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The Runaway Pumpkin 10K & 5K Run/Walk – Smith Track at Opechee Park, Laconia NH

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration now OPEN for the Runaway Pumpkin sponsored by Eastern Propane & Oil!
Register by Oct 15 to get your Runaway Pumpkin T, sponsored by Meredith Village Savings Bank!
(NOTE: registration for kids 12 and under does NOT include a T-shirt)
A community fundraising effort to benefit the WOW Trail

Saturday, October 28, 2023 – Register Here!

Smith Track at Opechee Park, 879 North Main Street, Laconia, NH

Both the 10K (run) & 5K (run/walk) will start at 9:00 am
Start & finish at Smith Track at Opechee Park, 

879 North Main Street, Laconia, NH

The Kids Fun Run will start at 10:00 am in the Track 

Early Bib Pick-Up

Friday, 4:30-6pm in the Opechee Park Building

915 North Main Street, Laconia (Beach & Athletic Field parking lot)

Race Day Bib Pick-Up & Registration

7:30-8:45am Opechee Park Building (next to the Beach)

915 North Main Street, Laconia, NH

Parking is available at

Laconia Middle School, 150 McGrath Street, Laconia

Pleasant Street School, 350 Pleasant Street, Laconia


Chip Timing provided by Yankee Timing

Results available online and emailed 


Awards to the top 3 overall male & female runners.  Awards will also be

given out to the top 3 male and female runners in each age category:

10K (<19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+)

5K (<12; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+)

Please stop by the Awards Tent following the race to claim your award.  

Awards will not be mailed after the event.

Registration & Fees

10K Run $30 ($35 Race Day)
5K Run/Walk – ADULT (21+) $25 ($30 Race Day)
5K Run/Walk – YOUTH (13-20)  $20 ($25 Race Day) 
5K Run/Walk – KIDS (<12)  $10 ($15 Race Day) Please note that there is no event shirt

included with KIDS registration – if you would like a shirt please use the “Youth” category

Kids Fun Run (no charge)

Online Registration Open 

Register by October 15th to receive an event shirt! (Adult & Youth registrations only)  
Race Day Registration Available 7:30am – 8:45am


October 28
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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