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The Great Pumpkin Run: Chicago

2 races scheduled · 3000 participants · Sat 14th Sep 2019 · Oswego
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About this event

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!

Raceday details
How to enter

Tickets available until Sat Sep 14 2019

What's included:

  • 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
8:00am Sat 14th Sep 2019

Run 5km

Virtual 5k
Sat 14th Sep 2019

Run 5km

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Route description
Route description

The course will likely be comprised of dirt roads, paths, open grassy fields, gravel, hay, and, corn fields.

Please note that if it rains in the days leading up to the race, the course WILL become muddy.

Logistics and schedule

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.

Early Packet Pick-up

  • Details will be announced later this summer!

Race Day

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

Mail My Packet
For a nominal fee, we can mail your packet straight to your door! This option is available until September 1st.


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!

Race day registration (if the event isn't sold out) is $50. Sign up for the Chicago 5k today to guarantee a spot and receive the best price!


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 long-sleeved volunteer shirt, light snacks, and a free race registration. Click here for details, available times, and to sign up to volunteer!

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How to get there

2500 Johnson Rd, Oswego, IL 60543, USA

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Event Location
Keller's Farmstand
2500 Johnson Rd.
Oswego, IL 60543

Parking is free but it is limited. Whether you’re traveling from Oswego, Chicago, 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!

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Anita Wooten
Anita Wooten
Hi! I registered for the race but am now not able to make it. How can I get my packet mailed to me now? Thank you! I don’t live near by
Steph Ede
Steph Ede
Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. Please could you ping customer support an email and they will help you out - [email protected] Many thanks! :)
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