Akron

Event Information

This race is now sold out! However, you can join the waitlist here in case more spots become available. 

Fall Tradition
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Akron

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 new 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 21, 2017 Packet Pickup Begins at 7:00 AM Waves Begin at 9:00 AM for (15K) 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 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/walk or the 15K run
  • Lightweight 1/4 zip tech hoodie, perfect for fall running
  • 2017 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
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Event Options

Great Pumpkin Run Info
Tough Pumpkin Badge
Tough Pumpkin

Add on 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 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 bib ahead of time followed by your finisher’s medal. 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

    Parking is held in nearby garages, surface lots, and metered spots. 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 more information or send an email to lily@sourfishevents.com to sign up your office!

    Corporate Team Details

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 You Again Next Year!

See y'all in the fall!