Frightening 5K

frightening 5k
5K Runners
Are you trained yet?
Are you thinking about your costume ideas for the 2015 Frightening 5K?
Are your nerves prepared to run through the cemetery again?
This year’s theme is:
Cirque du Freak!!
The circus is coming to town…

** NEW ROUTE IN 2015**This race starts in fabulous downtown Leslie, takes you along country roads, through the cemetery and finishes downtown. Enjoy a brisk evening run through the countryside followed by post race refreshments and an Awesome Halloween Party!!!! All pre and post race events, the start and finish will be in downtown Leslie this year!

COSTUMES ENCOURAGED!!!! (but not required).

The theme this year is CIRQUE DU FREAK.  There will be entertainment in the downtown area before and after the event. Come prepared to be wowed by the freaks!

**Costume Contest photos will be taken before your specific race**

Look for a Contest photographer and be sure your bib can be clearly seen.

Awards will be given for best costumes at the finish line, after you finish your race.
*GROUP RATES AVAILABLE* running clubs, school cross country teams, etc. Contact Race Director (

$35 – after Oct 1st

$45 – Oct 23-24

Packet pick-up at Race Headquarters (Location to be determined):

Friday evening, Oct 23rd,  from 5-8pm

Saturday, Oct 24th, after 3 pm

Age brackets (there are new brackets this year for participants younger than 20):

0-8; 9-10; 11-12; 13-14; 15-16; 17-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70 and over

Age bracket awards will be given at the finish line this year. Report to your designated Race Award table. There is no time limit, walking is allowed.  Strollers and wagons are allowed, we ask that you watch for oncoming runners. Dogs are not allowed. A headlamp or some form of reflective lighting is encouraged, but not required. Post race refreshments will be provided for participants. Local restaurants are available for family, friends and other spectators. Street performers and other entertainment will take place in the downtown block.