Clear the cob webs from your costumes, lace up your running shoes and run wild at Woodland Park Zoo’s inaugural Pumpkin Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk presented by Chevron Sunday, October 28.
Woodland Park Zoo’s Pumpkin Dash presented by Chevron kicks off the Halloween season with two spooktacular races, the 5K Run/Walk and a free 1K Kids Dash.
5K race registration for Pumpkin Dash presented by Chevron is $30.00 on or before October 27, $40.00 day-of race registration. 1K Kids Dash is free though pre-registration is required.
Participants in the 5K Run/Walk can anticipate a scenic course beginning and ending at the Bathhouse Theatre at Green Lake. 5K runners and walkers will receive a Pumpkin Dash Fun Run t-shirt (adult sizes only) and an adult zoo pass valid for one admission through December 31, 2012 included in their race goodie bag. All racers are encouraged to dress in costume.
The Pumpkin Dash 5K Run/Walk awards ceremony will follow the race. The top three overall male and female finishers will receive awards. Stick around after the race to join Woodland Park Zoo, Chevron and local sponsors for post-race activities.
Race registration is nonrefundable and the event will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is necessary due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made on race day at the race site.
Visit www.zoo.org/pumpkindash to register for the Pumpkin Dash 5K Run/Walk and Kids 1K races and to view race-day information. All proceeds from this event go towards supporting the zoo’s mission of quality animal care, wildlife conservation and education.
Race Day Schedule
8:00 a.m. Day-of-race registration and packet pick-up
9:15 a.m. Free 1K Kids Dash
9:30 a.m. 5K Fun Run/Walk starts
10:15 a.m. Awards Ceremony
Registration: Online, in-person and mail-in
Online registration is available through midnight October 26 at www.zoo.org/pumpkindash.
In-person registration is available through noon on October 25 at
Super Jock ‘n Jill in Green Lake (will remain open until 6 p.m. October 27), Balanced Athlete in Renton, Everyday Athlete in Kirkland, Fleet Feet Sports in Capitol Hill, FootZone in Redmond and Bellevue, Running Elements in Bellevue, Run 26 in Mill Creek, Sound Sports in Seattle and West Seattle Runner in West Seattle.
Mail-in registration must be postmarked on or before Monday, October 22. Checks payable to: Woodland Park Zoo, c/o Pro-Motion Events, Inc., P.O. Box 31789, Seattle, WA 98103
All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
Pick up your packet and race shirt or register for the event at Super Jock ‘n Jill near Green Lake, October 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Day-of-race registration packet pick-up will take place prior to the race at Bathhouse Theatre at Green Lake at 8:00 a.m.