Pumpkin Run earns the spotlight Sunday
The village of Kent will be alive Sunday with multitudes of runners, event volunteers, families and friends all on hand for the Kent Pumpkin Run five-mile race.
The event will start at noon at Kent Green in front of town hall.
The spectator-friendly course will finish in the same spot, accompanied before and after the race by music, refreshments, face painting, Halloween festivities and more.
The day begins with a Kids Fun Run at 11:15 a.m.
To register in advance, to volunteer or sign up as a sponsor, or for additional information, visit www.kentpumpkinrun.com or contact race director Dunleavy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-927-1332.
The event is hosted by the Kent Chamber of Commerce.
Race participants are encouraged to donate as they register or to bring non-perishable donations to support the official charitable beneficiary -- the Kent Food Bank. Donations can be dropped off at Davis IGA or Kent Wine & Spirit during race week or at the start/finish area on race day.
Runners are also welcome to compete for prizes for best costume during the race. A variety of gift certificates from local merchants will be among the prizes.