20 Awesome Race-Day Costumes
Family ZooThe Great Pumpkin Haul; Littleton, Colo; Oct. 24, 2015 1 of 21
Running with a group? Have everyone be a different animal. The zoo's all here with this bee, zebra, giraffe, tiger and honey badger.
Wonder Woman and SupermanThe Great Pumpkin Haul; Littleton, Colo.; Oct. 24, 2015 2 of 21
The Great Pumpkin Haul is all about, well, hauling pumpkins. Who better to conquer this feat than Wonder Woman and Superman?
Skeleton Face Paint7th Annual Florida Halloween Halfathon & 5K; St. Petersburg, FL; Oct. 31, 2015 3 of 21
These skeletons took their costume to the next level by adding Dia de los Muertos face paint flair.
Incredibles FamilyThe Super Run; Lansing, Michigan; Sept. 24, 2016 4 of 21
How do you fit the whole family into one costume idea? Take a cue from the most famous superhero family around: The Incredibles!
Pot of Gold at the End of a RainbowChicago Shamrock Shuffle; Chicago; 2014 5 of 21
Play with the name of the race for a creative and fun costume; you might find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow! (Provided by Natalie Cobb)
Where's Waldo?Great Pumpkin Chase 5K; Cross, WI; October 2012 6 of 21
Where's Waldo? Just finishing up his race. (Provided by Mae Day)
Superman and Little HulkThe Super Run; Lansing, Michigan; Sept. 24, 2016 7 of 21
No costume idea is too big for a run! The superheroes united with Superman and a little Hulk.
The Masked Barefoot RunnerLA Marathon; Los Angeles; 2015 8 of 21
Add some flair with a luchador-inspired mask, like The Masked Barefoot Runner. Shoes optional. (Provided by Pedro V. Martini)
Super FamilyThe Super Run; Lansing, Michigan; Sept. 24, 2016 9 of 21
Families that run together have fun together. Have every family member pick out their own super costume for the big race. Pictured are Guardians of the Galaxy character Groot with Wonder Woman, Spiderman and Batgirl.
ZombieZombie Fest Run2Survive; Fairview, OR; Oct. 18, 2014 10 of 21
One of the most loved Halloween costumes also happens to be one of the easiest. Add some scary face paint and a killer outfit, and you're a zombie runner. (Provided by Tristann Graves)
Poodle Skirt GirlsPunxsutawney Phil's Trick or Trot; Punxsutawney, PA; Oct. 31, 2016 11 of 21
Go retro like these classic and cute poodle skirt girls. (Provided by Jen Galey)
Dorothy from the Wizard of OzGarmin Marathon in the Land of OZ; Olathe, KS; April 16, 2016 12 of 21
A Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz costume is perfect to match your own mantra during the race: there's no place like home. (Provided by Catherine Anne)
Two MartiansMartian Half Marathon; Dearborn Heights, Michigan; April 12, 2014 13 of 21
Take your costumes out of this world by donning bright green like these Martians. (Provided by Catherine Anne)
LeprechaunBrazen Racing Badger Cove Half Marathon; Livermore, CA; 2016 14 of 21
Hoping for a little luck during your run? Bring the luck to you by dressing as a leaping leprechaun. (Provided by Lisa Le Strom)
Batman (or woman)Brazen Racing's Rocky Ridge Half Marathon; Las Trampas Wilderness; October 26, 2013 15 of 21
You can't beat the classics. Batman (or woman) costumes will always be a favorite for races. (Provided by Lisa Le Strom)
TortoiseThe Tortoise and the Hare Half Marathon; Canton, GA; September 5, 2015 16 of 21
Aesop had it right the first time: slow and steady wins the race. Embrace the way of the tortoise for your next costume. (Provided by Kimberly Ann)
PirateRock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon; Los Angeles; October 22, 2015 17 of 21
Don't be a scallywag; wave that Jolly Roger high and cross the finish line to claim your treasure, matey.
The Cat in the HatRock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon; Los Angeles; October 22, 2015 18 of 21
Dress as your favorite character from a book. "The Cat in the Hat" is a classic everyone will remember.
Despicable MeDay of the Tread; Albuquerque NM; October 2015 19 of 21
Gru and a group of minions from "Despicable Me" will brighten up even the cloudiest race days. Just hold off the villainous planning for after the race.
'Frozen' CharactersDay of the Tread; Albuquerque NM; October 2015 20 of 21
Embrace the weather and go as the ice queen herself (or her trusty snowman), Elsa and Olaf from "Frozen."