Akron 5K & 10K

Event Information

Congrats to all of our runners and walkers! You guys crushed it today 🙂

Initial results can be found by clicking here!

If you cannot find your time or have an issue, please send an email to timing@racedayeventsllc.com and include:

1. Your full name
2. Bib you wore
3. Corral you started with

A HUGE shoutout to our volunteers today—you guys made the event rock!

GameFace Media was on-site all morning snapping photos which will be emailed to you within five business days.

Celebrate the best season of all by tackling 3.1 miles or 6.2 miles with us this Fall! Run, walk, skip, or jog the 5K or 10K  before cooling off with some apple cider at the finish line. Scroll down for all the details, gather your friends, then hit ‘Register Now’ to secure your spot!

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 19, 2019 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 2019 Race Day Shirt

Unique 2019 1/4 Zip Race Day Tech Hoodie

Custom 2019 Finisher's Medal

Custom 2019 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 Akron 5K or 10K
  • Lightweight 1/4 zip tech hoodie, perfect for fall running
  • 2019 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!

  • The Great Pumpkin Run Participant Guide 2019
    Participant Guide

    Be sure to read the official Participant Guide by clicking here!

    Read Guide

See You Again Next Year!

See y'all in the fall!