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Stay tuned for the

 6th Annual Runaway Pumpkin

10K & 5K that will take place during the 

2020 NH Pumpkin Festival 

next October

 

A community fundraising effort to benefit WOW Trail

& Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction 

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9:00 am
Smith Track at Opechee Park, 879 North Main Street, Laconia, NH

Both the 10K (run) & 5K (run/walk) will start at 9:00 am
Start & finish at Smith Track at Opechee Park, 

879 North Main Street, Laconia, NH

The Kids Fun Run will start at 10:00 am in the Track 

Early Bib Pick-Up

Friday, October 18th, 4:30-6pm in the Opechee Park Building

915 North Main Street, Laconia (Beach & Athletic Field parking lot)

Race Day Bib Pick-Up & Registration

7:30-8:45a at Smith Track at Opechee Park

879 North Main Street, Laconia

Parking
Parking is available at

Laconia Middle School, 150 McGrath Street, Laconia

Pleasant Street School, 350 Pleasant Street, Laconia

Results

Chip Timing provided by Millennium Running

All results will be displayed live by the finish line in the Millenium Running timing trailer near the finish line. Online results will be posted on MilleniumRunning.com

 

Awards

Awards to the top 3 overall male & female runners.  Awards will also be given out to the top 3 male and female runners in each age category:

10K (<19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+)

5K (<12; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+)

Please stop by the Awards Tent near the Millenium Running timing trailer following the race to claim your award.  Awards will not be mailed after the event.

Registration & Fees

10K Run $30 ($35 Race Day)
5K Run/Walk – ADULT (21+) $25 ($30 Race Day)
5K Run/Walk – YOUTH (13-20)  $20 ($25 Race Day) 
5K Run/Walk – KIDS (<12)  $10 ($15 Race Day) (no event shirt included with KIDS registration)

Kids Fun Run (no charge)

 

Please register on-line 
Race Day Registration Available 7:30am – 8:45am
Register before October 9th to receive an event shirt! (Adult & Youth registrations only)     

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Largest Team?  Bring It!
You know it’s more fun to participate with your friends, family & coworkers.
Get them together and earn bragging rights for the whole year!
(and we will do our part in getting you a little press for your efforts)

Bread Winners!
Cash Prizes for both 10K & 5K Races
$100 Top Male/Female Finishers
$50 Male/Female “Course Records”

“Delicious” Age Category Prizes courtesy of Lakes Region Community College Culinary Arts Program
10K (<19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+)

5K (<12; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+)

“Course Records”

10K M: Jaidiby Zapata, Milford, NH (2018, 33:03, 5:20p)
10K F:  Corey Dowe, Barrington, NH (2016, 36:38, 5.54p)

5K M: Neal Darmody, Bow, NH (2019, 15:38, 5.02p) 
5K F:  Corey Dowe, (2017, 17:32, 5:39p)

The Courses
10K Course
A great course that takes you around Lake Opechee and down the WOW Trail!

5K Course
A modified ‘out-and-back’ course with views of beautiful Lake Opechee

Kids Fun Run
We have great friends at The Downtown Gym that are holding our Kids Fun Run.  Plan for a 10:00 start and some fun in the track oval.  

Love Our Sponsors! 
Once again, we wouldn’t have this great event without our sponsors.
Please help us appreciate them.

Questions?

Contact us at info@wowtrail.org or 603-630-4468

 

Runaway Pumpkin Fundraising

All proceeds benefit two great causes….the WOW Trail & Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction.  Set up your own easy to use fundraising page when you register or use our fundraising form and bring all pledges/donations on race day.

Raise/Donate $100 or more and receive a WOW Trail Pullover!

Community Hero?
We think we have two excellent causes and we invite you to help us fundraise for the WOW Trail Greater Lakes Region Children’s AuctionSet up your own easy to use fundraising page when you register or use our fundraising form and bring all pledges/donations on race day.

 

Runaway Pumpkin Volunteers

We just can’t do this without an amazing team of volunteers!  Let us know if you would like to be part of the Crew by emailing info@wowtrail.org.

Volunteers are also invited to be Community Heroes by raising funds for the 

WOW Trail and Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction.  Raise/Donate $100 or more and receive a WOW Trail Pullover! 

 

Runaway Pumpkin Course Map

10K Course Map

A great course that takes you around Lake Opechee and down the WOW Trail!

Runners start on North Main Street/Rt. 106 near the Smith Track at Opechee Park heading north. Runners take a right onto Busiel Street, continue left on Edgewater Avenue, continue onto Lewis Street and turn right onto North Main Street. Proceeding north on North Main Street, runners take a right onto Old North Main Street and proceed until turning right onto Roundbay Road. Runners follow Roundbay Road (staying right) and turn right to continue down Old North Main Street. Runners turn right onto North Main Street/Rt. 106 and follow until turning right onto Anthony Drive. Runners follow Anthony Drive and turn right onto Elm Street, passing the Laconia Country Club on the left (the 5K mark) and Elm Street School on the right. Runners turn right onto Jefferson Street and then left on Washington Street.   Runners stay straight on Washington Street and then turn left onto Franklin Street.  Runners turn right onto Elm, cross the Lakeport Dam and be directed onto the sidewalk at the entrance to the Opechee Inn & Conference Center. Runners turn right onto the WOW Trail, just prior to reaching the intersection with Union Ave. Runners follow the WOW Trail and turn right onto Messer Street (staying on the right hand side) and re-enter the WOW trail, turning slightly right. Runners proceed to the end of the WOW Trail and return back on North Main Street by turning right towards the finish line. Runners return straight up North Main, through the Oak Street traffic light to the finish line in the Smith Track parking lot (turn right into the parking lot and to the finish arch).

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5K Course Map


An out-and-back course with views of Lake Opechee

Runners/walkers will start on North Main Street/Rt. 106 near the Smith Track at Opechee Park heading North. Runners/walkers take a right onto Busiel Street, continue left on Edgewater Avenue, continue onto Lewis Street and turn right onto North Main Street. Runners/walkers turn right on Old North Main Street until turning right onto Roundbay Rd. Runners follow Roundbay Road (staying left) and turn left to continue down Old North Main Street and then return following the same course but continuing to the finish line by turning left into the Smith Track parking lot.

 

Runaway Pumpkin Photos

Free Participant Photos Courtesy of our friends at