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The Great Pumpkin Run: Kansas City

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Event summary

The Great Pumpkin Run returns to downtown Kansas City! Continue the fall tradition with a 5K run starting and ending in the West Bottoms. Take in the gorgeous fall foliage and embrace the crisp October air. After dashing through the streets along the river, celebrate everything great about fall!

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How to enter

Tickets available until Sat Oct 05 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
  • Cup of apple cider at the finish line
  • Small pumpkin to take home
  • Free professional race photos
9:00am Sat 5th Oct 2019

Run 5km

Virtual 5K
Sat 5th Oct 2019

Run 5km

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Route description
Route description

The course will be mostly flat, comprised of the streets, paved trails, and bike paths surrounding the West Bottoms.

Logistics and schedule


Early Packet Pick-up

  • Details to be released later this summer.

Race Day

  • Race day packet pick-up will be held at the arena beginning at 7AM. 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 21st.

How to get there

HyVee Arena, 1800 Genessee St, Kansas City, MO 64102, USA

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**HyVee Arena
1800 Genessee St.
Kansas City, MO 64102

Parking is held in nearby garages, surface lots, and metered spots. Wherever you’re traveling from, 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!

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9:00am Sat 5th Oct 2019
Virtual 5K
Sat 5th Oct 2019
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