Great Pumpkin Run
Great Pumpkin Run
Posted on 09/16/2014
This is the image for the news article titled Great Pumpkin RunThe 2ND Annual Great Pumpkin Run is coming to Nags Head Elementary October 4th! This event will help kick off the Nags Head Elementary Fall 

Festival to begin at 10AM. You can run, jog or walk this one of a kind 2K fun run! YES, we said 2K! It will be 1.4ish miles of fun for the entire family. 

This is not a timed event; it is a family fun event for moms, dads, grandparents, sisters and brothers. Come celebrate the beautiful fall weather with us at NHES and support the Nags Head PTO at the same time! One race, one great post-race festival and one day full of fun for the entire family! 

REGISTRATION: You can register on-line at or complete this form and return to school with cash or check made out to NHES PTO! 

Deadline to register is October 1st

RACE DAY INFO: The race start and finish will be held in the open field in front of Nags Head Elementary School. Just look for the big start arch! 

Please come to the registration tent, located at the front of NHES by 9:45AM to check in and get your race bib/number. Race start time is 10:00AM!

RACE COURSE: You will turn right on to Wrightsville, right on Memorial Ave, right on Curlew, right on to Linda Lane, right on to East Bark and a final left back to NHES! This is a loop course and we will have course marshals or Nags Head PD at every intersection. 

PARKING: You can park in the Nags Head Elementary School parking lot but come before 9:45AM or the parking lot may be full.

The first 250 registered participants will receive an awesome pumpkin finisher medal and of course water for all at the finish line. And once you have conquered the Great Pumpkin Run make sure you visit the NHES Pumpkin Patch and carnival activities taking place at NHES! 

Additional Important Info: This event will take place rain or shine! Lightening or thunder...we will cancel! Sorry, but no refunds allowed! And of course 
since it is a fall festival and a Great Pumpkin Run, costumes are certainly welcome!

This event is sponsored by OBX GO FAR!  OBX GO FAR is a local children’s non-profit organization dedicated to fighting childhood obesity in Dare County! You can get more information about our mission and our children’s running club at

After October 1st we will only accept on-site/day of the event registrations so do not wait!