Event Start Time: 2pm kids race start, 4pm 5K start
Event Location: Lincoln Park, Stockton Drive and LaSalle Street
5K: $35 through 11:59pm on October 18th; $40 race week
CLIF Kid Spooky Sprints: $15
Pumpkins in the Park is Chicago’s Official Halloween race for the whole family, produced in partnership with the Chicago Park District. Participants enjoy:
New for 2015 — options! Register by October 12th and pick your favorite design, Vampire or Jack-o-lantern. Each design is printed on a premium gender specific technical short-sleeve shirt. With a one-of-a-kind goodie bag featuring an awesome shirt, this race will sell out quickly. Register today and secure your favorite design!
Participants can choose the Jack-o-lantern T-shirt…
… or Vampire T-shirt.
The CLIF Kid Spooky Sprints is for kids 12 and under. Other kid-friendly activities include:
Proceeds from the Pumpkins in the Park 5K go toward the Chicago Park District’s Night out in the Parks. Night out in the Parks provides world-class performances in Chicago's neighborhood parks throughout the summer. With hundreds of Movies in the Parks, live concerts, festivals and theatrical shows, there's something for everyone.
Gather your friends and co-workers and come run together. The Pumpkins in the Park 5K is great for groups! If you have a group of 10 participants or more, e-mail us at Race@FleetFeetChicago.com to set up group registration and packet pick-up. With group registration you will be able to register everyone at once without going through registration each time, and we will have everyone’s packets together and ready for pick-up when you arrive!
Fleet Feet Sports–South Loop, 150 W. Roosevelt Road (Map)
Wednesday, October 21st | 10am-8pm
Fleet Feet Sports–Lakeview, 3359 N. Southport Ave. (Map)
Thursday, October 22nd | 10am-8pm
Fleet Feet Sports–Lincoln Square, 4762 N. Lincoln Ave. (Map)
Friday, October 23rd | 10am-8pm
Race Day Packet Pick-up at Race Site
Saturday, October 24th | 1:30pm - 3:30pm
All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable
5K Participants will receive a gender-specific shirt and bib number. CLIF Kid Spooky Sprints race participants will receive a cotton t-shirt and finisher award.
The Pumpkins in the Park 5K uses the latest in race timing technology, the Chronotrack B-Tag Timing System. Timing devices will be distributed at Packet Pick-Up.
The 5K course runs through beautiful Lincoln Park. Hinckley Springs Water and Gatorade Endurance is available at the hydration station. Click Here to view.
Help us reduce our carbon footprint! Fleet Feet Sports highly recommends carpooling, using public transportation, or riding your bicycle to the event.
To determine the best route to travel via public transportation, please visit the CTA's trip planner.
Bicycle parking will be available at the race site.
Limited street parking may be available. Paid parking is available at the Chicago History Museum lot, (Clark and LaSalle, with the entrance on Stockton Drive ) or in the Lincoln Park Zoo Lot (on Cannon Drive, just south of Fullerton) on a first come, first serve basis.
Photographers will be onsite to capture the events of the day. Click here to see 2014 photos.
The Pumpkins in the Park 5K will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made race day at the race site. The event will not be canceled in advance. All decisions regarding cancellation will be made on site, race day.
If you would like to volunteer for the race please email Gerrie Rogalla.
Results will be posted on www.Pumpkins5K.com the day after the race.
2014 Results: Searchable