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Pumpkin Classic Run and Walk

One of the fastest growing events at the Morton Pumpkin Festival is our Morton Pumpkin Classic 10K Run and 2 Mile Walk, sponsored by Libby's Pumpkin.  This year we are anticipating up to 1,800 people for this exciting activity.

The race starts on Saturday morning at 7:30 am on North First Avenue.  The flat course runs through town and then finishes on Jefferson Street, in the middle of the Festival Grounds. Strollers are welcome, but no roller blades and no pets.

All Morton Pumpkin Classic Participants who register by the specified date receive a Pumpkin Classic tech shirt and a finishing medal.  Pre-registration is required to participate.

2014 Pumpkin Classic Details



DATE:  Saturday, September 13
TIME:  Race begins 7:30 am, Post Race Party after Race, Awards Ceremony 9:00 am
BEGINS:  200 block of North First Avenue
ENDS:  Jefferson Street in front of PNC bank
PRICE:  $25 for the 2 Mile, $35 for the 10K



Registration will close at capacity or on Friday, September 5 at midnight - whichever comes first.   Capacity is limited so sign up early!

10K Women:
0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+


10K Men:
0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+


NEW FOR 2014:  Tech Shirts!  Pumpkin Donuts at the Post Race Party!

Prizes:  One overall winner for the Men's, Women's and Wheelchair divisions will receive $50.  1st-3rd place in each category will receive a pumpkin pie.  

Packet Pick-Up:  Either on Friday, September 12, from 5 - 7 pm in the CMFS Group parking lot at 204 N. Main St., or on Saturday morning beginning at 6 am in the same location. 

Map of the 10K route

Map of the 2 Mile route


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Help us thank our sponsor!

Pumpkin Classic Post Party

After the Pumpkin Classic, participants are invited to join us at the Post Race Party, sponsored by PNC Bank.  The party includes beverages, pumpkin donuts, and a shaded are to hang out with fellow walkers, racers, and family members.

Please help us thank our sponsor: