1. Date, Time, Location – (this race is weather dependent) it might be postponed if we have heavy rain. The rain gods are usually with us. This year we have a reschedule date of Sunday October 28 if required. everything will be listed on our facebook page if there are any changes and we will be checking the weather 5 days out. We decided to have it this weekend as school xcountry will be finished.
Saturday, October 27, 2018 – registration starts at 1:30pm, event starts at 2pm (it will be warmer in the afternoon)
Will-Kare Paving and Contracting Ltd. 95 Lower Truro Rd
A. $150 cheque to school running program that has the most participation. That means if a school has 10 participants and the next school has 5 participants, the school with 10 wins regardless if they they have 400 students or 50 students total in the school. It isn’t a percentage. School must reside in Colchester County.
B. Best costumes. $50 so far in gift cards. more info to follow.
2. Registration –
NO Cost but there will be a form to fill out to register and we will offer race roster free registration this year. COMING SOON.
3. Directions and Parking
Will-Kare is located on Lower Truro Rd. If you are travelling from Truro one of the easiest ways to get their is to go by the Tim Horton’s on Willow and head towards the Highway just after Lawton’s take a right and stay on that road. There will be parking in and around the area, try to carpool as much as possible to reduce congestion on race day.
There is parking.
Use the Google Maps link below to get directions.
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4. Race Day Details
Toilets: – Will-Kare Paving and Contracting as part of their Sponsorship is providing access to their washrooms.
Fun run/walk Start: – just to the right of Will-Kare, the same start as last year so we can stay away from cars that might be crossing over the trail.
Timing: – none (you can time yourself)
Distance – approximately 4 km. The farthest will be out to the fence by the A&W and back. no formal races.
If people want to run 5km we can do that as well. You can run different distances they will be marked.
5. Age Categories and Distances
up to 5km or less depending on where you want to turn around.
all course maps are out and back heading towards Truro. The 3km run has a 1.5km turn around at start of the fence near A&W. The 4 and 5km will cross over the start time. it will be marked and we will have a volunteer on the course.
7. Frequently Asked Questions
Will you have water stations?
Is this race timed?
no unless adults request it.
What do I need to wear to the race.
wear your costume and sneakers to run
Why a Halloween Run?
why not, Halloween is a blast and why not get some exercise with friends and family
What type of food will be available after the race?
None. there is no cost, we are no longer doing treat bags.
I just want to run with my child?
great, we encourage it and there is no cost
Are you taking pictures?
Yes we will be posting pictures. It is all about the pictures. We will provide originals as well. There will be pictures on facebook.com/gotruro. There are pictures on there from last year.
What do the winners of the adult race receive?
Every time we get out for a run, we win.
This will be our 7th Halloween run. Come check it out. Free. Fun. Local.