Fast times at Pumpkin Run but few costumes

The youngest participants got off to a start in the Pumpkin Run. Photo by Lans Christensen

KENT —  It was a wet and dreary day for the 41st annual Pumpkin Run on Sunday, Oct. 29. Despite the rainy weather, 331 dedicated runners from Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and beyond turned out with umbrellas and ponchos to finish the 5-mile course.

The USA Track and Field-certified course began at Town Hall, turned on Route 7 North to Cobble Hill Road, then went on to Route 341 back into the village, where runners crossed the finish line at Town Hall.

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