Leverage Your Fall Fitness
We have specifically selected this date as your "second chance" to run a PR. We fully support the Marathons and Half Marathons that come before us in September and October. We just want you to have fun and take advantage of your fitness. Great choice as your Fall Marathon as well.
FAST, FLAT, and AFFORDABLE
We know you've heard that before! Well...in our case it is true. The total elevation for the Full Marathon is 59 feet. The total elevation for the Half Marathon is 40 feet. We are unique not only with our theme but with our course and price!
9 Lives Challenge
We are partnering with Stark Board of Developmental Disabilities Great Pumpkin Race 4 Miler, which is run the day before in Canton. Those who complete BOTH the Great Pumpkin 4 Miler AND the ANY of the Sunday distances will receive a special 9 LIVES CHALLENGE MEDAL.
PACKET PICKUP & LODGING
127 South Canal St N, Canal Fulton, OH 44614
Tuesday 10/26 - 4pm to 8pm
Wednesday 10/27 - 4pm to 8pm
Saturday 10/30 - 4pm to 8pm
Sunday 10/31 - 6:30am to 7:45am
Haunted Forest Race Expo
Great Pumpkin Race Expo
2950 Whipple Ave NW, Canton, OH 44708
Friday 10/29 - 2pm to 7pm
Saturday 10/30 - 6:30am to Noon
The Marathon will be a USATF Certified Course and a Boston Marathon Qualifier.
The Half Marathon will stay with the Marathon for the first 13 miles. It is a mix of blacktop and hard packed crushed limestone.
The 5K will be a fun route through Downtown Canal Fulton
Marathon - 7+ hours
Half Marathon - 4+ hours
5K - No time limit
St Helena Heritage Park
Sunday 8/15 - 8am
Sunday 8/29 - 8am
Thursday 9/16 - 6pm
Thursday 9/30 - 6pm
Sunday 10/10 - 8am
We are planning a great post-race Halloween Party in Downtown Canal Fulton with Food, Beer, and Music!
Race Expo will be inside of a family friendly Haunted House!
The Event will be part of several activities in Canal Fulton in October. More details coming this Summer.
The course will be decorated with lots of Halloween elements. We WILL NOT be jumping out of the woods to scare you. It is a race!
All participants get a GREAT finisher medal, a super cool event shirt, and the best post-race party in Ohio.
The event is a fundraiser for the Canal Boat.
THE PR PUMPKIN
No PR Gong here. Run a PR...SMASH a Pumpkin! It's going to be CRAZY!