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Another Runaway Pumpkin has happened!  It was a bit rainy (but fun!) and we thank all of our runners and walkers that came out for the experience.   Congratulations to all and a special shout out to our top finishers!

10K M: Jaidiby Zapata, Milford, NH (33:03, 5:20p) *Course Record*
10K F:  Amy Johnson, Somerville, NH (46:54, 7:31p)

5K M: Vjota Ripa, Rochester, NH (16:30, 5.19p) *Course Record*
5K F:  Ella Muller, Laconia, NH  (23:08, 7:27p)

Check out the great photos from Gameface Media!

2018 Results


The 4th Annual Runaway Pumpkinwill take place on October 13th as part of the 2018 NH Pumpkin Festivaland we can’t wait!

A community fundraising effort to benefit WOW Trail & Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction 

Saturday, October 13th at 9:00 am
Smith Track at Opechee Park, 879 North Main Street, Laconia, NH

Both the 10K (run) & 5K (run/walk) will start at 9:00 am on Saturday, October 13, 2018
Start and finish at the Smith Track at Opechee Park, 879 North Main Street, Laconia, NH
Chip Timing provided by Millennium Running

The Kids Fun Run will start at 10:00 am in the Track

Registration & Fee                                          
10K Run:  $30 ($35 Race Day)
5K Run/Walk:  $25 ($30 Race Day)
Please register on-line or submit a registration form
Race Day Registration Available 7:30 – 8:45 am
Register before October 3rd to receive an event shirt!      

Largest Team?  Bring It!
You know it’s more fun to participate with your friends, family & coworkers.
Get them together and earn bragging rights for the whole year!
(and we will do our part in getting you a little press for your efforts)

Bread Winners!
Cash Prizes for both 10K & 5K Races
$100 Top Male/Female Finishers
$50 Male/Female “Course Records”
“Delicious” Top Age Category Prizes (Under 19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+)

“Course Records”
Two were broken in both 2016 and 2017 so let’s see what happens in 2018!

10K M: Tim Livingston, Conway, NH (2017, 33:55, 5:28p)
10K F:  Corey Dowe, Barrington, NH (2016, 36:38, 5.54p)

5K M: Eric Geddis, Gilford, NH (2015, 16:46, 5.24p)
5K F:  Corey Dowe, (2017, 17:32, 5:39p)

Community Hero?
We think we have two excellent causes and we invite you to help us fundraise for the WOW Trail & Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction.

Set up your own easy to use fundraising page when you register or use our fundraising form and bring all pledges/donations on race day.

Raise/Donate $100 or more and receive a WOW Trail Hoodie!

(you are going to look great in this!)

Parking is available at Laconia Middle School, 150 McGrath Street, Laconia, NH and at Pleasant Street School, 350 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.

The Courses
10K Course
A great course that takes you around Lake Opechee and down the WOW Trail!

5K Course
A modified ‘out-and-back’ course with views of beautiful Lake Opechee

Kids Fun Run
We have great friends at The Downtown Gym that are holding our Kids Run.  Plan for a 10:00 start and some fun in the track oval.

Love Our Sponsors! 
Once again, we wouldn’t have this great event without our sponsors. Please help us appreciate them.