The 14th Annual Great Pumpkin Challenge raised close to $27,000 (NET)!

The 14th Annual Great Pumpkin Challenge


On Saturday, October 18, over 1,700 runners, walkers, spectators and volunteers packed the Columbia Pavilion in the Saratoga Spa State Park raising close to $27,000 NET for Saratoga Bridges’ programs and services.  The overall Female & Male 5K winners were Jennifer Bennice of Ballston Lake & Pat Carroll of Saratoga Springs.  The overall Female & Male 10K winners were Lindsay Choppy of Troy & Shaun Donegan of Malta.  For 5K race results CLICK HERE.  For 10K race results CLICK HERE.

The event included the popular Kids Fun Run for children 12 & under – with close to 200 participantsz NET Chip Timing, Disposable Bibs/Chips, give-a-ways from our friends at MVP Health Care and Druthers, homemade refreshments, pumpkin and costume contests and many raffle prizes.  We had over 120 volunteers from Staples, Criminal Justice Students from BOCES and Saratoga Bridges staff, board members and friends.


Sincere appreciation to our 2014 Season Sponsors:

Lead Season Sponsors: The Adirondack Trust Company Constance & Thomas D’Ambra

Featured Season Sponsors: Coca-Cola Relph Benefit Advisors Stewart’s Shops

Associate Season Sponsors: The Bonadio Group Camoin Associates, Inc. Champlain Wealth Management Reinhardt O’Connell & Aronowitz Attorneys at Law Saratoga Casino & Raceway Tarella Financial Group

Special thanks to our 2014 Great Pumpkin Challenge Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: MVP Health Care

Lead Sponsor: Price Chopper

Featured Sponsors: Annese & Associates, Inc. Druthers Brewing Company

Monster Sponsors: BPAS, Inc. Camp Jeanne d’Arc The Fitzgibbons Family

Vampire Sponsors: Lia Auto Group Palio Ignite Roohan Realty Stone Industries

Goodie Bag Sponsors: AJ Sign Company Cabot Clear View Bag Co. Clif Bar

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If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event next year, please contact Heather Varney at 518.587.0723, ext. 1266 or email for more information.