KENT—The 47th annual five-mile Pumpkin Run will be held Sunday, Oct. 29, at noon, starting from Kent Green. Pre-registration is underway at kentpumpkinrun.com and tickets purchased through 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, will be $30 per runner.
Tickets purchased after that and on race day are $35. The first 300 registrants receive a commemorative t-shirt.
There will be cash prizes for the overall top three males and overall top three women. Special prizes will be presented to the second- and third-place male and female runners in all age divisions. Those who choose to conquer the run in a costume may win a prize and there will be will also hold a costume contest for children.
The race begins and ends in front of the Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Blvd., and is Kent’s largest one-day community event.