Akron 5K & 10K

Event Information

Awesome job to all of our runners and walkers today! Initial results can be found here:


If you have issues with your result, please email your name, bib, and the corral time you started with to info@sourfishevents.com so we can help!

Photos will be available within five business days at www.gamefacemedia.com

A huge shoutout to all of our amazing volunteers and to Lock 3 Park for hosting. We hope you have an amazing Fall!

Tackle 3.1 or 6.2 miles this fall before celebrating with apple cider at the finish line. Scroll down for all the details then hit ‘Register Now’ to secure your spot for the Ohio 5k & 10k!

Fall Tradition

Akron 5K & 10K

Lock 3 Park

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Lock 3 Park

200 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44308

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About the Location

The Great Pumpkin Run is coming back to downtown Akron this fall! Join us for the ever popular 5K or opt for the longer distance 10K. After dashing through the streets and trail along the river, celebrate everything that's great about fall at the finish line with a cup of apple cider in hand!

October 20, 2018 Packet Pickup Begins at 7:00 AM Waves Begin at 9:00 AM for (10K) and 9:10 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 2018 Race Day Shirt

Unique 2018 1/4 Zip Race Day Tech Hoodie

Custom 2018 Finisher's Medal

Custom 2018 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 Ohio 5k or 10k
  • Lightweight 1/4 zip tech hoodie, perfect for fall running
  • 2018 finisher's medal
  • Commemorative bib
  • Chip timing with text/email notifications
  • Cup of apple cider at the finish line
  • Small pumpkin to take home
  • Free professional race photos
5K Great Pumpkin Race 10K Great Pumpkin Race

Event Options

Tough Pumpkin Akron
Tough Pumpkin Badge
Tough Pumpkin®

Add on the Tough Pumpkin® option and we’ll supply you with a pumpkin to run with at packet pick-up. Cross the finish line with it intact and you’ll receive a second, exclusive Tough Pumpkin finisher medal!

Virtual Run/Walk
Virtual Run Badge
Virtual Run/Walk

Can’t make it to The Great Pumpkin Run this year? No worries! Check out the always-popular Virtual option. Run or walk 3.1 miles in your own neighborhood any day this fall. We will ship you your lightweight tech hoodie and other race items, straight to your front door! Check out the details and sign up here.

More Information

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

  • Parking

    Parking is held in nearby garages, surface lots, and metered spots. Whether you’re traveling from Akon or outside of the area, we highly encourage carpooling to help reduce traffic on race day. Further, taking a cab or rideshare (i.e. Uber) would be another easy option. Please arrive early in order to avoid congestion!

  • 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 all the details then hit ‘Request More Information’ to get started!

    Corporate Team Details

  • Stay the Weekend

    We have partnered with the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Akron who is offering a special rate of $129 + tax the night before the race. Book a room and stay within walking distance of the start line. You’ll enjoy this brand new, modern hotel with stylish rooms, free Wifi and parking, and it’s proximity to great bars and restaurants. A very limited amount of rooms are on the room block, so please reserve your room today by clicking here or by calling 1-800-321-2211 and mentioning The Great Pumpkin Run!

    Book a Room

See You Again Next Year!

See y'all in the fall!