Spooky Fun Awaits at the Minneapolis Halloween Half
It’s October which can only mean one thing: fall racing! What better way to celebrate the season than with a Halloween-themed race? Grab your best running costume and get ready for a spooky morning at the Minneapolis Halloween Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K on Saturday, October 27th.
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About the Minneapolis Halloween Half
The 2nd annual Minneapolis Halloween Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K take place on Saturday, October 27th at the iconic Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge. The Half Marathon and 10K start at 8:30 AM and the 5K starts at 8:45 AM. All finishers will receive a Storm Creek T-shirt and a beautiful finisher medal (plus bragging rights!)
Challenge yourself all year long! The Minneapolis Halloween Half is the first event of the MN RUN Series Holiday Challenge. Sign up for three holiday-themed events and earn an award plaque to showcase your achievement. Challenge participants will be able to pick up their awards at the Xperience Fitness Reindeer Run on December 8.
4 Reasons to Run the Minneapolis Halloween Half
Here are four reasons to run the Minneapolis Halloween Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K on Saturday, October 27th:
The perfect fall course awaits at the Minneapolis Halloween Half, 10K, and 5K! Participants run along the Mississippi River with stunning, autumn views of the waterfront, the Mill City ruins, and the iconic Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge. All races start and finish in Father Hennepin Park.
There’s spooky, Halloween fun for everyone at the Minneapolis Halloween Half. Get festive with the costume contest (just make sure you’re able to run!) Submit your photos by 10:00 AM on race day to be entered to win.
Plus, Halloween-themed water stops will keep you refreshed and entertained throughout the race course and all the way to the finish line.
Kickoff your post-race Halloween celebration at the Minneapolis Halloween Half post-race party. All participants are invited to McKinney Roe, one of Minneapolis’s newest bars, for live music and beverages. All runners receive 1 complimentary drink! McKinney Roe is located within walking distance of the finish line.
Have fun and benefit charity! MN RUN Series has partnered with Shriners Children’s Hospital with a goal to raise $5,000 for charity. Shriners Hospitals for Children Twin Cities provides high quality pediatric orthopedic care to children. From foot, ankle and hand disorders to rheumatology and specialized plastic surgery to scoliosis. They also provide education for physicians and other healthcare professionals and conducts research to improve the quality of care and life of children and families.
Get fit, have fun, and benefit your community at the Minneapolis Halloween Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K!
See you there!
Register now for the 2nd Annual Minneapolis Halloween Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K!