Alhambra Pumpkin Run

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October 31, 2020 # 7
Became Virtual

Are you ready for a fun Halloween? 
Let’s keep the tradition alive regardless of our circumstances! 

Join your fellow friends and family on Halloween for our 7th Annual VIRTUAL Alhambra Pumpkin Run and Hallowscream! Proceeds will benefit grants for families who need help during the pandemic. More details to come if you’re interested in applying for the grant. 


Run or walk in your favorite neighborhood or part of your city and keep us in the loop by tagging us on Instagram as you run/walk. You will be able to share in the fun with your fellow runners and go live with us Halloween morning! New times call for new fun! 


7th ANNUAL VIRTUAL ALHAMBRA PUMPKIN RUN 2020
Our mission is to provide a fun, family environment to promote physical fitness, health and fun through a virtually based event with fun, costumes and fitness.


We are a fun virtual run inspired to spread health and joy on Halloween. Run live with us around the world and share your journey on social media as your run.


HOW DOES IT WORK?

Whether you’re running or walking the 5K, 10K, or Kids Fun 1K Run, celebrate Halloween with us through fun spooky challenges and activities! Run with us virtually on Halloween morning or during our run window: 10/24 to 10/31. Run or walk in your favorite neighborhood or part of your city and keep us in the loop by tagging us on Instagram as you run/walk. You will be able to share in the fun with your fellow runners and go live with us Halloween morning! New times call for new fun! 


Win prizes and spread Halloween fun! For the month of October, we will hold various contests and challenges to get in the haunted Halloween spirit! From posting and tagging us in your best costumes to carving your best pumpkin to having the BEST decorated Halloween house on the planet, there will be an opportunity for prizes and fun for the entire family! All contests and challenges will be held on our social media pages, so be sure to follow us at @alhambrapumpkinrun! 


STEP #1: REGISTER
Register online now!


STEP #2: BE SAFE
Run where it’s safe with us online on Halloween (or during the runner’s window 10/24 to 10/31)!


STEP #3: RUN/WALK
Follow along live on social media and TAG us as you’re running in your favorite Halloween gear!

EVENT TIMELINE 
Online Registration begins Friday, September 11, 20202 at 9:00AM


Packet In-Person pick up: Saturday, October 24th 10:00am – 2:00pm PST 
Last Call In-Person packet pick-up: Friday, October 30th 4:00pm – 6:00pm PST 


Run window (if you cannot run on 10/31): October 24th to October 31st 
Virtual Live Run Date: Halloween – Saturday, October 31st 2020
Where: Virtually anywhere in the world 
Pre Run LIVE Kick Off Celebration begins: 7:30am PST 
10K/5K/1K start: 8:00am PST 
If you cannot run simultaneously with us on 10/31 that’s okay! You can run anytime starting Saturday, October 24th to Saturday, October 31st
Post Run LIVE Celebration Online Contest Prizes begins: 9:00am PST 
Start times subject to change


EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
LIVE pre and post celebration party with DJ and MC on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube!
Online VIRTUAL COSTUME CONTEST with prizes and fun! 
Online VIRTUAL PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST with prizes and fun! 
Online VIRTUAL HOME DECORATING CONTEST with prizes and fun! 
Drive Thru Haunted House at Alhambra Library hosted by the City of Alhambra 
Drive Thru Halloween photo booth at Jocelyn Center hosted by the City of Alhambra
Drive Thru Trick or Treating at Alhambra Parks hosted by the City of Alhambra 


SIGN UP! 


Proceeds will benefit family grants for families who need help during the pandemic. More details to come about the grant and how to apply if you’re interested in applying for the grant. 
All registrations must be made online before packet pick up.
NO ON-SITE REGISTRATIONS OR DAY OF PICK UPS due to COVID19 restrictions.



10K/5K/1K REGISTRATION
FLASH SALE: $25 (9/11 – 9/13)
Early Bird: $30 (9/14 thru 9/30)
Regular: $35 (10/1 – 10/23) [Last day for shipping is: 10/16 to arrive domestically by run day]
Late: $40 (10/24 – 10/30) [Cut off is at 12:00pm PST on 10/30]


Shipping & Handling for non-local runners/walkers:


$8/flat for domestic shipping in the U.S.
$25/flat for international shipping for outside of the U.S. 
(International runners can opt out of receiving participant goodies and save on shipping & handling)
We are not responsible for any lost or late packages and/or arrival times.


10K/5K/1K AGES
10K AGES: All ages welcome!
 5K AGES: All ages welcome! 
1K AGES: 2 years old to 13 years old 


RUN/WALK VIRTUAL ROUTES


10K / 5K / 1K ROUTES


Run in your neighborhood! Have fun with finding a fun and beautiful spot to run. It is up to you to track your run on your Smart Watch/Phone ;) 
10K: 6.21 MILES
5K: 3.10 MILES 
1K: 0.62 MILES
We recommend using a run app to track your time and progress for each run. Here are some suggested apps you can use:


Nike Run Club
Samsung Health
Map My Run
Apple Health 
FitBit


Tag us on INSTAGRAM: @alhambrapumpkinrun and show us where you’re running. 



