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Pumpkinhead Half Marathon / 10K, 5K & FESTIVAL - Eliot, Maine

Sat September 26, 2020 Eliot, ME 03903 US Directions


Pumpkinhead Half Marathon

8:30AM EDT - 3:00PM EDT

Pumpkinhead 10K

8:30AM EDT - 3:00PM EDT

Eliot Festival Day 5K

8:30AM EDT - 3:00PM EDT


28 Levesque Drive (Route 236)
Eliot, ME US 03903




Welcome to the 2nd Annual Pumpkinhead RunFest. A beautiful course wrapped in fall foliage along the Piscataqua River in Eliot, Maine. Part of the Eliot Festivals Days and 5K on September 26, 2020.  Beautiful rolling hills and views will make this a memorable race and run as well as a perfect training run for anybody working up towards their October or November marathons.  Join us post race at the Shipyard Pumpkinhead and Eliot Festival Day events, music and activities.  A really fun fall festival day is there for you and your family to enjoy.

$3,000.00 Purse Prize for the Half Marathon! $1K for 1st place Men & Women, $350 for 2nd and $150 for 3rd.   With entry you get:  Half Marathon Finisher Medals, Age Group awards 1st through 3rd.   If you just want to run for fun you'll receive 2 Pumpkinhead Beers, a sweet t-shirt, finisher medal, great post race food as well as entry to the Pumpkinhead Festival with music, food, beer, crazy games and more. This is going to be a fun fall festival day.  Check out some of the prizes you could win just for being part of the race and festival: 4 Round Trip tickets on Elite Airways, 2 night stay at Sugarloaf Inn w/ lift tickets at Sugarloaf for 4, a Skydiving experience for 4, 4 Lift tickets to Sunday River Resort, a Whitewater Rafting trip for 4 including lodging at The Forks with Three Rivers River Rafting, Lobster Dinner for 4 and more... Click on the event for more info.

PACKET PICK UP: There are two opportunities for Packet Pick Up .Friday September 25th, 2020 (5PM-7PM) and Saturday morning of the race September 26th (from 6:30AM-8AM) at The Regatta Room next to Shipyard Brew Pub. 28 Levesque Drive, Eliot, Maine 03903.  There is "day of" Registration available too at Packet Pick Up.

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Here is what you get with your entry!

A cool event Tee, 2 Pumpkinhead beers, all you can eat buffet catered to runners, Finisher Medal and entry to the Pumpkinhead Festival with LIVE Music, food, beer, games, bmx & skate demo and more...

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Need a Room?

Traveling far to get to the race? Stay with our Hotel Partner Hampton Inn & Suites for a 20% Discount off the your room.  When booking a room, in the Corporate Code box use the code: 0003201665 to apply the Pumpkinhead Discount.  You can also call the front desk at 207-439-0751 to book direct. 

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