Pumpkin 5K Dash

Event Date

Sat, Oct 18, 2014


Chesterton, IN

About This Activity

In a continued effort to better our parks, the Burns Harbor Park Department is proud to hold our first annual Pumpkin 5K Dash! All proceeds from this event will be used to fund our Gazebo Project. A project that was designed to attract the surrounding community to host weddings, concerts, and many other outdoor events. On behalf of the Burns Harbor Park Department, we thank you for signing up and supporting our beautiful parks!

Event details and schedule

All runners will start in the park and run around our beautiful lake. Once around, runners will proceed out onto Haglund Road headed East to North Babcock Road. Here Runners will proceed North to the dead end then turn around and head back to the park. Runners will be running on gravel for approximately .25 miles on North Babcock Road. Upon re-entering the park, each runner will pick up a pumpkin and finish the last mile carrying their pumpkin through small/fun obstacles on and off road through out the park!

All registered participants will receive a complimentary non-gender specific cotton T-shirt. Please sign up before OCTOBER 5TH, to ensure you receive the size shirt you need. After October 5th shirt sizes will be first come first serve at packet pick up!! After the race, runners will get to take their pumpkins home as well.

Participants are limited to 150 ONLY!!! So sign up now!! Race day registration is $25 (If spots are available)


Packet Pickup will start at 3:30 p.m. at Lakeland Park

Race Starts at 4:30 p.m.

Please plan on visiting our Pumpkin Festival happening immediately after the race! Fun for the whole family!!

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