Alhambra Pumpkin Run

Sun October 27, 2019 Alhambra, CA US 91801 Directions
Events
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.alhambrapumpkinrun.com.

Place
38 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA US 91801
Description

6th ANNUAL ALHAMBRA PUMPKIN RUN 2019

We’re celebrating our 6th year! The Alhambra Pumpkin Run is turning 6 years old and we’d love you to join us for our birthday on Sunday, October 27th 2019 in Downtown Alhambra!

The Alhambra Pumpkin Run is one of Alhambra's largest annual city wide events. The race brings more than 1,500 runners and walkers to the beautiful streets of Downtown Alhambra starting on Main Street and moving in to east Alhambra. Get to know your neighbors and community businesses as they cheer you on during your run. Neighborhood families set-up lemonade stands, cheer you on with signs and bring you to the finish line with music, cheers and laughter.

Our mission is to provide a fun, family environment to promote physical fitness, health and fun through a community based event with costumes, music and entertainment.

EVENT TIMELINE

When: Sunday, October 27th 2019

Where: 2nd Street & Main Street in Downtown Alhambra

Day of Registration begins: 6:00am

10K start: 7:30am

5K Start: 8:00am

1K Start: 9:30am

10K & 5K Award Ceremony begins:  8:30am

Alhambra Certified Farmers Market: 7:00am - 2:00pm

Costume Contest: 12:00pm

Trick-or-Treating on Main Street: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Downtown Alhambra Hallowscream Festival: 7:00am - 2:00pm

*Start times subject to change


EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Free run photos posted on our FB page of the run and event.
  • Free and fun festival for the entire family!
  • Trick-or-Treating at local Downtown Alhambra businesses on Main Street
  • Live entertainment including a band, dance performances and DJ
  • Certified Alhambra Farmers Market
  • Annual Downtown Alhambra Hallowscream Costume Contest
  • Kids Zone including petting zoo, and carnival games
  • Free pumpkin patch for kids (first come first serve)
  • Bag check (Donation made to local group: to be chosen and announced soon) open during the run from 7am - 11am
  • Annual Homebrew Beer Contest sponsored by Ohana Brewery
  • Annual Pumpkin Pie making contest hosted by Alhambra Chamber of Commerce. Interested in competing with your amazing pie? Please email us by: 10/15/2019: alhambrapumpkinrun@gmail.com
     

10K/5K/1K PRICING


10K REGISTRATION

Early Bird: $50 (5/1 thru 6/30)

Regular: $55 (7/1 - 8/31)

Late: $60 (9/1 - 10/23)

On-Site: $65 (10/26 - 10/27)

Group rates sales end on: 9/30/2019
Groups will receive a 10’x10’ area to set up a pop-up tent for their group

5K REGISTRATION

Early Bird: $35 (5/1 thru 6/30)

Regular: $40 (7/1 - 8/31)

Late: $45 (9/1 - 10/23)

On-Site: $55 (10/26 - 10/27)


Group rates sales end on: 9/30/2019
Groups will receive a 10’x10’ area to set up a pop-up tent for their group

KIDS 1K REGISTRATION

Early Bird: $20 (5/1 thru 6/30)

Regular: $25 (7/1 - 8/31)

Late: $30 (9/1 - 10/23)

On-Site: $35 (10/26 - 10/27)

Group rates sales end on: 9/30/2019
Groups will receive a 10’x10’ area to set up a pop-up tent for their group

10K/5K/1K AGES


10K AGES

Children 6 years and up may run/walk the 10K as paid participants. All children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a registered adult for the entire duration of the race for safety. All participants need a bib/registration to enter the 10K and run the route. Children 5 years and younger are free to run/walk or be pushed in strollers for free. There is no registration needed for children 0 to 5 years.


5K AGES

Children 6 years and up may run/walk the 5K as paid participants. All children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a registered adult for the entire duration of the race for safety. All participants need a bib/registration to enter the 5K and run the route. Children 5 years and younger are free to run/walk or be pushed in strollers for free. There is no registration needed for children 0 to 5 years.

1K AGES

Our 1K Kids race begins with a fun warm up of exercises and quick dances led by our fun master of ceremonies before each group. *All parents and runners must wait behind the barricades until it is their assigned group time.


