PARKING? Parking is available throughout the neighborhood just South and North of the Armory (516 East State Street Sycamore), along Kishwaukee Drive and High Street. Parking is also available in the park just to the East of the finish line.

PACKET PICK UP? Is available Thursday and Friday prior to race day at the Chamber Office @ 519 W State Street in Sycamore. YES you can have someone else pick up  your packet… just make sure they know your birth date and complete name. Also on race day from 7am to 9am at the Illinois National Guard Armory, 516 East State Street Sycamore.

VOLUNTEERS? We are always looking for great volunteers and/or Organizations/Groups looking to volunteer. Contact Ashlee at All of our volunteers will receive a Race Crew Shirt too! Provided by Cosentino Law Firm, C.E.S. and ICCU

CHIPS & BIBS? We are chip timed by EnMotive. The chips will be on the back of each bib, which are provided by FNBO

LEGENDARY RACE SHIRT? Tech Race Shirts for the first 1,500 registered runners. Custom short sleeve t-shirt for Family Fun Run too!

STARTING LINE? @ Kishwaukee Drive and Route 64. Runners will line up in the starting area according to pace: Faster runners (5:00 per mile) in the front and not-as-fast runners (12:00 per mile) in the back. We discourage walkers in the 10k but are happy to have you join us in our Family Fun Run. Jogging strollers are allowed but must start in the back of the pack, no exceptions.

RESTROOMS? Port-o-lets are just outside the Armory on the west side of the building. Restrooms are provided by Waste Management and along route.

FIRST AID AND WATER? at approximate miles 2.2  and 4.5. For safety, an ambulance follows the last runner and is placed at the finish line. Provided by City of Sycamore and Northern Illinois Water Works

RACE ROUTE? There will be clocks every mile. Miles are also marked on the street and on road signs provided by Banner Up Signs, Heartland Bank,

REFRESHMENTS? Once crossing the finish line racers are welcomed by wonderful volunteers who have prepared post-race refreshments, which are located in the National Guard Armory. Racers 21 and over are treated to ice cold beer.

How can I check the Leader Board from past races?

Click here for 2022 Pumpkin Run Results!

Click here for the 2021 Pumpkin Run Leader Board and shared pics!

Click here to view 2020 Leader Board and shared pics!

If you have any additional questions please contact our office at 815-895-3456 or


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