The Great Pumpkin Run

Celebrate a Fall Tradition and Run and Walk with Us on Saturday Morning, October 21!

Please join us on Saturday, October 21 for a annual tradition - The Great Pumpkin Run 5K and Tiny Tot Pumpkin Trot! Open to all ages and abilities, runners and walkers will enjoy a run through the neighborhoods of Grandview Heights on a closed road course.


1242 Oakland Avenue. Columbus Oh 43212

Tiny Tot Pumpkin Trot

The Tiny Tot Pumpkin Trot is *FREE* for children 6 & under. The Tiny Trot will begin at 8:30 am on Saturday morning (30 minutes before the 5K). The first 100 youth registered will receive an event shirt and a goody bag. Please register in advance if you wish to secure your youth's spot. Don't forget to wear a costume! Tiny Tot Pumpkin Trot is presented by Primrose School of Grandview. 

Schedule of Events

  • 7:45 a.m. - Event Day Check-in and Registration- inside middle school common area. 
  • 8:30 a.m. - Tiny Tot Pumpkin Trot
  • 9:00 a.m. - Great Pumpkin Run 5K
  • 10:15 a.m. -Course re-opens, 5K ends

Shirts and Awards

First 300 participants registered will receive an official Great Pumpkin Run event shirt. Sign up early to secure your shirt size. All finishers will receive a Great Pumpkin Run medal and 1st place male and female prizes will be awarded. 


Parking is available on Fairview Avenue or the stadium parking lot on 3rd Ave and Oakland. Please note that Oakland Avenue will be closed from 1st Ave to 3rd Ave. 

Why Participate?

The Grandview Heights Parks & Recreation is hosting the Annual Great Pumpkin Run to promote and strengthen community, inspire health and wellness, highlight Grandview Heights and its neighborhoods, and support its programs that give back to the community. Dress up in a costume to run this race! 

The Grandview Heights Parks & Recreation is a major contributor to the community through its development, maintenance and care of the City's parks, trail system, recreational, educational, and fitness programs, community gardens, and special events that enhance the quality of life for Grandview Heights residents. 

Register here!

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Tiny Tot Trot Shirt