Dare to Scare 5k & Sweet Treat Fun Run

950 Marshall C. Collins Drive
Manteo, NC 27954

Running > 1 mile, 5k

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Event Description

Date: The race will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2023. Rain or shine event.

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5k begins at Coastal Studies Institute (CSI), Fun Run begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Virginia S. Tillett Community Center (VTCC). Check-in will be announced closer to the race. Check-in and late registration at Coastal Studies Institute (CSI). Day of 5k packet pickup will be post race at the Virginia S. Tillett Community Center (VTCC).

Location: The 5k run/walk will begin at the Coastal Studies Institute 850 NC-345, Wanchese, NC 27981, and finish at the Virginia S. Tillett Community Center, 950 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC 27954. The fun run will begin and finish at the Virginia S. Tillett Community Center.

Transportation: Pre-race transportation will be provided for runners who choose to park vehicles at the finish line. Rides to CSI will be announced closer to the race. There will be no return trips from the VTCC to CSI.

Entry Fee: $40.00 if received by September 16, 2023. $45.00 from September 16 – October 26, 2023. $50.00 if registering during packet pick up or on race day, October 27 & 28, 2023. $15.00 for Virtual 5k without shirt, $40.00 for Virtual 5k with shirt. $15.00 for Fun Run without shirt, $40.00 for Fun Run with shirt. Shirt availability is not guaranteed unless pre-registered by September 16, 2023. Shirts will be limited for registrations received after September 16, 2023. Shirts may not be available for Race Day registrations. Please pre-register to guarantee a shirt and/or medal. Shirts are long sleeve. 5k Participants are guaranteed t-shirts (with sponsors logos and names if applicable) if they are registered by September 16, 2023. For those who register after September 16, 2023 t-shirts will be available on a first register first serve basis. Race packets will include any materials that sponsors provide to the VTCC. Awards will be given for the top three male and female finishers of the 5k, and top costumer contest winners. Medals provided for all participants. Fun Run Participants are guaranteed a race medal, spooky swag and some sweet surprises.

Non-Race Participants: 5k Pre-race festivities will be held prior the 5k Race at CSI. This will be open to all runners and spectators. Fun Run Pre-Race festivities will be held prior to the Fun Run at VTCC.

Parking at 5k Start & Finish: 

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: https://www.darenc.gov/departments/public-services/virginia-s-tillett-community-center/5k


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