Gourdy's Pumpkin Run: Detroit

Sat September 19, 2020 Directions
Events
Your Favorite Fall Tradition

5K

$44 $39 9:00AM EDT Price increases after July 19, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Empowerment Patch

Fundraise for Girls on the Run®

$44 $39 9:00AM EDT Price increases after July 19, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Spicer Orchards (just NW of Detroit)
10411 Clyde Rd.
Fenton, MI 48430
Description

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

Get ready to tackle 3.1 miles at Spicer Orchards! Participants will enjoy a trail run that covers the gorgeous grounds of the orchard. Traverse meadows, dash through the pumpkin patch, and meander past autumn cornfields before celebrating everything that's great about fall at the finish line!

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!

WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE

-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
-Free parking

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 a beautiful farm, 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! 

Want to prepare for the Gourdy’s Pumpkin Run with a purpose? Want to support girls by giving them a
safe space where they can grow in self-confidence, practice empathy for others, work together as a
team, and find strength and connection with each other despite their differences? You are invited to
set-up a fundraiser for Girls on the Run and join a movement of goal-getters who are raising critically
needed funds for girls across the country. You don’t need to be an athlete—and you don’t need to finish
first. All you need to do is show up for yourself and the girls in our community. Can she count on you?

Become a fundraiser for Girls on the Run® to join the Empowerment Patch! Fundraisers who reach $250 raised will earn their registration fee back. Want even more exclusive swag? Check out the levels below to see what you can earn for making a difference:
 
$250 - Refund of your registration and an exclusive Girls on the Run® & Gourdy’s Pumpkin Run medal!
$425- The above and an exclusive Girls on the Run® & Gourdy’s Pumpkin Run Training Shirt
$750- The above and an exclusive Girls on the Run® & Gourdy’s Pumpkin Run Crewneck Sweater
$1,000- All of the above and an exclusive Girls on the Run® & Gourdy’s Pumpkin Run Big Comfy Hoodie

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

Directions

Spicer Orchards (just NW of Detroit)
10411 Clyde Rd.
Fenton, MI 48430

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