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The 18th Annual Great Pumpkin Challenge

 Saturday, October 13, 2018
Saratoga Spa State Park
Columbia Pavilion

It was a GREAT COMMUNITY EVENT with 1,200 walkers (5K), riders and runners participating!

Thank you Glenn Griffith who wrote the article – – on behalf of our friends at The Saratogian and Community News! Looking for your results? 5K – and 10K –

We are exceedingly grateful to all of the runners, walkers, wheelers, donors and volunteers who turned our 18th Annual Great Pumpkin into a huge success!

Check out photos from this year’s event below!  Photo credit – Sam Chabot and Tobias Kipp

Our sincere appreciation to our 2018 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 2018 Great Pumpkin Challenge Sponsors:

Featured Sponsors:  Certified Allergy and Asthma Consultants:   Druthers Brewery Company

Monster Sponsors:   Aetna;  BPAS;   The Fitzgibbons Family   

Vampire Sponsors:  Northshire Bookstore;   OrthoNY ;   Pioneer Bank

Pumpkin Sponsors:   Accounting For All ;  Ballston Spa National Bank

Mile Marker Sponsors:   McDonalds in Clifton Park;   Vahanian & Associates 

Media Sponsor:   Saratoga Today

In-Kind Sponsors:   Bimbo Bakeries USA;   DeVoe’s Rainbow Orchards  Hill & Markes;   Prestige Services Price ChopperMarket 32;   Stone Industries

The Great Pumpkin Challenge Planning Committee

Race Director: Jane Mastaitis

Lena Benvenuto, Karen Callan, Marissa Cornell, Greg Cuda, Jennifer Dunn, Linda Fay, Kimberly Fowler, Kurt Freeman, Renee Hicks, Ashey Hill, Sarah Ingraham, Tobias Kipp, Patty Paduano, Patricia Pate, Lisa Randall, Mark Sammler,  Clark Spickerman,  Jackie Wright

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Armer at 518.587.0723 ext. 1266 or email