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    General Race Information

    Race Day Schedule

    Race Registration 6:30 AM
    Balloon Release 7:45 AM
    5K/10K Run Starts 8:00 AM
    Awards for 5K/10K 9:00 AM
    1-Mile Fun Run 9:30 AM
    Goblin Gallop 10:00 AM

    10K Run & 5K Run/Walk

    The 10K and 5K routes are competitive events (The 5K is on a USTFA Certified course, Certification # TN 10040MS), with CASH prizes for overall top male and female and awards for the top finishers in each age division. Again this year, R.A.C.E Nashville will be timing the event using chip timing. The courses are flat and follow scenic routes. The Trek and Treat is a great chance for a PR!

    1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

    For those who want a shorter route or slower pace, join us on the 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk. This is a great event for people of all ages to come out and pay tribute to those affected by cancer. Come show your support in the fight against lung cancer! Participants are welcome to dress in costume to show their Halloween spirit.

    Goblin Gallop/100 Yard Dash (8 and under ONLY)

    The Goblin Gallop is a fun and special race for the younger children. All the Goblins will receive a t-shirt and a special treat! We can't wait to see the little ones dashing around Thompson Plaza again!

    Student Discounts

    Students of all ages will receive a discount off their registration fee for all races, except the Goblin Gallop. To apply the discount, please contact the Event Director, Amanda Thompson Jordan, at altjordan@yahoo.com to receive the discount code before registering online or by mail.

    Halloween Costumes

    All race participants are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes! If a costume is going to inhibit your running capabilities, then feel free to wear clothes that are orange & black or otherwise show off your Halloween spirit. We will be awarding prizes for Best Individual Costume and Best Duo or Group Costume. We can't wait to see your Halloween spirit!


    Championchip Timing provided by R.A.C.E Nashville, a professional race management company.


    The 5K and 10K courses are USATF certified this year (Certification # TN 10040MS).


    The 5K, 10K and 1-Mile Fun Run start and finish at the Hank Thompson Plaza at the Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville, Tennessee. View a map of the 5K course

    Click here to see the 10K course.


    Cash prizes will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers. Other awards will be presented to the top finishers for other categories. All participants in the Goblin Gallop will receive a medal!


    The race committee will determine whether to modify, postpone or cancel the race. This is a charitable event and no refunds will be given if the race is postponed, modified or canceled due to severe weather conditions.

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