The Great Pumpkin Race at Buckelew Farms News

The Great Pumpkin Race 2014 - Results

Oct 12, 2014

Results for the 2014 Great Pumpkin race can be found here!

Any questions, please email timer Joe Cufari here.

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The Great Pumpkin 5K Results

Oct 12, 2014

We think everybody made it out of the Haunted Corn Maze at today's Great Pumpkin 5K. If not, we hope they like corn on the cob! Race results at the link. Thank you for a superb race and supporting locally produced races. Our runners, volunteers, sponsors, cheerers and designated pumpkin carriers made the day great! Stay tuned for pictures aerial photos & videos.

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The Great Pumpkin Final Race Details - Sunday, October 13.

Oct 11, 2013

News & Notes for Sunday’s Great Pumpkin 5K:

Wear a costume if you want! Informal voting and prizes!  Plus you’ll go down in Great Pumpkin history!

Race Day Schedule:

6:30 Registration Opens
7:15 FitKidz Mile registraton closes
7:30 a.m. SAR FitKidz! Mile
7:45 a.m. 5K Registration closes
8:00 a.m. 5K

- Packet pick-up and Race-day registration from 6:30 – 7:45 a.m. SAR FitKidz Mile closes at 7:15 a.m. Please note that only cash or checks are accepted for payment.

Please note:

- No dogs allowed
- If you enter the park by 8:00 a.m., there is no charge.  All entrants to the park after 8:00 will be charged admission.  So get there early to save your spot!
- Strollers are OK but this is a working farm, so it may be difficult, but not impossible at times.
- Both races finish through the corn maze.  While we make it easy to get through the corn maze, young children should be accompanied while in the maze.  If your child is competing in the SAR FitKidz One Mile race, you may consider running with them through the maze.

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Next Up: Run n’ Roll at the UA!

Sep 30, 2013

October 6: Jim Click’s Run n’ Roll:One of Tucson’s premier races, the 8k winds through the beautiful campus of the University of Arizona. Register online through Friday or register in person at our Performance Footwear friends at 5350 E. Broadway Blvd. Packet pickup and registration is from 9:30am to 12:30 pm at Performance Footwear. Save $5 by registering before 12:30pm at the store. In-store registration ends on Saturday at 12:30pm.

October 13: The Great Pumpkin Race at Buckelew Farms
Click here for online registration and click here for additional details of registering in person or by mail.  An inexpensive, family-friendly 5k run or walk through dirt roads, pumpkin rows, and corn mazes, this event also includes the second FitKidz Free Mile.

October 20: TMC Get Moving Tucson A-Mountain Half-Marathon, Tucson Lifestyle 5k, and Cox Charities Free Mile, part of the free FitKidz series.  Register here for Tucson only urban half-marathon.

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Next Up on SAR Calendar

Sep 20, 2013

September 28: FitKidz Free Mile at Sabino: The first-ever Sabino Canyon Free 1 Mile Kids Classic will take place at the beautiful Sabino Canyon on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 7:30am. Register for free here.

October 6: Jim Click’s Run n’ Roll: Starting on Saturday, September 21st, you can register for Run n Roll in person at Performance Footwear.  Register online or visit our friends at Performance Footwear at the Williams Center at 5350 E. Broadway Blvd.

October 13: The Great Pumpkin Race at Buckelew Farms
Click here for online registration and click here for additional details of registering in person or by mail.  An inexpensive 5k run or walk through family-friendly dirt roads, pumpkin rows, and corn mazes, this event also second FitKidz Free Mile.

October 20: TMC Get Moving Tucson A-Mountain Half-Marathon, Tucson Lifestyle 5k, and Cox Charities Free Mile, part of the free FitKidz series.  Register here for Tucson only urban half-marathon.

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Great Pumpkin Race Information

Oct 14, 2011

The SAR ghosts and goblins are busy putting the final touches on The Great Pumpkin Race 5K this Sunday, October 16th at 7:30 a.m.  We’ll weave our way through the Buckelew Farms Pumpkin Patch that ends with a ‘scary’ dash through the Haunted Corn Maze…

A few details…

• Pre-registration and packet pick-up is set for Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at The Running Shop.  SAR and Non-SAR pricing remains the same at $10 and $12 respectively.
• Race day registration is from 6:15 – 7:15 a.m. at Buckelew Farms.  Race day price is $15.
• You can get directions and check out the Buckelew Farm website and corn maze here. We’ve only lost 3 people in past races, perhaps we’ll find them this year?
• Become a fan of SAR on Facebook and vote for your favorite ‘spooky’ Halloween song.
•Costumes are encouraged by ghouls and goblins of all ages.  Costumes will be judged by our celebrity judges and be eligible for fabulous prizes!

Sleep tight and don’t let the zombies bite – we’ll see you soon!

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Pumpkin 2009 Results

Oct 24, 2009

The Great Pumpkin Race Results are posted here! Thanks for running!

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2009 Great Pumpkin Race is Set!

Sep 29, 2009

The Great Pumpkin Race is set for Saturday, October 24 at the Buckalew Farm just west of Tucson.  This cross-country style 5K races though the Buckalew family farm and includes portions of their wild and crazy corn maze. Click for details and to register.

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