We are hosting Gourdy’s Pumpkin Run on Saturday, October 2, 2021!
Gourdy’s Pumpkin Run (formerly The Great Pumpkin Run) celebrates everything that is great about fall with a healthy dose of physical activity! Run or walk this 5K path near the apple orchard, pumpkin patch, and corn maze on our farm! (These paths are not paved because, well, it’s a farm!) Think you’re tough? Register for the Tough Pumpkin option and carry a pumpkin with you throughout the run. It’ll be a race you’ll never forget! Registration is now open.
All participants will receive the following:
- Entry to the 5K run or walk (all ages and abilities welcome)
- 2021 lightweight tech hoodie, perfect for fall running weather
- 2021 finisher’s medal
- Commemorative bib
- Chip timing
- Cup of apple cider at the finish line
- Small pumpkin to take home
- Digital race photos
- Entry to the farm’s Fall Festivities* all day (Activities will open at 7:00am, wagon rides begin after all races are finished)
- Free parking
*All participants will receive free admission to Keller’s Farmstand Fall Festivities. Admission is good for the entire day and includes the 8-acre corn maze, farm animals, kids’ play area, and more. Don’t leave without riding on our free tractor-drawn wagon ride which begins after all races are finished. We hope you can join us for a day of fun!
Bakery opens at 6:00am.
Farmstand opens at 6:30am.
Activities (corn maze, etc.) & orchard open at 7:00am.
Come early and enjoy a warm apple cider donut & a hot drink! The sunrise is AMAZING on our farm….
To register for Gourdy’s Pumpkin Run at Keller’s Farmstand, please visit https://www.gourdyspumpkinrun.com/event/chicago-2021/
We were unable to host a 2020 race due to the pandemic. Two years ago, we hosted the race on Saturday, September 14, 2019. What an awesome day that was! The runners not only displayed their costume creativity but also showed an exuberance for being in the great outdoors. Their endurance and perseverance for finishing the 3.1-mile path was impressive. Great job to all 2,268 runners and walkers! For more photos, check out our Facebook and Instagram posts!