Jack-O-Lantern Dash 5k

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(race date estimated)

Jack-O-Lantern Dash 5k Race Description

This year Nelson's Pumpkin Patch is thrilled to be partnering with Make-A-Wish North Dakota for our Second Annual Jack-O-Lantern Dash 5k walk/run!

A portion of the funds raised will help grant the wishes of North Dakota children with critical illnesses.

To truly enjoy this spooktacular event, plan to go all out with your costumes! No matter if you walk or run the race a superhero, monster, zombie, witch, or Elsa we know you'll have wicked fun from start to finish!


Date: Saturday, September 12, 2020

Start time: 9:00A.M. 

Prizes and Door Prizes: Approximately 10:30A.M.



Prizes for the Top 3 Finishers of each category

  • Male
  • Female
  • Kids (up to age 12)



Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 8:00A.M.-8:45A.M. @ Nelson's Pumpkin Patch


**Pre-Registered Participants - $30.00 (If participants are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances, T-Shirts MUST be picked up by Sunday, October 25, 2020. If not picked up - T-shirts will be considered a donation) 

  • 5k T-Shirt
  • Admission wristband to Nelson's Pumpkin Patch VALID 09/12/2020 ONLY
  • Kids up to age 12 will receive a $2 pie pumpkin 
    • Paint will be available to use to paint their pumpkin after they finish
  • Post-Race refreshments
  • An unforgettable experience 

**Race Day Registration - $30.00

  • Option to purchase 5k T-Shirt for $15.00/shirt
    • T-Shirts will be sent out after the race
  • Admission wristband to Nelson's Pumpkin Patch VALID 09/12/2020 ONLY
  • Kids up to age 12 will receive a $2 pie pumpkin
    • Paint will be available to use to paint their pumpkin after they finish
  • Post-Race refreshments
  • An unforgettable experience

**Virtual Participant:

  • Registration Fee: $30.00
  • *Shirts will be mailed out after the race*
    -Admission wristband NOT included
    -Kids up to age 12 will NOT receive a $2 pie pumpkin
    *No prizes will be awarded in this category*


Runners, their families, guests, and our volunteers safety is our first priority. Nelson's Pumpkin Patch maintains the right to postpone the event. Such conditions will not result in refunding of any race entry fees or future event credits.

The event may be postponed due to severe weather or other factors that threaten the safety of participants, staff, or volunteers.


If the event is postponed, all participants will be notified via E-mail that you provided in your registration and the alternative race day will be posted on Nelson's Pumpkin Patch Facebook Page.

*These are the severe weather alternative race days:

#1: Saturday, October 3, 2020

#2: Saturday, October 10, 2020

#3: Saturday, October 17, 2020

*NOTE: All instructions, details, & times will remain the asme as the initial Jack-O-Lantern Dash 5k.


Call Carrie Nelson 701-610-6511 if you any questions 

***Please refrain from participating in the Jack-O-Lantern Dash 5k if you have been sick in the last 14 days prior to the 5k or have been in contact with someone who has had a positive test result

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  • Race Date: 2020/09/12 09:00:00 AM (Saturday)
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Emerado, ND Weather

Jack-O-Lantern Dash 5k weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of September 12th, Emerado, ND can expect temperatures between 54℉ and 81℉ with humidity around 40% and precipitation of 0".
    Last year the weather condition was Partly cloudy.
  • Emerado, ND current weather
  • Rain 63.1℉ Rain

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