Annual Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Gobble Gallop planned for Thanksgiving Day

WESTON, W.Va. – Members of the Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Wellness Committee and Pace Yourself Lewis County are beginning the winter 5K season with the Annual Gobble Gallop on Thanksgiving Day, November 24. The 5K Walk/Run will begin at 9 AM at WVU Jackson’s Mill in front of Mount Vernon Dining Hall.

“This is just a fun event,” said Kevin Stalnaker, Chief Administrative Officer at Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital. “There is a minimal registration fee with the goal of getting people out on Thanksgiving Day to participate in a healthy activity before that big Thanksgiving dinner. Last year we had several out-of-town visitors participating which made it a lot of fun.”

Registration is $5 and can be completed at

Pace Yourself Lewis County brings together non-profits interested in a healthier Lewis County. Interested parties can help in joining the group, or by coordinating one of the county runs by contacting at 304-517-8612.

Other upcoming events include:

  • Saturday, December 3 at 10 AM – Cocoa & Cookies Walk/Run. Participants can register at
  • Saturday, December 10 at 9:30 AM – Ugly Sweater Run at WVU Jackson’s Mill. Register by calling 304-685-8159.
  • Saturday, January 7 at 10 AM – Snowball Walk/Run. Registration opens December 1.
  • Saturday, February 4 at 10 AM – Ground Hog Walk/Run. Registration opens January 8.

To learn more about Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, visit

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