Pumpkin Dash, petting zoo, bounce house Saturday in Sterling

September 27, 2018

STERLING – The 27th annual Pumpkin Dash returns Saturday to Hoover Park, 3807 Woodlawn Road.

Kids 12 and younger will be grouped by age. Winners will get a large pumpkin, and the first 1,000 finishers will get a small pumpkin, a bag of candy, a hot dog, bottled water and chips.

There also will be a petting zoo, bounce houses, hayrack rides, ambulance tours, face painting and crafts.

Registration begins at 9 and the first race at 11 a.m. Dashers must sign up at least 15 minutes before their race, which is 11 a.m. for those 2 and younger; 11:15 a.m. for age 3; 11:30 a.m., for 4- and 5-year-olds; noon for 6- and 7-year-olds; 12:30 p.m., for 8- and 9-year-olds; and 1 p.m. for 10-, 11- and 12-year-olds.

Admission is free; a $1 per-person donation is suggested.

Call the Sterling Park District at 815-622-6200 or find Pumpkin Dash 2018 on Facebook for more information.

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