9 Family-Friendly Spooktacular Events
HoBOOken Scary Scurry Kids' RunHoboken, New Jersey - October 27, 2012 1 of 10
Photo by Jon Holzman
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to run along Hoboken's bootiful waterfront. But don't get too distracted because skeletons and demons may run right by you.
Spooky Tails & Trails 5KHamilton, New Jersey - October 27, 2012 2 of 10
Gather the whole family, even your dog, to dress up and run in this fast and flat course. Stick around to see who will win the best costume contest.
Monster Stomp 5K/1KLake Elsinore, California - October 27, 2012 3 of 10
Come out, if you dare, and take on haunted trails and crazy monsters. Dress the kiddies up for the kid's 1K. They will run around Diamond Stadium with a Trick or Treat Bag and will be handed out candy along the way. Costumes are highly encouraged.
Halloween Monster Dash 5KClermont, Florida - October 27, 2012 4 of 10
Are you afraid of the dark? Join other trill seekers as you take on this haunted night run. Monsters of all shapes and sizes chase you to grab flags that you wear around your waist. It's a survival run, so do you think you have what it takes?
Halloween Hustle 5KPalatine, Illinois - October 27, 2012 5 of 10
Adrenaline Sports Management
Put on your scariest costume and see who screams throughout this course. Participants receive a dri-fit tee and a post-race breakfast at the pub next door.
Halloween Scarecrow Scamper Kids' RunWilton, Conneticut - October 28, 2012 6 of 10
Lace up your shoes and scare away all the Halloween treats in this crazy run. Just a heads up, you might see ghosts, goblins and monsters running next to you.
Spooky 5KFreeport, Maine - October 28, 2012 7 of 10
Do you have the guts to run through two spine-chilling grave yards? Face the creepy crawlers and take on the spooky course. It's fun for the whole family, so dress up and get in the Halloween spirit.
Conejo Valley Halloween Mud RunNewbury Park, California - October 28, 2012 8 of 10
Are you afraid of a little mud? Face your fears and get downright dirty at this festive mud run. Choose from two different courses and take on the mud in your halloween costume. Make sure to bring a change of clothes so you're fresh and clean for the post-race celebration.
BOO-yah! 5K & Little Monsters Fun RunPortsmouth, Virginia - October 28, 2012 9 of 10
Burn those extra Candy Corns as you run away from zombies and monsters. If you're brave enough to continue on this course, you'll zoom past spooky houses, including the infamous Maryland Masnion.