Chicago, IL

Event Information

Tackle the trails and conquer the corn maze as you take in all the sights of the best season! Runners and walkers will enjoy 3.1 picturesque miles through the farm before celebrating at the finish line with apple cider. After, explore the farm, snap some photos with your team, and enjoy the perfect autumn day!

Whether you’re continuing your favorite fall tradition or starting a new one, we’re excited for you to join us. Scroll down to get all the details before securing your spot!

Fall Tradition
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Chicago, IL

Keller's Farmstand

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Keller's Farmstand

2500 Johnson Rd. Oswego, IL 60543

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About the Location

Located west of Chicago near Naperville, Oswego is home to Keller's Farmstand. The beautiful farm boasts an amazing corn maze, fall produce, apple trees, and tons of fun. Dash 3.1 miles and enjoy some delicious apple cider at the finish line!

September 16, 2017 Packet Pickup Begins at 6:00 AM Waves Begin at 8:00 AM for (5K)

What You Get

Sure, the real reward is an awesome event where you get to run a race with your friends, but we want you to have some sweet gear to remember your experience by.

Unique 2017 Race Day Shirt

Unique 2017 1/4 Zip Race Day Tech Hoodie

Custom 2017 Finisher's Medal

Custom 2017 Finisher's Medal

Commemorative Event Glass

Apple Cider and Your Own Small Pumpkin

Hard Cider Run Event Perks
Sign Up Today and Receive the Following:
  • Entry to the 5K run or walk
  • Lightweight 1/4 zip tech hoodie, perfect for fall running
  • 2017 finisher's medal
  • Commemorative bib
  • Chip timing with text/email notifications
  • Entry to the farm all day
  • Cup of apple cider at the finish line
  • Small pumpkin to take home
  • Free professional race photos
  • Free parking
5K Great Pumpkin Race

Event Options

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Tough Pumpkin Badge
Tough Pumpkin

Sign up for the Tough Pumpkin option and we’ll supply you with a pumpkin to run with before the race. Cross the finish line with it intact and you’ll receive a second, exclusive Tough Pumpkin finisher medal that pairs perfectly with the regular bling!

Virtual Run/Walk
Virtual Run Badge
Virtual Run/Walk

Can’t make it to The Great Pumpkin Run near you? We have an all-new option for you to earn some amazing Fall themed swag, run or walk 3.1 miles, yet not have to be there on race day.

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Registration & Pricing

Early bird pricing is now available! Save money on your registration by signing up early, and save an additional $5 by creating or joining a team with 4+ friends.

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April 17 - June 25

5K $35

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June 26 - August 20

5K $40

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August 21 - September 15

5K $45

Online registration closes on September 15th at 12PM EST. Race Day registration (if available) for 5K is $50. Limited to 3,000 participants.

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Team Registration

Want to save $5 on registration? Create or join a team with 4+ friends and each person will save. It’s better to run together, so round up your crew, sign up together and get to training.

During the registration process, you will have the opportunity to create or join a team. When choosing your wave, a ‘Team’ button will appear. Simply hit the 'Team' button to at this point to create a new team or join your friends!

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Packet Pick-Up

There are several convenient options for picking up your race packets. We like to make it easy for our runners to focus on the race, and not have to worry about the logistics of packet pick-up.

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Early Packet Pick-up

Grab your race goods the night before the event to avoid race day lines. Details will be announced later this summer!

Race Day
Race Day

Beginning at 6:00AM race morning, you can head to the large party tent to retrieve your packet!

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Mail My Packet

For a nominal fee, we can mail your packet straight to your door! This option is available until early September.

Fall Celebration!

Join us after the race to celebrate fall! We’ll have a bunch of fall themed activities planned for after the race that's great for those young and a little older!

Planned Events Include:

  • Corn Maze
  • Hay Wagon Rides Around the Farm
  • Farm Animals
  • Pedal Tractors
  • Tons of Food Including Apple Cider Donuts, Kettle Corn, Brats, Hot Dogs, and Homemade Fudge!

Get Involved

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    Volunteer

    We’d love to have you help out on race morning. As our way of saying ‘thank you’ for volunteering, you’ll receive the awesome longsleeved volunteer shirt, light snacks, and a free race registration. Click here for details, available times, and to sign up to volunteer!

    Want to learn more? Click the link below: More Information

    Volunteer Sign Up
  • Pumpkin Support League
    Spread the Word

    Running is great and all, but it’s even more enjoyable if you bring a bunch of friends. Become a PSL and get rewarded for referring friends, family, and coworkers! After you register for the race, you will be given a unique URL to share. Once five people register using your link, you’ll automatically receive $20 back on your account! Share your link often, as you will get even more rewards after the initial $20 back.

    Want to learn more? Click the link below: Details on PSL

More Information

Here's some extra information that participants might find useful or interesting regarding this Great Pumpkin Run event.

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    Parking

    Parking is free but it is limited. We highly encourage carpooling to help reduce traffic on race day. Please note that parking is held on grassy fields. If it rains the week leading up to the event, the lot could get muddy!

  • Pumpkin Run Corporate Team
    Bring the Office

    Mix a little bit of fall magic into your corporate wellness program with the all-new Corporate Team option. Invite the office to head out to the race and enjoy benefits like your own Corporate Team race page, reserved 10×10 tent space at the event, and group payment options. Click the link below for more information or send an email to lily@sourfishevents.com to sign up your office!

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Get Some Gear

Order one of these during registration and you'll be set for those long sessions in the gym (and also those fun happy hours!)

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See y'all in the fall!