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The Great Pumpkin Run: Lansing

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Located 20 minutes north of Lansing, Uncle John's Cider Mill brings back memories for most people in the area. As fall arrives, the cidery transforms into a beautiful farm chock full of everything you love - apple cider donuts, a corn maze, and freshly harvested goods await after you rock the 5K!

How to enter the The Great Pumpkin Run: Lansing

  1. 5K

    Run 5km
    $40–$45
    Event passed
  2. Virtual 5K

    Run 5km
    $35
    Event passed

The Great Pumpkin Run: Lansing routes

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.

Event Details

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
  • Free parking
Raceday Logistics

PACKET PICK-UP

Early Packet Pick-up

  • Swing by the orchard the night before the race from 4-7PM to grab your packet and avoid race day lines!

Race Day

  • Race day packet pick-up will be held at the farm 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! Available until August 25th.

POST RACE HAPPY HOUR

Sure, you get a cup of apple cider after the race. But Uncle John's Cider Mill makes some delicious hard apple cider as well! Stick around, grab a pint, and enjoy a beautiful fall day at the farm!

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! Including the following:

  • Tractor-Pulled Hayrides
  • Hot Apple Cider
  • Corn Maze
  • Home-baked goods
  • Jumping Pillow
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!

https://runsignup.com/Race/Volunteer/MI/StJohns/TheGreatPumpkinRunLansing?_ga=2.256590987.1423515298.1560950103-1225334270.1560950103

FAQs

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!

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 Chicago 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!

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.

The Great Pumpkin Run: Lansing weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

75°F
Predicted highs
55°F
Predicted lows
IconLight breeze possible, up to 8mph

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