Get Down to Halloween Town for the Pumpkin Pi 3.14 Mile Race and Kids Fun Run

Are you a tough pumpkin? Find out this October 28 in downtown Baton Rouge!

This is no ordinary 5K. This 3.14 mile long race on the Mississippi River Levee is exactly 200 feet longer than a 5K. And, it is Baton Rouge’s only Halloween costume race!



October 28, 2017

8:00 a.m. on the downtown levee
(Between the USS Kidd and LASM)


*Race Registration*

Take the Tough Pumpkin Challenge and run “the pi” while holding a pumpkin!

All participants will receive a finisher’s medal. A special medal will be awarded to those completing the Tough Pumpkin Challenge. Additional prizes will be awarded by age group.


8:30 a.m. – Lil’ Pumpkins 1 Mile Fun Run

Pumpkin Pi 3.14 Mile Race and Tough Pumpkin Challenge immediately following the kids’ race

Race Awards will be handed out in Halloween Town, followed by contests and entertainment.

2:00 p.m. Baton Rouge Halloween Parade


Halloween Town

Stick around after the race for awards, contests, food and live music, entertainment in Halloween Town! Then, watch the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade roll by at 2 p.m.!


Here is a highlight of some of the Halloween Town activities in the works:


– Princess encounters with the Petite Princess Company (see the schedule for details)


– Yoga Mala on the “paper clip” pier at 8:30 a.m. with Radiant Life Yoga & Wellness – (register here)


– Puppet shows with Beyond the Garage


– Kid’s costume contest


– Pumpkin pie eating contest with Island Girl Bake Shop


– Pumpkin carving contest


– Live music by 3 Lone Sharks


Sponsorship Opportunities:

Sponsor the Pumpkin Pi

Participate in Halloween Town with a vendor tent, food tent, crafts or entertainment