Results

Congratulations to all of the St. Gerald Giant Pumpkin Runners! PRINTED: Preliminary results available at Finish ONLINE: Final results posted within 4 hours of end of race ::: 2017 Results ::: The results are in! Click here for GP5K 2017 results. Great job pumpkin runners! ::: 2016 Results ::: 2016 GP5K Online Results: http://results.active.com/events/giant-pumpkin-run-5k   2016 GP5K Results – Awards 2016 GP5K…

Race News

Check here for all of the latest news and developments concerning the Giant Pumpkin 5K EXCITING RACE NEWS 2017 New reduced Pricing for ages 0 – 18yrs. Enhanced age groups including 60 yrs -64 yers and 65 yrs and above. Little Pumpkin Obstacle course (ages 3-10) Parent/Student Team Challenge GP5K PR Challenge Couch25K program LITTLE…

Event Details

RACE DAY INFO DATE: Saturday, October 28, 2017 REGISTRATION: 6:30 am – 7:30 am PACKET PICK-UP: 6:30 am – 7:30 am 5K START TIME: 8:00 am AWARDS: 9:15 am LITTLE PUMPKIN RUN: 10:00 am – Age 10 and under RACE DETAILS NAME OF THE RACE: St. Gerald Giant Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk in Memory of Colette McGinnis RACE DISTANCE: 5K (Certified Course: USATF Certification…

Registration

Online registration opens July 1, 2017. Download the offline registration form here. REGISTRATION INFORMATION EARLY REGISTRATION thru Oct. 17, 2017 AGE 0-5 FREE AGE 6-10 $10 AGE 11-14 $15 AGE 15-18 $20 AGE 19-64 $35 AGE 65 & up $30 REGISTRATION FEE Oct. 18, 2017 thru Race Day all prices go up $5 REGISTRATION OPEN Online…

Course Map

The Giant Pumpkin 5K winds through the streets of Oak Lawn surrounding St. Gerald Parish. St. Gerald is located at 9310 South 55th Court, Oak Lawn, IL. Free parking is available in the church lot, enter from Central Avenue.  

Course Video

How do you do a 5K in 3:19 minutes? Watch this video of the St. Gerald Giant Pumpkin 5K route.  

GP5K PR Challenge

 Sign up for the GP5K PR Challenge! Returning 2017 runners that beat their 2016 time receive a $5 discount coupon for the 2018 Giant Pumpkin 5K Race! REQUIREMENTS To qualify participants must have run the 2016 Giant Pumpkin 5K. To register for the GP5K PR Challenge, send an email with CONFIRMATION   NUMBER or FULL…

RFK Team Challenge

Parent/Student Team Challenge Sponsored by Running for Kicks 7158 W 127th St, Palos Heights, IL This unique family based challenge is based primarily on the placement of each team member in their respective age group and the actual times are only used secondarily as a tie breaker. Requirements Two member teams One member must be a…

Sponsors

The 3rd Annual St. Gerald Giant Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk in Memory of Colette McGinnis would not be possible without the support of the community and our sponsors. We would like to acknowledge all our sponsors for their generosity and ask that you please patronize them in return. Sponsorship is a great opportunity to promote your business or…

Call for Volunteers

The St. Gerald Giant Pumpkin 5K in Memory of Colette McGinnis needs you to make our race a successful and fun event.  Please consider our volunteer opportunities. Volunteers are needed from 6:30 am to 11 am in the following categories: Adult Volunteers At least 30 Course Monitors 10-15 for each Water Station ( 2 stations )…

2016 Race Photos

2nd Annual Giant Pumpkin 5K Race Photography by Susan Finn and Jacob Rolewicz