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Welcome to the

Pumpkin Run

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Canopy Street, Railyard 
Lincoln, NE
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THE PUMPKIN RUN IS A 1-MILE YOUTH FUN RUN, THE LARGEST RUN OF ITS KIND IN THE NATION!

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REGISTRATION

PRICING DEADLINES

$10 Per Runner until September 19 at 11:59 p.m.
$12 Per Runner until October 3 at 11:59 p.m.
$15 Per Runner: October 4 – October 12 (NO SHIRT)

Register by October 3 at 11:59 p.m. to get a shirt.

 

All students who register after Oct. 3 will NOT receive a shirt, but WILL receive finisher medal/cup/snack after they run. These runners do NOT need to pick up a packet—simply show up and run.

NOTE: Runners are encouraged to run without an adult/sibling.  However, an adult/sibling is allowed to run with their child free of charge. If the adult/sibling wants to receive a Pumpkin Run t-shirt (ONLY if registered by 11:59 p.m. on October 3) with the run, they need to register online and pay the entry fee. PARENTS, GUARDIANS, TEACHERS AND/OR SIBLINGS OF REGISTERED RUNNERS MAY RUN AT THEIR OWN RISK OF LIABILITY.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

TIMES
The first heat will begin at 10 a.m. View the complete schedule to see when each grade is scheduled to run.

SCHEDULE
Please plan to arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your scheduled run time. You DO NOT have to arrive at the beginning of your session. Runners may also run in any heat.

PARTICIPANT PACKETS
LPS & Non-LPS P.E teachers will have participant packets available for runners, at their school.

Outside of Lincoln and Homeschool participants will have a packet pick-up day. There will not be any onsite Packet Pickup on the day of the run.

 

Packets include Pumpkin Run shirt and runner letter with information and coupons from sponsors.

PARKING
All families are encouraged to park for FREE in the Pinnacle Bank Arena Festival Lot, just north of the arena at 901 V. Street.  From there, it is a short walk over the LINCOLN Bridge to the Start Line. Overflow parking will also be available in the Haymarket Park parking lots.

There will NOT be parking available in the Railyard Parking Garages, west of 7th Street or in the John Breslow Ice Hockey Center parking lot at 433 V Street. Handicap parking will be available east of the Railyard in normal, designated spots.

RUNNER RECOVERY
The runner recovery area is for registered participants ONLY. Parents and siblings, to assure that supply does not run out before the final heats, please do not take items from the runner recovery station. Please only take ONE of each finish line recovery item per registered runner.

NO Strollers, Wagons, Joggers, etc allowed on the race course.  

 

WEATHER
The Pumpkin Run will take place rain or shine. If there is lightning in the area, heats may be delayed.  There are no refunds due to inclement weather.  If changes need to be made, announcements will be made on-site and may be posted here or on the Pumpkin Run Facebook page.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION 
Contact the Nebraska Sports Council at 
info@nebraskasportscouncil.com or call 402-471-2544.

Nebraska Sports Council Code of Conduct and Sportsmanship Statement

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

TIMES
The first heat will begin at 10 a.m. View the complete schedule to see when each grade is scheduled to run.

SCHEDULE
Please plan to arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your scheduled run time. You DO NOT have to arrive at the beginning of your session. Runners may also run in any heat.

PARTICIPANT PACKETS
Packets include Pumpkin Run shirt and runner letter with information and coupons from sponsors.

We will have a Packet Pickup Day for outside of Lincoln and homeschool participants on Thursday, October 10 at the NSC Headquarters (7620 N 70th St. Lincoln).

 

Please make arrangements to stop by and grab your packet before you run. There will not be any onsite Packet Pickup on the day of the run.

SCHOOL BOX PICKUP
P.E teachers will have participant packets available for runners, at their school, sometime between October 8-10, provided the runner registers by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, October 3.

PARKING
All families are encouraged to park for FREE in the Pinnacle Bank Arena Festival Lot, just north of the arena at 901 V. Street.  From there, it is a short walk over the LINCOLN Bridge to the Start Line. Overflow parking will also be available in the Haymarket Park parking lots.

There will NOT be parking available in the Railyard Parking Garages, west of 7th Street or in the John Breslow Ice Hockey Center parking lot at 433 V Street. Handicap parking will be available east of the Railyard in normal, designated spots.

RUNNER RECOVERY
The runner recovery area is for registered participants ONLY. Parents and siblings, to assure that supply does not run out before the final heats, please do not take items from the runner recovery station.

 

WEATHER
The Pumpkin Run will take place rain or shine. If there is lightning in the area, heats may be delayed.  There are no refunds due to inclement weather.  If changes need to be made, announcements will be made on-site and may be posted here or on the Pumpkin Run Facebook page.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION 
Contact the Nebraska Sports Council at 
info@nebraskasportscouncil.com or call 402-471-2544.

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