3rd Annual Wildwoods Boardwalk 10K/5K Pumpkin Run & 1 Mile Family Walk Offers Halloween Weekend Fun for All Ages

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The Wildwoods, NJ – October 11, 2011 – The 3rd Annual Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run, a ghoulishly fun and exciting family event, will take place Saturday, October 29 over Halloween Weekend.

Pumpkin Run this Saturday 10am


This festive boardwalk event offers a 5K and 10K run along with a 1 mile family walk, starting at 10 a.m. – rain or shine. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center, located at 4501 Boardwalk in Wildwood. Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costumes to vie for the prizes in the best dressed categories of Family, Youth, Infant, and Best All Around.


The start line will begin at the Wildwoods Convention Center for both runners and walkers. The 5K runners will head south on the boardwalk to Cresse Avenue, u-turn north to 21st Street, then u-turn south back to the Convention Center.

Pumpkin Sunset


Those running in the 10K will head south on the boardwalk to Cresse Avenue, u-turn north to 5tht Street, then u-turn south Cresse Avenue and back to the Convention Center. Walkers will stroll the boardwalk south to Cresse Avenue and u-turn back to the Convention Center.



Registration is $25 for adults and $10 for those 18 and under with all participants receiving a Pumpkin Run T-shirt. The Pumpkin Run has raised $11,400 in the past 2 years, which has been donated to Margaret Mace, Glenwood Avenue, Cape Trinity and Crest Memorial School.


For additional information about the Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run, to register, or to become a volunteer please visit www.BoardwalkPumpkinRun.com or call 609-849-8887.