Halloween Fun Run

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THIS EVENT IS WEATHER DEPENDENT, you must check out facebook page for update to see if the event is postponed due to inclement weather. facebook.com/gotruro

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 might reschedule to Sunday October 30th but everything will be listed on our facebook page if there are any changes.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 – registration starts at 1:30pm, event starts at 2pm

Will-Kare Paving and Contracting Ltd. 95 Lower Truro Rd

$75 cheque to school 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.
Best costumes. 6 X $10 gift cards 2 for adults and 4 for youth.
Bottle flip. 2 x $10 gift cards for the winner. Each person gets 2 flips and they play a small elimination tournament.

2. Registration –

NO Cost but there will be a form to fill out to register.

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.

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.
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.

6. Maps

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, please be safe

What a Halloween Race?

why not, Halloween is a blast and why not get some exercise

What type of food will be available after the race?

None. there is no cost, we think it is a short day and the treat bag will suffice.

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 5th Halloween run. Come check it out. Free. Fun. Local.


2012 Pictures

2013 Pictures

What do the winners of the adult race receive?

not sure at the moment.