Pumpkin Run 5k & 1k

Sat October 19, 2019 Wichita, KS US 67260 Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.wichita.edu/pumpkinrun.

1845 Fairmount
Shocker Hall
Wichita, KS US 67260

Join runners/walkers at 9 a.m. for a fun journey through one of the prettiest campuses in Kansas! As a participant of the USATF-Certified Pumpkin Run 5K, you will receive a one of a kind customized T-shirt, after race snacks, and an opportunity to mingle and chat with fellow runners and local vendors in the Runner Village. And don't forget to ease away your aches with a free massage from a Campus Recreation massage therapist. Open to Wichita State University students, faculty/staff, family, friends and the general public.

The 4th annual 1K Little Pumpkin Fun Run for ages 0-12 will start at 10:20 a.m. All little runners will receive a participation gift and T-shirt. Trophies for top girl and boy finishers.

Run in costume for extra fun!

Our charity partner in 2018-2019-2020 is ICT SOS supported by Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. The charity was picked based on the WSU Greek Life applications requesting support for their specific charity. 

We look forward to seeing you on the course!


Race Contact Info

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

Awards 5k and 1k

5k Awards:

Awards for the 5k race will be given to the Top Overall Male and Female finishers as well as the Top Masters (40+) Male and Female finishers. 

Awards will be also given to the Top Male and Female 5k finisher in the following age categories:
9 & Under
75 & Over

1k Awards:

Awards for the 1k race will be given to the Top Overall Male and Female finishers.

1k Little Pumpkin Run race is not a timed event. 

All 1k participants will receive a customized finisher medal.

Packet Pick Up

Packet pick up schedule:

@WSU Heskett Center

Thursday, October 17: 3-6 p.m.

Friday, October 18: 12-6 p.m.

For driving directions call the Heskett Center Front Desk at 316-978-3082.

On Race Day

October 19: 7-8:55 a.m. - Shocker Hall Multipurpose Room 

Course Map - 5k

2019 5K course

Course Map - 1k


Sponsorship/Vendor Booth in Runners Village

If you would like to become a sponsor and/or you are interested in having a vendor booth in the runners' village please contact cr.pumpkinrun@wichita.edu. Also, more information about sponsorship can be found on the website https://wichita-state-university-campus-recreation.sponseasy.com/2019-pumpkin-run 

Please allow up to 3 business days to be contacted.

We wouldn't be able to have a successful event if we didn't have support from our wonderful volunteers! Click the link to sign up for one of the tasks available to you. Sign Up Here


ICT SOS is our charity partner for 2018, 2019 and 2020 Pumpkin Run.

Hometown Fight Against Human Trafficking
ICT SOS is a Wichita-based organization. We act as a liaison between specific local professional organizations who work with at-risk and trafficked youth or adults and the Wichita volunteers who seek to find solutions! By connecting local agencies with volunteers and resources, ICT SOS helps facilitate their missions of fighting sex trafficking.


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