Group #1: Age 4
Group #2: Age 5
Group #3: Ages 6
Group #4: Ages 7-8
Group #5: Ages 9-10
Group #6 Ages 11-13

PLEASE NOTE:: Age divisions for the 1K are subject to change depending on registration participation. For the safety of the children, some division may be divided up into smaller groups. Details will be emailed to participants (check your email) and posted on our FB page and invite page at, facebook.com/alhambrapumpkinrun.


RUN/WALK ROUTES


10K ROUTE

We are excited to bring the 10K back! Yay! Our 10K route is two loops of our 5K route. You get to see our beautiful Alhambra community twice. How lucky are you?

5K ROUTE 

Our 5K route begins on Main Street facing west. Runners travel west on Main Street to 5th Street and turn right and loop back on Main Street facing east. When runners hit Garfield, they will turn left onto Garfield traveling north as they pass the Renaissance Theater corner.  Runner then loop right and travel back to Main Street as they pass a DJ on the Renaissance Theater corner by Applebee’s and turn left onto Main Street and travel east.  Once runners hit El Molino Dr. they will make a right in to our beautiful north/east Alhambra residential area and loop around to Granada Ave. Participants will then make a left back on to Main Street and finish the 5K run/walk facing west on Main Street and continue back to our finish line.

1K ROUTE

The 1K course features a turnaround loop easy for the kids to follow and a a police bike that will guide the runners on the loop. The race begins on Main Street at our start line (cross street: 2nd Street) facing east Alhambra. The race begins and runners make a U-Turn at 5th Street and runners turn back around on Main Street facing west and ending at the finish line on 2nd Street.

ALL REGISTERED RUNNERS RECEIVE:

  • Commemorative 2019 Pumpkin Run t-shirt
  • Commemorative 2019 Pumpkin Run custom finisher’s medal received after crossing the finish line
  • Commemorative 2019 Pumpkin Run runner's bib with timing chip
  • Commemorative 2019 sponsored swag bag with sponsored goodies for 10K, 5K and 1K finishers 
  • Chip timing (excluding 1K runners) for accurate run time results received after the 10K and 5K.  Prizes to be determined by sponsors, etc. And to be held on our stage at north 2nd Street stage at 8:30am
  • More details about the breakdown of our awards will be emailed to participants and posted on our FB page and invite
  • Complimentary snacks and drinks from our sponsors after they cross the finish line
  • Free photos from our photographers that will posted on our Facebook page after the event
  • A large group fun warm-up will be conducted before the race begins
     

IMPORTANT 10K/5K/1K INFORMATION


Register for our annual Alhambra Pumpkin Run here! The information below is extremely important. Please read it carefully and learn about all the important information about packet pick up, your timing chip, and rules for the race course.

You may register as a single runner or as a team. Please note that the sooner your register for the run, the more dough you'll save. Please see our early registration dates below and we'll see you at the finish line. If you registered another person it is your responsibility to share this information with them.  Register early and let's do this!

INFO & TIPS


Pick-up your runner’s bib and t-shirt before race day on: Saturday, October 26th 10:00am - 2:00pm in front of Alhambra City Hall on 2nd Street on the west side entrance.
Day of bib & tshirt pick up begins: 6:00am
10K Group line-up and warm-up: 7:15am
5K Group line-up and warm-up: 7:45am
10K starts: 7:30am - CUT OFF FOR OFFICIAL CHIP TIMING  START IS: 7:45am
5K Starts: 8:00am - CUT OFF FOR OFFICIAL CHIP TIMING START IS: 8:15am
10K & 5K Awards Ceremony: 9:00am located at our sponsor stage - north 2nd Street
Dress up for our run! Orange is fun! Pumpkin gear is sweet! And Halloween costumes are even sweeter! Have fun and see you at the finish line.
If you are registering for another runner, please enter their email address when registering them.
When placing your order for your t-shirt size, please note that you cannot change your t-shirt size after your registration.
Arrive early to the run to avoid looking for parking and feeling flustered before your run.
 

PARTY TIME & FUN RUN!

