Great Pumpkin Run 4K - Harvest Celebration

Sat September 30, 2017 Conover, NC 28613 US Directions
361 5th AVE. SE
Conover, NC US 28613

RunTimeRaces is hosting the 2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Run 4K - Harvest Celebration in conjunction with Spirit Truth Ministries. This course will start and finish at Conover City Park with a relatively flat 2.4 mile course designed with new runners/walkers, families, and children in mind. Harvest permitting, participants will receive a FREE PUMPKIN.  As a RunTimeRaces produced event, be assured this event will be well organized and leave you with an Awesome Race Experience.

This year we've added a NEW DIVISION titled Tough Pumpkin Runner Division for all those participants looking for the next challenge. Each Tough Pumpkin Runner participant will be required to carry a volleyball/basketball size pumpkin through the 4K course. Participants may not use any devices, bags, packs, straps, or anything other than their hands and arms to carry the pumpkin. Prizes will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female Tough Pumpkin Runners who cross the finish line. Each Tough Pumpkin Runner participant will receive a finisher medal. 

Early Registration through 11:59 pm on Tuesday, September 19th includes a FREE RACE TEE. Race Day Registration opens from 7:15 am - 8:15 am Race Day (No race T-shirt will be included during Race Day Registration). You must have the proper amount for cash payment on race day, no checks accepted. 

Age Based Pricing 17 & Under = $16

Phantom Runner Can't participate and would still like to support our event and get a cool race shirt, consider being a PHANTOM RUNNER (No participation required, shirts may be picked up at Packet Pick up or on-site Race Day.

Given to the top 3 male & female finishers, and top Overall Masters male and female. Awards will go to the top 3 male and female 5k finishers in the following age groups:

Age Divisions (Male & Female)
10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19,
20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Packet Pick Up for Friday, September 29th from 10am-7pm @ Fleet Feet Sports Hickory.
Fleet Feet Sports of Hickory
Belle Hollow Shopping Center
3022 B North Center St., Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: (828) 304- 4786

Race Day Packet Pick Up at race between 7:15 am - 8:15 am.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Through Spirit Truth Ministries the preaching of Dr. Jerry Chaddick is heard through the radio broadcast entitled Spirit Truth with Jerry Chaddick. Through this broadcast and through the website, Dr. Chaddick's sermons are heard around the world on any streaming device. God has used Spirit Truth to challenge and encourage millions to trust Christ as the Lord of their life, while those who know Christ are given the opportunity to experience genuine revival in their hearts. Spirit Truth Ministries wants to see a harvest of souls swept into the Kingdom and genuine revival in the hearts of God’s people.


Course Directions & Map

Start from Conover City Park on 5th Ave SE towards Concordia Lutheran Church

Left onto 2nd St SE

Left onto 3rd Ave SE

Right onto 3rd St SE

Left onto 1st Ave S 

Left onto 11 St SE

Right onto College Ave

Right onto E Boundary St

Right onto 1st Ave S 

Right onto 3rd St SE

Right onto 5th Ave SE into Conover Park / Cross Finish Line

Refund Policy

All sales are final. No refunds for this event.
RunTimeRaces reserves the right to modify, change, reschedule, or cancel this event.

Countdown Clock

RunTimeRaces is pleased to announce we have partnered with Classroom Connections to help collect school supplies for students of the Catawba Valley. We're asking each Great Pumpkin Run participant to bring new unopened school supplies to donate on Saturday, September 30th. The Classroom Connections staff will be on hand to collect the supplies.

Race Tee ( Next Level)

Race Participant Survey

Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.

Did you participate in the race?

Would you recommend this race to a friend?

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.