Race Information

RACE INFO: Jolly Pumpkin Run | Saturday September 15th, 2018



2019 Kona Triple Crown Series: Complete all 3 of our Kona Running Co. race events (Jolly Pumpkin Run (Royal Oak), Wicked Halloween Run, and Kona Chocolate Run) in CY 2019 & qualify for some serious extra bling!  To qualify for this designer “Kona Triple Crown Medal”, completed event distances must be in our 10K, or 5K races of any combination to qualify (our Half and Mile events are excluded).

Course Description ~ Scenic, flat, & fast!!!  Start & finish in beautiful Downtown Royal Oak Michigan.  Donations to Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Course Maps: ( SHOWN BELOW)

Race Features:

2bottlesa  NEW for 2019 – We have added a Mile Run/Walk event!
2bottlesb  Start & Finish at the Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant & Tap House: 419 South Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067 (MAP)
2bottlesa  Post race food buffet:  Great post race food at the Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant & Tap House and in the race tent behind the Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant & Tap House.  Chicken and Beef Sliders, French Fries, Mac & Cheese, and Bananas.
2bottlesb  Drinks: Beer, or Pop. (In addition to bottled water on the course)  There will be one drink ticket on your race bib.  You are required to be at least 21 years of age and have your driver license ID & race bib ready to enter our secured beer area.
Read about the different types of Jolly Pumpkin beer HERE!
2bottlesa  Finisher Medals: To all 5K Run/Walk participants.
2bottlesb  Sport tech unisex tee shirts:  Awesome sport tech UNISEX Tee Shirt for participants.
2bottlesa  Parking in Downtown Royal Oak:  FIND WHERE TO PARK HERE.
2bottlesb  Shuttle Buses: There are NO shuttle buses.
2bottlesa  Course Availability (Times):  THE FINISH LINE SHUTS DOWN AT 11:45 AM.
2bottlesb  Age Group Awards – M/F, 3 deep, 5-year age group increments, from 14 years old to +75 yrs old – pickup your award at our finish-line Awards Tent behind the Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant & Tap House at 12:15 pm.
2bottlesa  B-Tag Timing – (ChronoTrack chip in bib) for ALL events
2bottlesa  PLEASE DO NOT LITTER!  Thank You!

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS: Contact Mark Koehl, Registration Director at mkoehl08@comcast.net

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — Contact Jill Whitehead (volunteers receive an official Jolly Pumpkin Run Race shirt) at: marchjill11@gmail.com

SPONSORSHIPS — Contact Kim Johnson for sponsorship program info. at: Kim@konarunningcompany.com or go to Sponsors Page for more info.

2018 Sport tech unisex tee shirt
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Jolly Pumpkin Run shirt

2018 Medal


Age Group Award

Jolly Pumpkin Run Age Group Award

Download and read all of the beer descriptions HERE!
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Jolly Pumpkin Run Beer Descriptions

Event Main Layout (Royal Oak, Michigan)
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Jolly Pumpkin Event Main Layout Map

5K Course Map (Royal Oak, Michigan)
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Jolly Pumpkin Run 5K Course Map

2019 Partnership between Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott & Kona Running Company

Fairfield Inn & Suites

17350 Fox Drive, Livonia, MI 48152

Receive 2019 Kona Running Co. room special Corporate rates
per night as follows…


Click on Fairfield Inn logo and book your room with this
Corporate Discount Code of: 1KR
(The first digit of the code is a Number One)
Or call: 734-953-8888

Room Type Standard Pricing YOU pay only!
Queen/Queen $179.00 $96.00
King $189.00 $96.00
King Sofa $194.00 $106.00
Executive King Suite $204.00 $116.00

Negotiated rates do not include the current State and Local Tax of 10.5%.

Rates are non-commissionable.

Special Corporate rates are subject to hotel restrictions and are NOT Last Room Availability

*The 2019 standard rates fluctuate daily and are subject to change without notice.