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Thank you for your interest in the 3rd Annual Purple Pumpkin 5K for Epilepsy Trail Run. We are thrilled to have this exciting trail run be an annual event in our Going Purple for Epilepsy Awareness and Fundraising Campaign to support the Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut!
Due to social distancing guidelines, we are only able to accept 150 runners for this year's run.
Early packet pickup will be held on Saturday, October 10, from 11-2pm, at SoundRunner Glastonbury. You can get 20% off at Soundrunner on that day.
Early packet pickup is optional. You can get your bib on the morning of the race.
NOTE: To ensure additional social distancing, we are unable to host an in-person purple pumpkin painting session this year. A limited number of purple pumpkin decorating kits will be pre-packaged and available to take home. Please indicate if you would like a kit when
completing your registration.
COVID- 19 Guidelines:
Participants must be in good health and symptom free from any illness for at least 2 weeks
prior to the event.
Start times will be staggered and runners will be chip timed.
Participants are required to be completely self-sufficient. No water stops, or medical assistance will be provided. Water provided upon run completion.
Participants must follow all CDC safe distancing guidelines, maintaining a 6-foot distance.
Except for passing, participants should adhere to “no drafting” rules which include being no
closer than 10 feet behind or in front of, or 6 feet beside other competitors at any time. Before passing participants must be sure they can safely remain 10 feet behind and then 10 feet in front of the participant being overtaken.
Will there be contact tracing? All runners will be required to register with their full name, phone
number and email address.
Will there be thermal scanning? No
Does the organization have a social distancing policy in place for the event? Yes, Reduced
number of runners (100) to follow State of Connecticut guidelines on outdoor event size, all
runners will adhere to staggered start times, refreshments will be provided with a grab and go,
and served full service by masked and gloved staff following State of Connecticut restaurant
Will the organization make face masks mandatory for attendees? Masks guidelines have been
set forth by the State of Connecticut, masks are required while registering, and at start line They
are not required, while running in open air and socially distanced.
Will the organization make hand sanitizer available? Yes
For more information, please contact (860) 346-1924
Thank you for your cooperation.
All proceeds from this event stay here in Connecticut!
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