8 spooky Halloween races

Halloween is almost upon us. Get in the spirit with these suitably spooky Halloween races...

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We know that you love to run, and if you also love to be spooked, then why not sign up to one of these spectacularly spooky Halloween races? From 5Ks to trail runs, there’s something for everyone. So get your costume on and prepare for some fun!

Ghost Run
Thursday 25th October, Aspire Fitness Canton Cardiff

Expect mud, fun and scares on this 5-mile trail run. A head torch is an essential as you make your way through the muddy track with illuminous yellow signs to guide you. 

Halloween Fun Run
Saturday 27th October, Hove Promenade, Brighton and Hove

A spooktacular 5K fun run and Kids Mini Mile suitable for the whole family. Get ready to run for your life along Hove promenade in order to claim your monster medal and trick or treat goody bag.

Inflatable 5K Zombie Survival Run
Saturday 27th October, Newbury

The ultimate thrilling zombie 5k survival run is back – bigger, bouncier and more infectious than ever! You need to not only survive the crazy 5k inflatable assault course but evade the Zombie apocalypse set on infecting you all the way to the finish line!

Halloween Zombie Jog
Saturday 27th October, Selkirk, Scottish Borders

It wouldn’t be Halloween without fancy dress! Join zombies, ghosts, witches and vampires for a fun run or walk around 1 mile or 5km of Bowhill Estate.

Hubble Bubble
Sunday 28th October, Leeds-Liverpool Canal

This race can be your idea of a trick or a treat depending on which distance you choose. The multi-terrain event has multiple distances on offer from 5K to Ultra. So choose wisely!

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Halloween 5 Nite Run
Saturday 31st October, Thames Valley Park Reading

This 5K run in the dark will get your heart pounding. This year’s theme is Halloween Masquerade – dress-up and mask-up and be unrecognisable. Run through moonlit meadows and dark woodlands. Enter if you dare!

Heron’s Reach Halloween 5K
Saturday 31st October, Blackpool

A head torch is an essential for this evening event – but beware! Not all the marshals are there to assist you. Some of them have other intentions! Keep your eyes peeled and your wits about you.

London Halloween 5K and 10K
Thursday 1st November, London

Under the moonlight, run a chip timed 5k or 10k around the flat and fast grounds of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, home to the 2012 London Olympics, but watch out as there may be a few tricks along the way with a treat or two waiting for you at the finish!


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