4rd Annual Wildwoods Boardwalk 10K/5K Pumpkin Run & 1 Mile Family Walk Offers Halloween Weekend Fun for All Ages on Saturday, October 27, 2012

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The Wildwoods, NJ – October 17, 2012 – The 4rd Annual Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run, a ghoulishly fun and exciting family event, will take place Saturday, October 27 over Halloween Weekend.

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. Those running in the 10K will head south on the boardwalk to East Rosemary Road, u-turn north to 5th Street, then u-turn south 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 over $23,000 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.