The Evergreen Pumpkin Run presented by 1st Place Sports is set for Oct. 29 and registration is underway. The race is a 10-mile or 5K race and runners take off at 8 a.m. to run through the Evergreen Cemetery, which will be lined with pumpkins participants can take home at the end of the race. A post-race celebration will be held with plenty of food and drink, as well as a costume contest. The top three male and female overall in the 10-mile run will receive prize money up to $200. Runners can register now at 1stplacesports.com/races/pumpkin/. The entry fee for the 5K race through Oct. 21 is $25, the fee is $30 from Oct. 22 to Oct. 28 and $35 on race day. The cost for the 10-mile race through Oct. 21 is $30, $35 from Oct. 22 to Oct. 28 and $40 on race day.
The Evergreen Pumpkin is a grand prix event. Sponsors include Nike, Tropical Smoothie Café, Moe’s Southwest Grille, Massage Envy, Montoya & Associates, Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute, Admira Dentistry, Orangetheory Fitness, Publix and WJXT.