Event calendar

Pumpkin Fun Run

Event information

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-727-8700

Location: Hadley Valley — Gougar Road Access

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A person running along a trail. Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event details

Celebrate the fall season with the Pumpkin Fun Run! This event is open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities who enjoy getting active outdoors. Take in the sights and sounds of fall as you cruise through beautiful Hadley Valley. After crossing the finish line, choose the perfect pumpkin to take home and enjoy complimentary seasonal doughnuts and refreshments. In addition, each participant will also receive a water bottle.

Fall activities will be waiting at the finish line. Strollers are welcome. 

Funding for the Pumpkin Fun Run has been generously provided by The Nature Foundation of Will County.

Event requirements

Registration required by Wednesday, Oct. 11: 815-727-8700.


Please no roller blades, bicycles or dogs. 

The fun run is just under 2.5 miles on a crushed limestone surface. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request on-line no later than 48 hours before the program.