Welcome to the

Pumpkin Run

 
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Canopy Street, Railyard 
Lincoln, NE

The first heat will begin at 10 a.m. A complete schedule of sessions and heats by school can be found under Additional Information.

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

$15 per runner Sept 17 – Sept. 25

Register by September 16 at 11:59 p.m. to get a shirt.

 

All students who register after Sept. 16 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 September 16) 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

PACKET PICKUP 

Runner Packets, for those who register by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 16, will be available at all LPS Elementary Schools and most NON-LPS Schools between Sept. 20-22.  Students MUST register by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 16 to receive a shirt, and to have their packet and shirt available for pick-up at school.


Look for notifications from your P.E. teacher.


Pre-School and Home School Students who register by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 16: There will be a Packet Pickup Day on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Nebraska Sports Council Headquarters – 7620 N. 70th St., Lincoln.


All students who register after Sept. 16 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.

 

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.

GIFTS & PRIZES
All participants will receive a finisher medal, along with other gifts and goodies from our sponsors. Those who register by 11:59 p.m. on September 16 will also receive a Pumpkin Run shirt.

 

WEATHER
The Pumpkin Run will take place rain or shine. If there is lightning in the area, heats may be delayed.  Sorry, 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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