Halloween Hunt 5 Miler
Saturday, October 31, 2020 11:00AM
Long Hunter State Park
Halloween Hunt is part of the Tennessee State Park Running tour. This is the 42nd year of the State Parks Running Tour, the longest state parks running series in the U.S. It consists of 20 road races, with distances varying from 5 to 13 miles. All races are held on Saturdays from October to March at 11 AM local time in 20 different State Parks, located from Memphis to Kingsport.
These events are sponsored by local running clubs, which are responsible for registration, timing and results. The State Parks provide facilities, race security and traffic control. Walkers are welcome and allowed an early start at 10 AM (slower than 13 minutes per mile). They are recorded as runners in the results. The total number of participants last season was 2,590.
On Highway 171 at Percy Priest Lake between LaVergne and Mt Juliet. From Nashville, take either I-40 East to Mt Juliet exit 226 and go South 7 miles, or alternate take I-24 to Old Hickory Blvd exit 62 and go East for 7 miles. Turn to Couchville Lake picnic shelter (1 mile). Park information at 615-885-2422.
Start and Finish
At the picnic shelter parking lot. The race starts at 11:00 a.m. central time
Goes out and back one quarter mile, then loops Couchville Lake twice. Water at miles 1 and 3.
Ten-year age groups with 3 awards in each category from 10 to 80+. Special awards to male and female overall winners.
Starts at 12:30 p.m. with refreshments (gourmet hot dogs).
Long Sleeve Technical Shirt
Size guaranteed to all runners who register by noon on Friday, Oct 18.
October 18, 2019
Race Day Registration
Registration from 9:30 to 10:45 AM
Amelie Sharp, firstname.lastname@example.org, 615-631-4977
$22.00 payable to Frostbite R. C. or $10.00 without shirt. Late fee without T-shirt $15.00. Late fee with shirt is $30.00 until we run out.
Walker Early Start
Walkers are welcome and are allowed an early start at 10 AM. Only walkers slower than 13 miles per hour, please. They are treated as runners in the results.