Marion County's first annual Halloween 5k/10k Run. October 27th at the Paddock Mall.
ABOUT THE RACE
The Paddock Mall will be hosting Marion County's first annual Halloween Run. This event will include a chip timed 5k and a 10k. This event will also feature food trucks, live music, a costume contest and more. The 10k will start at 4:30 p.m. and the 5k will start at 4:15 p.m. First 250 challengers for the 5k will get a Monster Dash medal and the first 150 for the 10k challengers will also receive a Monster Dash medal and everyone will receive a custom t-shirt you won't want to miss.
The proceeds from the race will help benefit the Marion County Children's Alliance. The Marion County Children's Alliance mission is to improve the lives of Marion County children by providing resources which enable nonprofit organizations serving these children to operate more effectively and by providing safe, effective services of the highest quality.
- access to chip-timed race event
- race bib
- race day t-shirt
- medals for first 400 challengers
- swag bag
Early packet pick-up will be on Friday, October 26th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the center of the mall. Race day packet pick-up will start at 3 p.m.
This is a fun race for all ages and we encourage you to dress in costume as there will be a costume contest. The best costume gets a prize!
BIG HAMMOCK RACE SERIES
The Marion County Halloween Run is the 3rd race in the Big Hammock Race Series and the 1st in the SUPER RACE CHALLENGE! Move one step closer to earning incredible bling and huge points by participating in our race!
The Big Hammock Race Series is a 10 race series throughout North and Central Florida that allows runners/walkers of all levels to earn prizes and perks as they work to complete their fitness challenge. The year long series gives participants the ability to challenge themselves by acquiring points based on their race finish &/or simply complete each race at their own pace to achieve series prizes. There are 4 Super Races in the series. Check out more at BigHammockRaceSeries.com
** DEADLINE FOR GUARANTEED SHIRT SIZES WAS OCTOBER 1ST. WE WILL TRY TO ACCOMMODATE EVERYONE WITH THE CLOSEST SHIRT SIZE POSSIBLE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS AT THE TIME OF PACKET PICK UP.**
ABOUT PADDOCK MALL
Paddock Mall is Marion County’s premier shopping destination. The town center is home to more than 90 national and local retail, dining and entertainment options, as well as numerous events and activities throughout the year. A dynamic offering of things to do along with things to buy keeps guests engaged and returning often. Paddock Mall is open Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday noon – 5:30 p.m. For more information, please call (352) 237-1223 or visit paddockmall.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/PaddockMall and follow us on Twitter at @PaddockMall and Instagram @paddockmall.