Events by EventfulThe Great Pumpkin Run for Research
LSU Health Shreveport Feist – Weiller Cancer Center Presents
The Great Pumpkin Run for Research
October 26, 2013
• 5K Road Race • 5K Kids Pumpkin Run•½ Mile Kids Run • 5K Health walk •
Brought to you by:
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Sportspectrum, Centenary College
Thanks to Sportspectrum Race Management, Centenary College, race
sponsors, prize donors and volunteers. Thanks to Music Mountain Water and Ice House for keeping us hydrated!
Date & Starting Time:
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Starting times: ½ Mile Kids Run – 8:00 a.m.
5K Run, 5K Kids Pumpkin Run, & 5K Health Walk – 8:30 a.m.
SWEPCO Costume Contest and Halloween Fun – Following 5K Run
Race Day Registration & Check-In:
Race day registration is behind Centenary Gold Dome 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Race packets may be picked up early at Sportspectrum Thursday, Oct. 24, from noon – 7:00 p.m. & Friday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Centenary College, behind the Gold Dome. Enjoy a flat and scenic course through the Madison Park neighborhood.
5K all ages is $20.00 through Oct. 25 and $25.00 race day.
The ½ mile kids run is $15 through Oct. 25 and $20 race day.
Register with CASH or CHECKat Sportspectrum, E. 70that Fern Ave in Shreveport, LA.
Pre-registered participants receive an official 2013 Great Pumpkin Run for Research long-sleeve shirt. Shirts are 100% cotton, pre-shrunk. Shirts will be limited to the first 500 so early registration is recommended.
Post Race Party:
Following the race we’ll have the SWEPCO Halloween costume contests for kids and adults, more Halloween fun by J&S Audio Visual, and race awards, so stick around!
Overall 5K winner & runner-up male & female receive great prizes. 5K kids Pumpkin Run 1st & 2nd place receive trophies. 1st & 2nd place age group winners receive pumpkin medals. Age groups below. Other prizes: 1st & 2nd place kids & adult costume contests; 1st & 2nd place pumpkin decorating contest; other fun prizes for people who show great Halloween spirit!
Male & Female 5K: 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60+ Male & Female 5K Pumpkin Run:1-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16,17-18
It’s Halloween – Dress up & Win! Great awards for kids and adults so come out and have fun!
Race Day Activities:
Costume contests for kids and adults, kids pumpkin decorating contest,
face painting, smoke free for cancer prevention, demo cool bicycles with The Bike Pedaler.
Cash Prizes will be awarded to named teams with the most registered
runners. Prizes are $250, $150 & $100.
Under RRCA regulations, absolutely no baby joggers, strollers, bikes, skateboards, inline or roller skates will be allowed!