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The Great Pumpkin Run: Detroit

2 races scheduled · 2500 participants · Sat 28th Sep 2019 · Fenton
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About this event

Spicer Orchards is ideally situated between Ann Arbor and Flint, just NW of Detroit. You will wind down gorgeous country roads, taking in all the Fall foliage along the way. Before you know it, the scent of cider donuts cuts through the crisp fall air as you pull into the orchard.

Raceday details
How to enter

Tickets available until Sat Sep 28 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
5K
Sat 28th Sep 2019

Run 5km

Virtual 5k
Sat 28th 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

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.

Early Packet Pick-up

  • Details will be announced later this summer!

Race Day

  • Beginning at 7:00 AM race morning, race day packet pick-up will be held at the orchard. Please arrive early as packet pick-up lines tend to get long about an hour prior to race start.

Mail My Packet

  • For a nominal fee, we can mail your packet straight to your door! This option is available until September 15th.

FALL CELEBRATION!

Join us after the race to celebrate fall! The orchard has tons of fun activities on Fall weekends, perfect for those young and a little older!

Planned Events Include:

  • Hayrides to Pick Fruit
  • Learn the Cider Making Process
  • Farm Animal Barn
  • Face Painting
  • Inflatable Slides
  • Tons of Great Food Including Cider Donuts, Kettle Corn, Pig Roast, and More!

Race day registration (if the event isn't sold out) is $50

Volunteers

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!

Want to learn more? Click the link below:
https://runsignup.com/Race/Volunteer/MI/Fenton/TheGreatPumpkinRunDetroit?\_ga=2.123550787.931387617.1561480625-681921203.1560863568

How to get there

10411 Clyde Rd, Fenton, MI 48430, USA

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Event Location
Spicer Orchards
10411 Clyde Rd.
Fenton, MI 48430

Parking
Parking is free but it is limited. Whether you’re traveling from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, 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!

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