Early humans developed the ability to sprint in order to chase down sprightly prey and invented long-distance running to escape from slowly approaching glaciers. Follow in their fossilized footsteps with this Groupon.
$15 for a 5K-Race Entry ($30 Value)
On Sunday, October 28, the 5K race runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. along a circular course, which starts and ends at BB&T Ballpark. Runners are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes, with prizes awarded to the best costumes and fastest times. After crossing the finish line, athletes can celebrate by sipping a complimentary beer (for ages 21+) and dancing to DJ’ed tunes at the postrace party, which lasts until 6:30 p.m.
Race packets are available for pickup Friday, October 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, October 27, from noon to 3 p.m.; and on race day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, see the race page and course route.
Boos and Brews 5K Race
Participants of the Boos and Brews 5K Race or the mile-long fun run are encouraged to run in Halloween costumes, adding an entertaining element to the friendly race. After completing the race without having their shoelaces tied together by prankster ghosts, runners can enjoy a post-race party with drinks, music, and awards for the best costumes and fastest runners.