45th Annual Kent Pumpkin 5 Mile Run
The 45th Annual Kent Pumpkin 5 Mile Run, will be held Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 at the Kent Green at Town Hall in Kent, CT.
The event is sponsored and organized by the Kent Chamber of Commerce.
The I mile kids run will not be held this year.
To pre-register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/45th-annual-kent-pumpkin-run-tickets-168030015299
Save $5 and sign up for Early bird Pre-registration which begins Wednesday Sept. 1, 2021 and ends on Friday Oct. 22, 2021 at 11:00 PM (EST). Price for Early Bird Pre-Registration is $27/runner.
Online registration will continue after 11:01 PM EST on Friday Oct. 22 to Friday Oct. 29, 2021 (8:00 PM EST). Price will be $32/runner.
Day of race registration will take place after 9:30 AM on Race Day (Sunday Oct. 31). Price will be $32/runner.
The race starts at Noon.
The Kent Pumpkin Run is organized by the Kent Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the Kent Green.
HELP SUPPORT THE KENT FOOD BANK!
We encourage all participants and spectators to bring non-perishable donations to support the great work of our Official Charitable Beneficiary, The Kent Food Bank, as they prepare for their busiest time of year. Donations can be dropped off at the Heron American Craft Gallery (16 North Main Street, Kent, CT) during Race Week . You can also make a monetary donation via Eventbrite. Thank you for your generous support!
Please Support our Sponsors ~ it is only through their generous support that this annual classic can continue to thrive!
CONQUER THE RUN….. IN A COSTUME!
Each year our race has had a wide variety of costume-clad runners. Prizes will be awarded to the top five most creative costumes.
Please visit kentpumpkinrun.com for more information about the race.
45 YEARS AND GOING STRONG!
Family Fun Day FUNdraiser
Family Fun Day FUNdraiser, Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Club Getaway, 59 S Kent Rd., Kent, CT.
The event, which runs from 11 am to 3 pm, features outdoor activities like zip lining, a high ropes course, trampolines, archery, water events (weather permitting) and more in addition to delicious barbeque fare.
Pre-register (link in bio) for $20 per adult and $10 for kids 13 years of age and under.
At the gate entry is available for $25 per adult and $15 for kids 13 years of age and younger. Admission includes access to all activities and food.
All proceeds go to benefit the Kent Chamber of Commerce.
For online tickets go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/414960460021591 and click on “Find Tickets”.
Kent Pumpkin Run
The Kent Pumpkin Run, 43rd Annual, will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019 at the Kent Green at Town Hall in Kent, CT. The event is sponsored and organized by the Kent Chamber of Commerce.
The 5 mile run/walk and Kid’s Runs begin and end at the Kent Green. The Kid’s Run has both 1/2 mile and 1 mile options.
Participants are encouraged to wear costumes.
To pre-register visit http://www.kentpumpkinrun.com/race-info/
For online registration, entry fee for 5 Mile Run/Walk is $25 plus $2.45 processing fee until Oct. 19th when online registration ends, then $30 .
Commemorative T shirt to first 500 registrants.
Registration caps at 1000 entries.
Kid’s (12 years old and under) online registration is free by Oct.18th and $5 after.
Also at kentpumpkinrun.com download printable entry form .
Make checks payable to Kent Chamber of Commerce and mail to:
Kent Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 124
Kent, CT 06757
Entrants can also register online to join Team Julia’s Wings to support the fight against aplastic anemia. Prices are $48.47 for 5 Mile race and $11.54 for Kid’s Run. Prices include processing fees and same deadlines apply.
Pre-registrants can pickup bibs and T shirts on Saturday, Oct. 26th, noon to 4:30 pm at:
Heron American Crafts Gallery
16 North Main St., Kent
The race day schedule of events is as follows:
10:00 am Bib and T shirt pickup and race day registration at Kent Green, Kent Town Hall
11:15 am Kid’s Run 1/2 mile and 1 mile
Noon 5 Mile Run/Walk
Race is followed by music, refreshments, awards and town-wide events.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female overall winners, for setting a new course record and to the first Kent resident finisher. Prizes will also go to the top three male and female finishers in eight age groups.
And, of course, prizes will be awarded for the five best costumes.
Chip timing will be provided by Fast Track Timing.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Kent Food Bank, and participants and spectators alike are encouraged to bring a non-perishable item. The items can be left at Davis IGA during race week or brought to the start/finish area on race day.
For more information about the Pumpkin Run visit kentpumpkinrun.com.
To learn more about the Kent Food Bank visit kentctcommunityfund.org.
To learn more about Julia’s Wings visit juliaswings.org.
Thank you to these generous 2018 sponsors:
Kent Green, Bartlett Tree Service, Davis IGA, High Watch Recovery Center, Sharon Hospital/Health Quest, Union Savings Bank, Bulls Bridge Inn, Club Getaway, Heron Gallery, Kent Barns, Kent Fitness, Kent Greenhouse & Gardens, Kent Park & Recreation, Kent School, New Milford Fitness & Aquatics Club, Northwest CT Community Foundation, and The Old Oak Tavern. Also: Access Physical Therapy & Wellness, Blondin Shea Eye Care, Fife ‘n Drum Restaurant & Inn, House of Books, Kent Station Pharmacy, Kent Wine & Spirit, Kingsley’s Tavern, Dr. Michael Monsarrat, DMD, Nicholas/Tobin Insurance, North Elm Home Furnishings, Salisbury Bank, Strong CORE Wellness Team, Tree Monsters, and Webster Bank.