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Join Us September 26th for the
33rd Annual
Run For The Pumpkin
2K X-Country Run

Entries CLOSE Thursday Sept. 24. 10pm MDT
Missed Ordering a T-Shirt?
You can order T-Shirts ($15/ea) at Package Pickup Friday only and they will be avaialble 1st week in Oct.
We will be sending out email Wednesday evening confirming heat times.

Important Info

  • The X-Country Run for 2020 is a 2K only and will take place September 26th and abide by AHS Covid guidelines for safety.
  • To do so we will be starting waves of 30 runners every 30 minutes beginning at 9:00am with the last heat starting at 5:00pm.
  • We will be limiting entries to 500.
  • Everyone MUST maintain Social Distancing of 2 meters.
  • We request that runners show up 20 minutes prior to their heat start and pickup their timing chip.
  • Once chips are picked up it is important that runners do not leave the start area.
  • We request that runners obey all volunteers.
  • Sorry but Due to COVID restrictions spectators cannot be at the Start or Finish areas.
  • Once runners have finished they MUST remove their timing chips and place in the bins supplied.
  • We also request that once finished they cannot hang around and must leave.
  • We will text results and once the event is over will text final placings.
  • Face masks will be mandatory before and after the run.
  • Sorry due to COVID restrictions there will be NO package pickup or registrations Race Day ( NO EXCEPTIONS)


  • The course will be the same as the past years at Nicholas Sheran Park located on McMaster Blvd. W. Lethbridge close to the Picnic Shelter area.
  • Course is grass surface, 2 areas of paved pathways will have mats so spikes can be worn
  • There will be a separate Start line and a separate Finish line as in the past this also helps maintain social distancing guidelines.
  • Participants will start in waves of 30 people every 30 minutes with 2 people crossing the start at a time spaced 2 meters apart.
  • Heat placements will be assigned by the Race Directors. At registration you will be asked to provide a preferred start heat, whether you have family members participating, what school if any you are attending and also to provide an estimated finish time these will all be factored in when heats are assigned.
  • You MUST run in the heat you are assigned.
  • GOA rules and guidelines regarding Covid will be in place.
  • Face masks will be mandatory before and after the run.
  • You must check in no earlier than 20 minutes prior to your heat.
  • Please maintain social distancing.
  • Sorry - No gathering following the event.

Awards, Age Categories, Results

  • All age categories are based on age as of Dec. 31, 2020
  • Age categories will be broken out as 6&Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-17, 18-19, 20-34, 35+
  • Ribbons for 1st in each age category Male and Female (all categories)
  • Results, Finisher Certificates and Award Certificates will be posted online here.
  • Last years results available here

Pumpkins for ALL participants!!

Package Pick-Up

  • Pickup is at the parking lot of Fit Physiotherapy #3 - 3010, 32nd Street S. Clinic Friday Sept. 25th 10am - 8pm.
  • Please park on 32nd St. and walk into the parking lot.
  • Parents/care providers to pick up for children under 18.
  • Bibs will be picked up from the RacePro white van then proceed to the tent to pickup shirts.
  • Package pickup will ONLY take place Friday September 25th (the day before the run)
  • Sorry due to COVID restrictions there will be NO RACE DAY PICKUPS or REGISTRATIONS.


  • Registration will begin Sept. 2th at 10am.
  • Entry fees are $11.00 (includes processing fee)
  • Shirts are optional and are $10.50/ea
  • Shirt cutoff is Sept 20th midnight.
  • Entries CLOSE Sept 24, 10pm.
  • All entries must be done online.
  • Payment methods are Visa, Mastercard Credit Cards or PayPal. (Sorry no debit or debit/credit cards)
  • Enter Online here.
  • Confirmation search available here
  • Summary listing available here
  • Please note that although you have an option of selecting a start time the Race Director will have final decision.
  • Sorry due to COVID restrictions there will be NO RACE DAY PICKUPS or REGISTRATIONS.

Need More Info?

For more info please contact


PickUp Fit Physio Clinic Parking Lot Friday Sept. 25th 10am - 8pm


Nicholas Sheran Park