By now, you know that Gourdy’s Pumpkin Run is an event that honors our favorite season. What you make of it is your call! Maybe you’re not a ‘runner’ and your fall story is you setting a goal for yourself. Maybe you’re searching for yet another race to slide into your jam packed running calendar. Or maybe the idea of spending some time outdoors with friends is why you want to sign up. Whatever it is, your fall story begins here.
Founded as “The Great Pumpkin Run,” this event has been bringing all the joys of the season since 2012.
Gourdy, our mascot and new namesake, started his fall story ten years ago. While he loves running, he never takes it too seriously.
Gourdy's Pumpkin Run is an event for people of all ages and levels of experience. The only requirement: bring a positive, fall-loving attitude with you!
Your fall story hits a fork on the winding road. Turn right and join us at a location-based event. Turn left and rock your 3.1 miles virtually. Great news, though. Both are fabulous options and offer ways for you to get involved as much as you want. You call the shots when creating your favorite fall tradition!
Take part as much or as little as you want. Sure, you can show up on race morning and be fine. But, part of the fun is engaging with fellow fall-loving participants in the months leading up to race day. Gourdy has some ways to make that happen:
Connect with our community of runners and walkers on our Facebook Community Group.LEARN MORE
Created several years ago, the Community Group has over 11,000 active members. It’s a peer to peer group where you can share your fall story, ask for training tips, and even show off your favorite fall recipes! Positive vibes and encouragement are the only requirement.
Gourdy is amped for his upcoming app due out later this summer.LEARN MORE
The app is being designed from the ground up. The idea is to give you a way to easily track your runs, connect with friends, and participate in weekly challenges. It’s going to be the perfect compliment to the overall event!
The app will be ready to rock this summer. Sign up for an event or the Virtual Run today and be among the first to have free access to it!
Share photos or take a peek at what the event is like on Instagram by using #gourdyspumpkinrunLEARN MORE
One of Gourdy’s favorite things is seeing who tagged him on Instagram! As you begin your training, share your posts and be sure to tag him and use #gourdyspumpkinrun. He is known from time to time to send free training swag…
Volunteer at one of the location-based events this fall and help make it all happen (plus, your registration will be free!)LEARN MORE
We always need friendly volunteers on race morning. You’ll play a critical role in making sure the event goes off without a hitch. Plus, you’ll be surrounded by some awesome people throughout the day!
Get all the details here. Then, if you want to sign up to help out, find an event near you and click the volunteer link to sign up!
Once you've signed up for a race, you can earn exclusive PSL swag for referring friends and family to join you!LEARN MORE
Make running with friends even more rewarding!
After signing up for a race, you’ll be enrolled in the Pumpkin Support League (PSL for short). You’ll have a unique link to share with friends and family. As they use your link, you’ll accrue referral points that count towards awards like money back and exclusive PSL swag like beanies and hoodies!