_ The 2018 Halloween Candy Run:
Celebrate Halloween with us this October in your Cape, Costume, or Underwear!
Spooky 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!
Overall, Master, Grand-Master & Age Group Awards!
Portion of the Proceeds Goes to Local Charity!
T-Shirt Deadline 1 week in advance (Kids & Adult Sizes; Men & Women’s Cut)!
Swag You Get w/ Registration
Performance Event Tee in Kids & Adult Sizes and Men & Women’s Cut*
Commemorative Event Pint Glass filled with Craft Beer or Soda
Old Scratch, Made to Order, Personal Pizza, from Scratch with Fresh Ingredients
Aromatherapy “Happy Finish” Towel
Super Scary Finisher Medal for First 300 to Register (Halloween Beast Medals Given to First 150 to Register for Beast Challenge)*
*Only those registering for the low cost race option do not receive event timing, an event tee and finisher medal.
Racing Attire, Costumes, and Etiquette
Every hero puts on their super underwear and parades around town; we want you to do the same. Dress-up or dress down, but be sure you express yourself! We also ask that you comply with the Ohio Revised Code 2907.09 on Public Indecency and cover your "private parts." No racer will be allowed to participate in our event if they are in violation of this law. We suggest you wear no less than you would to the beach and no more than you would to fight off Evil Villains or to secure some Halloween Candy! Super, spooky, scary, sophisticated, satirical, and stealthy costumes are encouraged but not required! And do remember this is a family friendly event.
Timed Races Offered
1-Mile, 5k, 10k & Beast 3-Race Challenge to Run all 3 Races (10.3 Miles)
Race Course Details
Registration: Registration and our post race party will be at Old Scratch Pizza & Beer, 812 S. Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45402. They are online at http://www.oldscratchpizza.com/
Parking: Parking in downtown Dayton is somewhat limited so we recommend arriving early. You can park on the street, at Miami Valley Hospital, or in one of the local neighborhoods nearby.
The Start and Finish Line: The Start / Finish Line will be at Veterans Park, at the Corner of Veterans Parkway & Stuart Street on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail in Dayton. This is a short walk from Old Scratch Pizza & Beer. To access the start line from Old Scratch Pizza & Beer follow these directions:
Exit the Old Scratch Pizza & Beer parking lot onto South Patterson Blvd sidewalk, and go LEFT, walking Southwest
Cross Stout St, W. Apple Street, & the back of the Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds.
When you arrive at Stuart Street, turn RIGHT and cross South Patterson Blvd at the Crosswalk. Enter Veterans Park via Veterans Parkway. The Start / Finish Line will be ahead!
After you finish, retrace your steps back to Old Scratch Pizza & Beer for the post race party
1-Mile Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1345156348
5K Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1345154338
10K Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1342910344
Race Course Turn by Turn Directions:
All courses are out and back on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail
Start at Veterans Park, Corner of Veterans Parkway & Stuart Street on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail in Dayton, a short walk from Old Scratch Pizza & Beer
Run North on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail
The 1-Mile Course turns around at the 0.5-Mile Mark and returns to the finish line by running South on the trail
The 5k Course turns around at the 1.55-Mile Mark and returns to the finish line by running South on the trail
The 10k Course turns around at the 3-Mile Mark and returns to the finish line by running South on the trail
Once you have completed the course, please return to Old Scratch Pizza & Beer, 812 S. Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45402, for the post race party
Spooky Aid Stations
The 6 Decoration Stations will be decorated and have Halloween music. These will be approximately every half mile on course.
3 of those Stations will also include volunteers, water, candy and gels. These will be at the 1-mile, 2 mile and 3.1 mile marks.
The Aid Stations themes are:
0.5 Mile Mark / 1-Mile Course Turn Around = Pumpkin Patch
1-Mile Mark = Graveyard; This is also an AID STATION
1.55-Mile Mark / 5k Course Turn Around = The Doctor Will See You Now!
2-Mile Mark = Day of the Dead; This is also an AID STATION
2.5 Mile Mark = Ghoulies!
3.1 Mile Mark / 10k Turn-Around = Spiders; This is also an AID STATION
Registration and the Start / Finish Line will also be decorated on the Halloween Theme!
