Pick it. Lug it. Whoop it up!
Adore the gourd? So do we!

On Sunday October 15th, bring the family to Mt. Holiday for two fun ways to kick up your heels.

Runners and walkers can participate in two fun filled events including:

Jack-o'-Lope 5K (3.1 mi) run/walk is a timed (or not) event that will follow several of the trails up and around Mt. Holiday. This will be a hilly trail run that will challenge even the most fit participants.

New for 2017 is Tour category that is NOT timed for those who just want to come out and participate.

for the timed 5K Jack-o'-Lope
Cost: $30 per adult racer, teen 13-17: $25, child 12 and under: $15. Tour prices are $20: Adult/Teen, and $10 child.
Entry includes t-shirt, timing, post-race refreshments, and race bib. All prices increase $5 on October 1st.
Race begins: 9am, 10/15/17 at the base of Mt. Holiday Ski Area

The 2K Great Pumpkin Lug is where pumpkins and their people have one goal: crossing the finish line ... unsquashed. It is s untimed, for all ages, with prizes for best costume, heaviest lug, and more! Costumes strongly encouraged

The 2K Lug rolls through Mt. Holiday's woodsy terrain, taking costumed luggers of all ages through four fun obstacles.

There is a catch though: Everybody big and small has to carry a pumpkin! Before the dash begins, pick your special pumpkin from our patch. We will weigh it and mark it. If you're really brave, pick two! Your arms will love you for it.

The goal? Finish the lug, squash intact!

REGISTER HERE for the untimed 2K Pumpkin Lug
Cost: $25 per lugger includes pumpkin and t-shirt; $80 for a team of four; kids 9 and under are $10 until October 1st. All prices increase $5/participant on October 1.
Race begins: 10am, 10/15/17 at the base of Mt. Holiday Ski Area

All proceeds from the event will support Mt. Holiday, the Midwest's only non-profit 501c3 ski/zip line/mountain biking/frisbee golf area and other local non-profits that support kids.

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more info Get Your Employees Moving!
The Great Pumpkin Dash is a great way to get your employees and their families moving together!

more info Grand Traverse Heart & Vascular Jack-o'-Lope 5K
Like to lope? Then lace up, throw your orange on, and run Mt. Holiday's challenging 5K course!

more info 2017 Sponsors
Our "Pumpkin Pals" for 2017 are...

more info Schulz Orthodontics 2K Great Pumpkin Lug
Love it, hug it, and LUG it! Your punkins will love this 2K obstacle course/pumpkin carry. Better yet, get your four-person relay team together for a morning of fun luggin'.

more info 2017 Sponsorship Levels
The Great Pumpkin Dash is a unique, pumpkin-themed event that caters to running enthusiasts and their families.

more info Volunteer shifts are short, sweet, and FUN!
Sign up with a friend or a family member. We love teens and will give credit for teen service or Christian service hours.

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