Punctual Pumpkin Run

Thanks to everyone who participated and volunteered for the Punctual Pumpkin. It was a smashing success!

Results are Posted Here (updated Sat. night)

The Bend Endurance Academy hosted a “prediction” race where participants were rewarded for accurately predicting their times. Halloween costumes were plentiful at this fun run/walk event designed for the whole family.

Saturday, October 30th, 2010 at 10am.

The Punctual Pumpkin begins and ends at the Bend Endurance Academy Parking Lot at 500 SW Bond, near the Wilson/Bond roundabout. Participants may choose to run or walk the short course (<5km) or run the long course (<10km) Terrain will include pavement, pavers, sidewalks and dirt paths along the Deschutes River. The event is open to runners and walkers. Strollers and dogs are also welcome. See rules below. Tricks along the course and Treats at the finish.

Day of Race Registration/Pre-Registration Check In:

  • Bend Endurance Academy Parking Lot
  • Opens at 8:00am
  • Exact Distances announced and Course Maps available at Registration
  • Remember to submit your prediction AND pick up your race number

Award Ceremony at Noon at the Start/Finish area includes:

  • Youth- Male/Female, Short/Long Course, Best Costume
  • Open- Male/Female, Short/Long Course, Best Costume
  • Masters- Male/Female, Short/Long Course, Best Costume

Punctual Pumpkin Rules and Notes:

  • Please carpool or ride your bike- parking is limited!
  • You are welcome to park at 500 SW Bond or the Bank of the Cascades.
  • Walkers are welcome on the short course.
  • If you bring your dog, keep it leashed and pick up any waste.
  • Participants with strollers/dogs, please start toward the back of the pack.
  • No timepieces allowed.


  • Visit Fleet Feet Sports between 10am and 6pm on Friday, October 22nd for a $5 discount off of each Adult registration.
  • Visit the FootZone between 10am and 6pm on Saturday, October 23rd for a $5 discount off of each Adult registration. You may also drop off completed registration forms at the FootZone.

Volunteers are needed for a safe and fun event!

  • Email punctualpumpkinvolunteer@gmail.com to give a few hours of time to your community!

Entry Fees:

$22 Adult Registration
$25 Adult Registration- Day of Race
$10 Youth Registration- Ages 10-18
$10 Youth Registration- Day of Race
Kids ages 9 and under free- with 1 paid Adult registration.
Kids ages 9  and under must be supervised at all times on course.
Registration fees are transferrable but not refundable.
Checks payable to “Bend Endurance Academy”
Mailing address listed below.

The Punctual Pumpkin is a fundraiser for the Bend Endurance Academy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building endurance athletes who are able to accomplish their individual athletic goals while being committed to personal growth, teamwork and community responsibility.

The Punctual Pumpkin is made possible by:

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Bend Metro Parks and Recreation District
City of Bend
Cog Wild Bicycle Tours
Fleet Feet Sports
The FootZone
Fresh Air Sports
The Old Mill District
Play Outdoors
Rassmussen Farms
USA Track & Field
Pine Mountain Sports
Focus Physical Therapy- Bend

Questions? Leave a comment below or contact:

Brenna Warburton
Bend Endurance Academy
Communication and Development Coordinator
500 SW Bond Street #142
Bend, OR 97702
Brenna ‘at’ BendEnduranceAcademy.org