2017 Pumpkin Run
The 16th annual Pumpkin Run is a 1-mile youth cross-country fun run, the largest run of its kind in the nation!
DATE: Saturday, October 7, 2017
LOCATION: Pioneers Park, Lincoln (3201 Coddington – View map)
Session 1 – Small Schools/Non-LPS Schools: Heat 1 starts at 8:30 a.m.
Session 2 – Large Schools: Heat 1 starts at 10:30 a.m.
Runner order will start with oldest grades proceeding down to the youngest grades.
Please plan to arrive shortly before your scheduled run time. You DO NOT have to arrive at the beginning of your session. Carpooling is HIGHLY recommended as parking congestion is likely with over 3,500 runners and families.
NOTE: The Pumpkin Run is a NO SMOKING event. Please refrain from smoking or vaping on the Pioneers Park premises. Also, for the safety of our runners and spectators, NO PETS or COSTUMES.
|1||1||Small/Non LPS||5th & Above||8:30 a.m.|
|2||1||Small/Non LPS||4th||8:50 a.m.|
|3||1||Small/Non LPS||3rd||9:10 a.m.|
|4||1||Small/Non LPS||2nd||9:30 a.m.|
|5||1||Small/Non LPS||1st||9:50 a.m.|
|6||1||Small/Non LPS||K & Preschool (4 & Older)||10:10 a.m.|
|7||2||Large||5th & Above||10:30 a.m.|
|12||2||Large||K & Preschool (4 & Older)||12:10 p.m.|
|SESSION 1||SESSION 2|
|Small Schools/Non-LPS Schools||Large Schools|
Contact the Nebraska Sports Council at
Pack and shirts
Students will get their packets and shirts at school Friday morning October 6th
All family entered under the school name of Cavett will have their shirt and packet here on Wednesday.
Parents and siblings that are entered and do not attend Cavett can pick up their packets and shirts on Thursday and or Friday.
It is best to enter Pioneers Park by using the West Van Dorn Street entrance. Parking attendants will direct you where to park.