Ten Awesome Fall Holiday Races

10. Grays Creek Turkey Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

  • Where: Hope Mills, NC. When: Nov. 17, 2018. 
  • Details: Cash prizes awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers. Affordable registration! $15 for 1 mile, $25 for 5K. 
  • Where: Brainerd, MN. When: Nov. 22, 2018
  • Details: A 9th Annual Tradition, this Thanksgiving morning race takes you through the Brainerd Amory and benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children. 
  • Where: Raleigh, NC. When: Nov. 22, 2018
  • Details: A sold out event for the past 7 years! 8K Race and Kids Dash. Kids can decorate the finish chute with sidewalk chalk while the runners are out on the course! New for 2018: A new shirt with a new design and finisher medals.
  • Where: Burlington, NC. When: Nov. 22, 2018
  • Details: Come out for a good cause. Sponsored by Dick's Sporting Goods, over $2400 in cash prizes will be given away for winners in specific groups.
  • Where: Farmington, CT. When: Oct, 21, 2018
  • Details: Run through the Winding Trails Nature Preserve. Halloween treats, merchandise prizes and post-race festivities will be provided.
  • Where: Palm Beach, FL. When: Nov. 22, 2018
  • Details: 5K Race and Kids "Gobble Wobble" Obstacle Course. Run along Palm Beach's scenic Lake Trail. This event will feature an Instagram costume contest, raffles, goody bags and much more. Last year's race proceeds provided Thanksgiving meals to more than 3,200 Palm Beach County residents.
  • Where: New Paltz, NY. When: Nov. 22, 2018
  • Details: 5K Run and famous Mashed Potato Fun Run, free for kids 12 and under. Free t-shirt with paid registration by October 31st (not included with Mashed Potato Run free registration). Prizes for the best costumes. Photos of individual runners crossing the finish line will be uploaded at no cost. 
  • Where: Deerwood, MN. When: Oct. 27, 2018
  • Details: The spookiest 5K you'll run in all year. Race through a wooded course with zombies chancing you. When you make it to the finish line be greeted with a beer. Not a runner? Non-racers can participate in the Zero-K Brian Terror BEER SIT. Sit by the giant bonfire and drink beer! Prizes for individual and team costumes. 
  • Where: Mount Airy, NC. When: Oct. 27, 2018
  • Details: Escape the zombies trying to take your life as you run along the new 5K race course! At the start of the race, all humans will be given a race "life" belt with 3 Velcro flags attached.  Zombies along the course will try to take the human flags, or "lives." Zombies will scare you but NOT touch you. Prizes will be given to finishers with all 3 flags "lives." 

1. The Halloween Candy Run

  • Where: Dayton, OH. When: Oct. 28, 2018
  • Race Highlights 
    • Halloween Themed Aid Stations with Decorations, Halloween Candy, Music and of Course Water! Post-Race Party with Halloween Music, Candy & Treats, Costume Contest & More! Timed Races for all Ages include 1-Mile, 5K, 10K & Beast 3-Race Challenge to Run all 3 Races! Race Pricing for Every Budget!
  • Featured on Travel Channel as one of the Top 9 Haunted Races this October.