Great Pumpkin Challenge

The 17th Annual

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Saratoga Spa State Park

9:30am Start (5K & 10K)

10:45am (Kids Fun Run)

5K & 10K Fees:

$25 (by 10/1)

$28 (by 10/11 – online registration ends on 10/11 at 10am)

$30 (by 6pm on 10/13 – in person only)


Kids Fun Run Fees:


This event features a 5K (walk or run), 10K (run) and a Fun Run for kids 12 and under.  5K & 10K participants receive a long-sleeved moisture wicking shirt and kids receive a goodie bag filled with festive treats.

Albany Running Exchange provides Net Chip Timing for our 5K & 10K and disposable chips/bibs limited to the first 2,000 registrants.

Register online HERE by 10/1 for lowest price & to guarantee your shirt size!


Download this registration form and mail to us with payment no later than 10/9/17.

Call Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm: 587-0723 ext. 1242 and ask for a registration form to be sent to you.

Please return to:

Saratoga Bridges Foundation, “Great Pumpkin Challenge”

16 Saratoga Bridges Blvd., Ballston Spa, NY  12020

Interested in becoming a sponsor of this event?  Find out more HERE!

Our sincere appreciation to our 2017 Season Sponsors:

Presenting Season Sponsor:   Constance & Thomas D’Ambra

Lead Season Sponsors:   The Adirondack Trust Company;    Relph Benefit Advisors;   Ketel One Vodka

Featured Season Sponsors:   CDPHP;   Coca-Cola;   Stewart’s Shops;   Tarella Financial Group

Associate Season Sponsors:   Champlain Wealth ManagementWhiteman, Osterman & Hanna LLP      

Friend Season Sponsors:   The Bonadio Group;    Camoin Associates, Inc.;    The D.A. Collins Companies;    O’Connell & Aronowitz Attorneys at Law;  Richard A. & Ann C. Peters

Special thanks to our 2017 Great Pumpkin Challenge Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:  

Lead Sponsor:

Featured Sponsor:  

Monster Sponsors:   Curran Investment Management

Witch Sponsor: 

Vampire Sponsors:   Ballston Spa National Bank

Pumpkin Sponsor: 

Mile Marker Sponsors:  

Media Sponsors:   

In-Kind Sponsors:  

The Great Pumpkin Challenge Planning Committee

Race Director: Jane Mastaitis

Skip Allen, Lena Benvenuto, Karen Callan, Kimberly Fowler, Renee Hicks, Patty Paduano, Mark Sammler, Clark Spickerman, Jackie Wright

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Varney at 518.587.0723, ext. 1266 or email