* PLEASE STAY SOCIALLY DISTANT AND KEEP 6’ DISTANT FROM OTHER RUNNERS. USE YOUR DISCRETION AND IF YOU’RE RUNNING AT A LOCAL PARK, KEEP YOUR SAFE DISTANCE.
* PLEASE WEAR YOUR MASK WHEN OUT IN PUBLIC AROUND OTHER RUNNERS. BE SAFE AND USE PRECAUTIONS.



 1K ROUTE FOR KIDS 


For the kiddos, have them run at a park or open area. A 1K is 0.62 miles. 


Have fun with it and tag us on INSTAGRAM @alhambrapumpkinrun and show us your kids ;) and how awesome they are! 


 


ALL REGISTERED RUNNERS RECEIVE
Commemorative 2020 Pumpkin Run t-shirt!
Commemorative 2020 Pumpkin Run custom finisher’s medal!
Commemorative 2020 Pumpkin Run runner’s bib!
Commemorative 2020 Runner’s MASK!
FUN PRIZES for online social media contests and challenges from local sponsors will be awarded and mailed to winners! 


IMPORTANT 10K/5K/1K INFORMATION


The information below is extremely important. Please read it carefully and learn about all the important information about packet pick up, how to receive your package in the mail and how to participate virtually. 


If you registered another person it is your responsibility to share this information with them. Register early and let’s do this!


INFO & EVENT TIPS
Drive Thru pick-up your runner’s bib and t-shirt on: Saturday, October 24th 10:00am – 2:00pm in front of Alhambra City Hall on 2nd Street on the west side entrance.
If you can’t make this packet pick-up, we have a LAST CALL Drive Thru pick-up on Friday, October 30th 4:00pm – 6pm in front of Alhambra City Hall on 2nd Street on the west side entrance.
If you do not live in this area, you can choose to have your packet mailed to you. Shipping charges are added on top of your registration.


We are practicing social distancing for our packet pick up. Please stay in your cars and we will come to you. Please wear your mask for pick up.No walk up pick ups will be permitted due ot COVID19. 


Dress up for our run! Orange is fun! Pumpkin gear is sweet! And Halloween costumes are even sweeter! Have fun and see you at the finish line.
If you are registering for another runner, please enter their email address when registering them.
When placing your order for your t-shirt size, please note that you cannot change your t-shirt size at pick up.  What you order online through registration, is what you will receive at pick up.


PACKET PICK-UP/SHIPPING – 3 OPTIONS AVAILABLE
 
We will have a pre pick-up event so you can pick up your bib, t-shirt and packet. Please do your best to pick up your packet at our pre-packet pick up on Saturday, October 24th or opt to have it shipped to you at an additional cost.


OPTION #1 – PRE PACKET SHIPPING


Don’t live near us? Don’t want to wait for pick up dates? That’s okay! Please register EARLY so you can get your packet to your house in plenty of time to the run. We are not responsible for any lost, late or stolen run packets. 


*Shipping & Handling for non-local runners/walkers:
$8/flat for domestic shipping in the U.S.
$25/flat for international shipping for outside of the U.S. (can opt out of receiving participant goodies and save on shipping & handling)
We are not responsible for any lost or late packages and/or arrival times.


OPTION #2 – PRE PACKET PICK-UP EVENT INFO [RECOMMENDED
Date: Saturday, October 24th
Time: 10:00pm – 2:00pm PST 
Where: Alhambra City Hall lawn – 2nd Street (West side of City Hall) *Look for our pop-up tent
How: Drive Thru pick-up. Stay in your cars and we’ll come to you. Please wear your mask and stay home if you’re sick or have tested positive for COVID-19. No walk up pick up will be permitted.  There will be no on-site in person sales.
Bring: Arrive with your I.D. for all pick ups



OPTION #3 – PRE PACKET PICK-UP EVENT INFO [LAST CALL!]
Date: Friday, October 30th
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm PST 
Where: Alhambra City Hall lawn – 2nd Street (West side of City Hall) *Look for our pop-up tent
How: Drive Thru pick-up. Stay in your cars and we’ll come to you. Please wear your mask and stay home if you’re sick or have tested positive for COVID-19. No walk up pick up will be permitted.  There will be no on-site in person sales.
Bring: Arrive with your I.D. for all pick ups


PARTY TIME & FUN RUN!
 
The Virtual Pumpkin Run is also a HUGE party! Dress up in your best Halloween, Pumpkin or Orange gear! Being so close to Halloween, many of our runners dress up for the run. Feel free to wear anything and all orange, a Halloween costume or a big and fun pumpkin tutu! 


Make it fun. Make it memorable. Take photos and videos as you’re running and TAG US on Instagram @alhambrapumpkinrun. 


BIB NUMBERS
 
Remember to wear your bibs when you run! This is a great way to know who’s running with us, your neighbors can see you’re doing something cool and this is how you can place your time in RaceTimers.com. The bibs do not have chip timing this year due to the virtual run. Time is on your honor. We cannot replace lost or stolen bibs. 


After the run, please visit RaceTimers.com and input your time into the race to see how you rank against the other runners. 


REFUND POLICY
 
All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. You may not alter, reproduce, give or sell your number to another individual – doing so will result in your disqualification as well as the participant who uses your race number. The entry fee for this year’s event will not transfer to next year’s event, no exceptions. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, pregnancy, Act of God, etc. There are no exceptions. Any inquiry regarding this policy will be directed back to this page. There is no rain check date, the event will be held rain or shine.

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-10-25

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