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Pumpkin Festival 5k Run/Walk and Fun Run

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September 29, 2018 (Saturday)
5 K
Watt Center
Barnesville, Ohio
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Family Reunion type atmosphere! Over 200 awards including the coveted, unique ceramic-fired Pumpkin Trophies and pottery pumpkin medallions in numerous divisions in the Run AND the Walk.
After the race, we have some door prizes, a DJ, and a HUGE smorgasbord of delicious food. If you leave this race hungry, DON'T BLAME US!
After the race, stick around and see what the Pumpkin Festival has to offer!

Event Start Location
Watt Center
511 Watt Avenue
Barnesville, OH

Course Description
80% flat. Has one 1/4 mile grade with corresponding 1/4 mile decline. Remainder is flat and fast

Trophies: The coveted, unique, beautiful ceramic-fired pumpkin trophies (96) and the colorful, ceramic-fired pumpkin
medallions (158) will be awarded in the following categories: (NO DUPLICATIONS!)
Walkers: Top 5 M/F each; Top 3 Masters (50+) Top 10 49 & Under, Top 20 50 & Over M/F each Runners: Top 5 M/F each; Top 3 Masters (40+) M/F each
Age Groups: (Male Walk) Top 12: 49 Under, Top 12: 50+ (Female Walk) Top 4: 29+ (5), 30-34, 35-39, 40-49, 50-54, 55-59(5), 60-64, 65+ (Male Run) Top Five: 9+Under, 10-12 (10), 13-15 (10), 16-19 (10), 20-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44 (4), 45-49, 50-59, 60-69 (4), 70+ Over (Female Run) Top Five: 9+ Under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60-69 (4), 70+ Over

Packet Pickup / Expo
No Expo. Packets may be picked up the night before from 4:00pm -Midnight and on race day at the Watt Center, 511 Watt Avenue, Barnesville OH 43713

Timing / Results
Miles of Smiles Timing Services
Photography provided by Ron Pradetto Inc

Post Race Activities
HUGE smorgasbord of delicious food including several types of pizza, pepperoni rolls, deli-fresh sandwiches, subs, home-baked cookies/muffins, and Jessica's famous pasta salad.
FREE Kids race! All kids 12 & under win a pumpkin medallion and mini-pumpkin given to them by Batman!
After the race, stick around and bring your family to see all that Barnesvilleís famous Pumpkin Festival has to offer:
Parade @ 2:00pm, great food, entertainment, rides, crafts, games, contests, & much more, going on all weekend! For more info about all the Pumpkin Festival Events, check out the website:

We promise good weather! (Not really, but it has only sprinkled once in 7 years and starting temperature is normally in the 50s)

Directions: (GPS: 511 Watt Avenue, Barnesville, OH 43713) Interstate 70 East/West, Exit #202 (Barnesville/Dennison). Go 6.5 miles on State Route 800 South to 1st Red Light. Turn left. Go a quarter mile. Follow signs. Race begins and ends at the historical Watt Center on Watt Avenue near the Train Depot.

Plenty of on-site parking

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Year: 2016     Participation      
    Total finishers: 569      
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Cedric Robinson   5 K Men 0:16:25 5:18  11.33 mph 
 Felicity Smith   5 K Women 0:20:45 6:42  8.96 mph 
 Juston Wickham   5 K Masters Men 0:18:48 6:04  9.89 mph 
 Laura Tiger   5 K  Masters Women  0:22:18 7:12  8.34 mph 
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