The Alhambra Pumpkin Run is also a HUGE party! Dress up in your best Halloween, Pumpkin or Orange gear! Being so close to Halloween, many of our runners dress up to the run. Feel free to wear anything and all orange, a Halloween costume or a big and fun pumpkin tutu! Make it fun. Make it memorable. *Costumes may not create a safety hazard to yourself or other runners.

PACKET PICK-UP

We have a pre pick-up event so you can pick up your bib, t-shirt and packet. Please do your best to pick up your packet at our pre-packet pick up on Saturday, October 26th. This will help eliminate long lines and give our runners plenty of time to arrive to the run, have time to warm-up and feel comfortable before the run/walk.


PRE PACKET PICK-UP EVENT INFO [RECOMMENDED]

Date: Saturday, October 26th

Time: 10:00pm - 2:00pm

Where: Alhambra City Hall lawn - 2nd Street (West side of City Hall)  

*Look for our pop-up tent

Bring: Arrive with your I.D. for all pick ups

ON SITE REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK UP

On site registration & pick up will pause temporarily at the start of the 10K and 5K in honor of the National Anthem and Color Guard presentation. Packet pick-up will end promptly at 8:10am for the 5K or when sold out. No exceptions! Please arrive early!!


Date: Sunday, October 27th  

Time: Begins at 6:00am

Where: 2nd Street & Main Street - by Start line on 2nd Street

Bring: Arrive with your I.D. for all pick ups


BIB NUMBERS & TIMING CHIPS

REMEMBER, DO NOT FORGET YOUR BIB!! Your race bib is chipped for timing and must be pinned to the FRONT of your shirt. We cannot replace any bibs forgotten at home and everyone must have a bib to participate in the Pumpkin Run (unless they are 5 years old and under and just along for the ride). A new bib will need to be purchased.

This event is chip timed which means your race time begins when you cross the start line and ends when you cross the finish line. For this reason, you do not need to crowd the starting line trying to be the first person to take off. Cutoff for official timed results is 8:15 AM for 5K - no exceptions!

Be sure to run across the timing mat under the arch to end your official time.


PARKING

Our runners may park in any city parking lot or available street parking. Parking lots located on 1st Street north and south of Main Street. Please view the course map and park outside of the route. Use the walk as a pre race warm up exercise.

Pay attention to all posted signs. Parking is at your own risk and protect any valuables you leave in your car.
If you live locally, use Uber or Lyft to catch a ride and avoid the parking hassle all together.
Carpool...less cars = more parking for others
Be courteous to the residents and avoid loud music and talking in the early arrival hours.
Do NOT block residential driveways.
Do NOT park in the local business parking lots. We are not responsible for any parking tickets or towing.
Do NOT leave any trash behind (even if it is not yours).
 

Race Contact Info

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Course Map

Check out our Main Street route through downtown Alhambra!

10K ROUTE

We are excited to bring the 10K back! Yay! Our 10K route is two loops of our 5K route. You get to see our beautiful Alhambra community twice. How lucky are you?

5K ROUTE


Our 5K route begins on Main Street facing west. Runners travel west on Main Street to 5th Street and turn right and loop back on Main Street facing east. When runners hit Garfield, they will turn left onto Garfield traveling north as they pass the Renaissance Theater corner.

Runners then loop right and travel back to Main Street as they pass a DJ on the Renaissance Theater corner by Applebee’s and turn left onto Main Street and travel east.

Once runners hit El Molino Dr. they will make a right in to our beautiful north/east Alhambra residential area and loop around to Granada Ave. Participants will then make a left back on to Main Street and finish the 5K run/walk facing west on Main Street and continue back to our finish line.

1K ROUTE


The 1K course features a turnaround loop easy for the kids to follow and a a police bike that will guide the runners on the loop. The race begins on Main Street at our start line (cross street: 2nd Street) facing east Alhambra. The race begins and runners make a U-Turn at 5th Street and runners turn back around on Main Street facing west and ending at the finish line on 2nd Street.

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CROSS THE FINISH LINE! Sponsor
BOOTH LOVE Sponsor
BOOTH LOVE Sponsor
SWAG BAGGIE Sponsor
Finishers' T-Shirt Logo
Recovery Zone Service Provider
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