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Gourdy's Pumpkin Run: Portland

Mon June 1, 2020 Directions


2020 Event Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, this race was cancelled as of June 1, 2020. While we are beyond bummed that we cannot gather at the start line together this fall, we look forward to being able to return in fall of 2021! In the meantime, we encourage you to keep the fall tradition alive by joining us for our ever-popular Virtual Run! Get the details here. 

If you signed up for this event prior to the cancellation, you should have received an email outlining options for transferring your registration or deferring to a future year. The transfer deadline for the Virtual Run has passed, which means you will automatically be deferred and be able to use your registration in 2021 or 2022. Once we launch registration in late winter, we will email you how to go about redeeming your registration credit! In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email us: 

Stay active, stay healthy, and we will see you all next fall! 

-Gourdy's Pumpkin Run Team


Urban Farm Fermentory (located in the East End)
200 Anderson St.
Portland, ME 04101


Fall is here and so is Gourdy's Pumpkin Run!

Get ready to tackle 3.1 miles in east Portland, Maine. Participants will enjoy a scenic run along the Eastern Promenade before doubling up the stairs into Fort Allen Park before hopping the Midslope Trail back to the cidery! 

Be sure to invite friends and create a team of 4+, as each team member will save $5. Pumpkins, apple cider, and friends on the farm. It doesn't get much better than that!


-Entry to the 5K run or walk (all ages and abilities welcome)
-2020 lightweight tech hoodie, perfect for fall running weather
-2020 finisher's medal
-Commemorative race bib with chip timing
-Cup of apple cider at the finish line
-Free professional race photos
-Small pumpkin to take home


Prices increase as the race gets closer. Secure your spot today to get the best price!


We always need awesome volunteers to help make the race a success. We have several shifts to choose from when signing up. Besides having a great time at the race, you'll receive:

-Choice of a FREE race registration or a donation made to a charity of your choice

-Exclusive volunteer longsleeved shirt

-Light snacks throughout the shift

Use the menu to navigate to the volunteer page to view available shifts (or just click here).


Is 3.1 miles too easy for you? Add on the Tough Pumpkin option and we'll supply you with a pumpkin to run or walk with during the race! Cross the finish line with it and you'll earn a second, exclusive Tough Pumpkin medal! 


Be sure to use #gourdyspumpkinrun while training and at the event! Throughout the spring and summer, we will randomly select people using the hashtag and send them training swag! Follow us on Instagram for more chances to win (@gourdyspumpkinrun)!


After signing up for the race, be sure to download the free Strava training app. We have an awesome club with tons of member encouragement, contests, virtual training runs, and more! Track all of your runs and walks this summer and motivate others to stay active in their training!

Click here to download the free Strava training app for either iOS or Android. 

Earn Your Registration Back and Exclusive Swag

While the race is an amazing experience itself, it's even better when you have friends join you! Once you sign up to run or walk, you will automatically become part of the Pumpkin Support League (or PSL for short!) Refer friends and family to join you to earn awesome rewards throughout the months leading up to race day. Here's how it works:

1) Sign up for the race. Once you complete your registration, you'll receive a unique URL link to share.

2) Share this unique link with friends and family as often as you'd like.

3) Each time someone signs up through your link, you'll accrue one referral. Earn five referrals and get $20 credited back to you. Easy peasy!

Don't stop there. There are more prizes to earn as you continue spreading the word. Here is the referral prize chart:

5 Referrals: $20 of your registration fee credited back 

10 Referrals: Exclusive PSL Beanie

15 Referrals: Exclusive PSL Big Comfy Hoodie

20 Referrals: The remainder of your base registration fee credited back 

The beanie and Big Comfy Hoodie are designed exclusively for our PSL members (read: you cannot buy these!)

Sign up, get your shareable link, and start spreading the pumpkin love! 


Race Contact Info

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Urban Farm Fermentory (located in the East End)
200 Anderson St.
Portland, ME 04101


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