The Fifth Annual Tapping of the Great Pumpkin 8k, 5k, 1 mile walk and kids fun run

5 Mile, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 22, 2016


North Wales, PA


Activity Today Later

8k Run

$30 $30 Closed

5k Run

$30 $30 Closed

1 Mile Walk

$10 $10 Closed

Kids 1/2 mile run

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

Life is good, Genuine Neighborhood Shoppe in North Wales, Harvest Seasonal Grill & The Shoppes at English Village would like to cordially invite you and to join us for a delightful afternoon and evening of two festive runs and a walk followed by "The Tapping of the Great Pumpkin" festival.

Register Early to Ensure your slot!
Events consist of a wheel measured flat and fast 8k, 5k, a 1 mile walk and a 1/2 mile kid's fun run :-)

Event will sell out at 700 runners by early October

 Receive a free commemorative "Tapping of the Great Pumpkin" Dri-Fit Tech Tee

for 8k & 5k runners guaranteed if registered by October 16th, while supplies last

Food provided for runners and their guests compliments of

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar & Jules Thin Crust Pizza

Post Race Beer provided by Weyerbacher Brewery must be 21 and older

Special offers and discounts from participating stores and restaurants at The Shoppes at English Village

Family-fun activities including pumpkin painting and face painting

Fun for all ages!!

Additional Information 

AMENITIES: Timing by DQ Events. Instant results available at finish. Results posted at   On-site parking. Restrooms available.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Flat and fast 8k and 5K Road Race starts and finishes at Iron Hill Brewery in the Shoppes at English Village and travels through English Village apartments onto Squire Lane out to Cedar Hill Road onto Biwood and back. This is a beautiful run that is very fast and flat, with paved streets and gentle rolling hills; a great course! Held rain or shine. Please no strollers, bikes, rollerblades, or skateboards allowed on course.

RACE DAY: Check in for 8k and 5K participants from 2:00-2:45pm. No new registrations taken after 2:45pm.
8k and 5K Race starts at 3:00pm. Kid's Run starts at 3:05 and Walk starts at 3:10.

AWARDS: Awards given for 8k and 5K only, 1 Mile Walk/Kids Run is for FUN! Over all winner (male and female), plus top three males and females in each age category: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over. No mailing of awards or shirts.

This event is a rain or shine event. No refunds, transfers or credits will be granted. The race director has the right to alter or cancel the race due to circumstances that may pose a danger to those involved

A portion of proceeds benefit the Life is Good Kids Foundation & The Wissahickon Water Shed Association

CONTACT: Scoogie Snyder:

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