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The Great Pumpkin Run is back in Grand Rapids! Continue your favorite Fall tradition at Riverside Park, just north of downtown. Rock 3.1 miles through the scenic park and around the river. Take in the gorgeous foliage before cooling down with apple cider at the finish line!
How to enter the The Great Pumpkin Run: Grand Rapids
The Great Pumpkin Run: Grand Rapids routes
The course will be relatively flat, comprised of city streets, bike paths, and paved trails in and around Riverside Park.
Lightweight 1/4 zip tech hoodie, perfect for fall running
2019 Finisher's Medal
Chip timing with text/email notifications
Cup of apple cider at the finish line
Small pumpkin to take home
Free professional race photos
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!
Beginning at 7:00 AM race morning, you can head to the park 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 28th.
Race day registration (if the event isn't sold out) is $50. Sign up 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!
Want to learn more? Click the link below: https://runsignup.com/Race/Volunteer/MI/GrandRapids/TheGreatPumpkinRunGrandRapids?_ga=2.161290485.931387617.1561480625-681921203.1560863568
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 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!
Strollers? They do not allow strollers or wagons on the course. While they are allowed at the event, they will not be permitted to enter the corral or course at any point.