Run for the Pumpkins Trail Race

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Oct 1 update:  We have received all permits, and have reached capacity for the 5K and 8K per conditions of our permit from the State of RI.  Limited slots remain open for the kids' 1K FREE run only.  ONLINE REGISTRATION (upper right) REQUIRED.


Fall Race Series!  #1 of 3 races

Presented by Westerly Track & Athletic Club, Westerly Recreation,  & Westerly Municipal Land Trust

Bradford Preserve, 199 Bradford Road (Route 91), Westerly, RI

Start times:
9:00am:  Check-in and bib pick-up opens
10:00am:  5K and 8K races start
11:00am:  FREE Kids fun run for 10 & under (mini-pumpkins to all PRE-REGISTERED finishers, or until they run out!)

Location:  5K and 8K courses starting and finishing at Bradford Preserve.  Showcases preserved Town of Westerly property, plus runs through a section of Woody Hill Management Area. 

Course Description:  The terrain of the course is primarily dirt trails, a mix of double-track and single-track. In order to minimize bunching up at the trail entrance, the race will first run along the perimeter of an open grass field for approximately 1/3 mile before entering the trail.  In addition to flags and signs, the course is marked with seasonal decorations, such as ghosts.

RequirementEach participant and volunteer must wear at least 200 square inches of orange.  Anyone not wearing orange will not be allowed to race per State of RI DEM mandate.

Entry fees:
Pre-registration (up to Sep 27):  $18 adults, $13 age 18 and under 
Post-registration (after Sep 27):  $25 adults, $20 age 18 and under
$2 discount to all pre-registered WTAC members

Awards to overall finishers, plus top 1 in each age group:
13 and under, 14-19, 20-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over

Limited refreshments are served post-race for participants.  Strollers and dogs prohibited.   For more info, contact or (401) 447-1879 .