Maryland 5K

Event Information

Tackle 3.1 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 Maryland 5K!

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Maryland 5K

Winterbrook Farm's

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Winterbrook Farm's

13001 Creagerstown Rd. Thurmont, MD 21788

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About the Location

Ideally situated between Frederick, MD and Gettysburg, PA, and a quick drive from D.C. and Baltimore, this gorgeous farm has everything you need to create the perfect Fall memory. Dash past the pumpkin patch, wind through autumn fields, and then celebrate your accomplishment with friends and family as you cross the finish line. Welcome to your favorite Fall tradition!

November 2, 2019 Packet Pickup Begins at 8:00 AM Waves Begin at 10:00 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 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 Maryland 5k
  • Lightweight 1/4 zip tech hoodie, perfect for fall running
  • 2019 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

Tough Pumpkin 5K Challenge
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.

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Registration & Pricing

Early Bird pricing is now available! Save money on your registration by signing up for the Maryland 5K today!

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March 22, 2019 - April 7, 2019

5K $30

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April 8, 2019 - August 11, 2019

5K $35

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August 12, 2019 - October 6, 2019

5K $40

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October 7, 2019 - November 1, 2019

5K $45

Limited to 3,000 participants. Race day registration (if the event isn't sold out) is $50. Sign up for the Maryland 5K today to guarantee a spot and receive the best price!

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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 for the best Maryland run in the fall!

During the initial steps of the registration process, you will have the opportunity to create or join a team. Look for the green 'Join Team' box and click that. From there, you can either create a new team or join an existing one!

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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

Details will be announced later this summer!

Race Day
Race Day

Beginning at 8:00AM 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 October 19th.

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
  • Tractor Tire Mountain
  • Apple Cannons
  • Mountain Slides
  • Tons of Tasty Food

Get Involved

  • Hand
    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: Volunteer Information

    Volunteer Sign Up
  • Pumpkin Support League PSL
    Spread the Word

    Running is great and all, but it’s even more enjoyable if you bring a bunch of friends. After you sign up for the race, you’ll become a Pumpkin Support League member (PSL for short) and get rewarded for referring friends, family, and coworkers who use your unique link. Once five people register using your link, you’ll automatically receive $20 back on your account! Share your link often, as we have several more exclusive rewards!

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

    Already Registered? Share Your Link!

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. Whether you’re traveling from D.C., Frederick, Gettysburg, or anywhere between, 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!

  • The Great Pumpkin Run Participant Guide 2019
    Participant Guide

    We will post the official Participant Guide here the week before the race. Did you sign up yet? Awesome! We will be emailing you the guide the week before the race!

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!)

  • GPR TrainingTank 2019

OH MY GOURD!!

See y'all in the fall!