joining with others for this event. We wish to offer a $5 off discount for each member signing up with a one-time group entry of 4 or more. This only is applicable to the 5K Event. There are also $5 discounts for ages 13 and under and ages 60 to 69. For Age 70 and older, there will be a $10 discount.

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  • Svetlicks Volunteer as Grand Marshals

    With tremendous joy, I would like to announce that the Wattle this year will have new bike leaders guiding our runners/walkers over our majestic 5K Course on Thanksgiving Morning. This year, Grove City’s Matt Svetlick and his 13 year old daughter Laney are going to serve as our bike escort from Start to Finish.

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  • Thanksgiving Wattle

    We once again will invite Grove City Central Crossing High School Junior ROTC Members to perform the Color Ceremony for the 2017 Wattle. We fully appreciate the services of all current and veteran military personnel. We also want to formally thank the fine men and women of the Grove City Police Department for their service every day. We encourage everyone to make it a regular point to support your local police offers and to thank them for their courage and commitment to keeping law and order

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  • Primrose Children's Run

    We are happy to announce again that we will have the Primrose Children's Run starting at 8:30am. The $15 entry fee will 100% go to the Grove City Food Pantry. Children chase a mascot, receive a t-shirt, a cookie, juice, a McDonald's voucher and a medal for their participation..

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2017 Wattle Race Pictures & Results

2017 Thanksgiving Wattle Race Results

2017 Wattle Race Pictures

Previous Year Race Pictures can be viewed by clicking the Previous Year(s) Race Pictures button below.

Previous Year(s) Race Pictures 2017 Race Results

Lifetime Impact Award

For five years in a row The Wattle has chosen a citizen from the Southwest side and honored them on Thanksgiving Morning for a Lifetime Achievement Award. We take suggestions from previous winners and others to choose someone who, in an unassuming, “behind the scenes” kind of way, has made a tremendous impact to many lives in Central Ohio. This year's 2017 winner is Grove City's Larry Titus.

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