CSI Great Pumpkin Race
The College of Southern Idaho’s Physical Education Department will sponsor its eighth annual Great Pumpkin Race and Youth Challenge on Saturday, Oct. 26. All participants are encouraged to participate in costume.
The 5K Run/Walk is open to all ages. It will involve walking or running on flat terrain, on both paved and fitness trail surfaces around the campus. Prizes will be awarded in each age group for runners and walkers with separate divisions for men and women. Registration for this event will begin at 9 a.m. on race day or you may register on www.bluecirclesports.com prior to race day.
The Youth One Mile Challenge race begins at 10:15 a.m. and the 5K walk/run will start at 10:30 a.m. The entry fee for adults is $25. The fee for youth participants ages 17 and under is $15.
Both events will stage in between the CSI Softball Field parking lot and the CSI Desert Building. The CSI Culinary Arts Department will provide free chili and corn bread to all participants and their families following the races.
CSI student clubs are also holding a free Halloween carnival for kids in the community right after the races from noon to 2 p.m. in the CSI Student Recreation Center. Kids of all ages are encouraged to come in costume and enjoy trick or treating and games.