1:45-3:45pm: Registration and Packet Pick-up at Old Scratch Pizza & Beer
2:30pm: Costume Contest at the Start and Finish Line
3:00pm: 1-mile Start at Veterans Park
3:20pm: 5k Start at Veterans Park
4:00pm: 10k Start at Veterans Park
5:30pm: Timing Ends, all runners have completed the course
3:00pm-6:00pm: Post Race Party at Old Scratch Pizza & Beer
Overall Winners in Each Race can pick up their awards at the registration table once results have been posted. Results will be posted on itsyourrace.com which is also where you registered for the event.
Men’s Cut, Women’s Cut & Kids Sizing
Shirts will be short sleeve performance tees
To be guaranteed a race tee, you must register at least 1 week before the race date.
Scary Awesome Finisher Medal, Because Everyone is a Winner!
Scary Awesome Finisher Medals for Any Race!
Male & Female Overall Winners in each Race (1-Mile, 5k & 10K) and the Beast 3-Race Challenge Win a Special Prize.
The Beast 3-Race Challenge & Super Beast Prize
The Beast 3-Race Challenge is only for the strongest, bravest, and most daring athletes among us! To complete the beast you must finish all 3 races (1-mile, 5k & 10k) in one day, inside the designated times.
Time Cut Offs for the Beast: You must finish each race inside these max times
1-mile = 20 minutes
5k = 40 minutes
10k = 90 minutes
Complete the Beast and Get a Beast Finisher Medal (First 100 Registered for this Challenge)!
If you compete in 3 Beast race events you will receive a Super Beast Hoodie.
Professional Photography & FREE Photo Booth
We will have a professional photographer out on course to take your pictures while you race. Then after your race you can pose with your friends, family and team at our FREE photo booth. We will post all pictures on facebook after the race for you to like, tag and share!
Event Pricing: Price Points are: (1) Dec-Feb; (2) March-April; (3) May-June; (4) July-August; (5) September; (6) October (7) Race Weekend
All kids (or adults) being pushed, carried or towed: Does NOT include timing, event shirt or finisher medal = $0
All ages, Any Race, Fun Run: Does NOT include timing, event shirt or finisher medal = $17
All ages, 1-Mile Race: Includes all the SU Swag and Timing = $20-25-28-30-33-35 & Race Day $40*
All ages, 5k Race: Includes all the SU Swag and Timing = $25-30-33-35-38-40 & Race Day $45*
All ages, 10k Race: Includes all the SU Swag and Timing = $30-35-37-40-43-45 & Race Day $50*
All ages, Any 2 Races: Includes all the SU Swag and Timing = $35-40-45-50-55-60 & Race Day $65*
The Beast 3-Race Challenge (10.3 miles: Run the 1-mile, 5k & 10k): Includes all the SU Swag and Timing + 1 Beast finisher Medal = $50-55-60-65-68-70 & Race Day $75*
* If you skip the event tee you can $5.
Lodging DoubleTree Guest Suites Dayton/Miamisburg 300 Prestige Place, Miamisburg, OH 45342 937-436-2400 Single queen room $114 or double queen room $119
Reserve your room using group code ZMR, which is available for ½ Way to Christmas Half through June 22 and for Spooky Super Underwear Run through Sept. 28. Click here to reserve a room today!
Please contact Zoom Multisport Racing for additional accommodations or questions at [email protected] or 937-572-5018
Emergency Contingency Policy & Plans
Races and events will be held unless race management, in consultation with local safety officials, determines that race conditions are too dangerous. Every effort will be made to conduct the race and to ensure the safety of all participants. Events may be held in the rain or snow or if there is snow on the course, so please prepare in advance. If the race is cancelled there will be no refunds. This position is consistent with USAT & USATF recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sports of running, biking, swimming, triathlon, duathlon, aquabike and aquathon. Each athlete must accept any such risk for their entry fee paid including other amenities paid for such as t-shirts, insurance, and online administrative fees. All fees collected are used to develop and produce the event, including all race supplies. In the event of inclement weather, Acts of God, or unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race. The following procedure will be followed:
The race director in consultation with local safety officials will make the final decision to delay, adjust or cancel the race.
The decision will be posted on the website, in social media and communicated at the race venue via the PA announcing system.
In the case of an emergency please dial 911. Volunteers will be instructed to contact 911 in the case of an emergency.
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