Trick or treating may be just around the corner, but runners are taking their marks for tons of fun runs and competitive events across the Badger State on Sunday, October 27. Many serious athletes and weekend warrior runners are donning Halloween costumes to hit the trails and street.
Check out these five exciting October 27 running events.
Race venues and dates may be subject to last-minute changes. Also, race-day registrations may be available at some locations, while others may have closed entries in advance. As always, participants and spectators are advised to double-check before setting out for these events.
4th Annual Summit Credit Union Haunted Hustle – This two-day event features 5K and 10K races and a 5K stroller derby on October 26, followed by a marathon and half marathon on October 27. All races start at the Keva Sports Center, 8312 Forsythia Street, in Middleton, Wisconsin. Saturday’s events begin at 4:30 p.m. Sunday’s commence at 8 a.m. (Contact: 877-290-8608.)
Black Hawk Ridge Trail Run – This sold-out event pairs an 8K and a 16K, starting at 10 a.m. at the Black Hawk Unit of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. (Contact: 608-845-9601.)
GLM Pumpkin Run – First in the six-race Great Lakes Multisport Winter Run Series, this race day includes a 5K, a 10K, and a kids’ run. Starting at 9:15 a.m., this event takes place at the Olympia Village Convention Center, 1350 Royale Mile Road, in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. (Contact: 920-285-0421.)
Madison Mud Run – This down-and-dirty race, approximately a 5K, runs at Festival Park, in Verona, Wisconsin, beginning at 9 a.m. The Tri 4 School's Kid's Mud Run takes place a day earlier. (Contact: 608-316-5755.)
Stump Farm Trail Race – Billed as a fundraiser for the Ashwaubenon Nordic Ski Team, this running event includes a half marathon, a 5K, and a 15-mile mountain bike race. The competitions start at 9 a.m. at the Reforestation Camp Park, in Suamico, Wisconsin. (Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org .)
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