SoCal's Halloween Wigged Out 5k & 10k

17243 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Running > 10k, 5k

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Event Description

Caren Ware Events are the SOMETHING FOR EVERY BODY & EVERYBODY races. The Wigged Out 5k/10k is your fall festival/Halloween/Day of the Dead themed RACE.  Wear a costume, or a wig, or just come in running and walking attire.  But come to have a great TIME!  Added this year, is the recognition of those celebrating Dia De Los Muertos. This is also a Day or the Dead Celebration for the entire family. This race is also the 1st in the series of the 3-part WINTER SERIES MEDALS. Do all three and get a 4th medal.  They all FIT together as we get FIT together! Awards for the best hairdos and best Halloween costumes. New for 2019 is an award for top 3 best Dia De Los Muertos(Day of the Death) face painting designs.

It's a WILD HAIR DAY HALLOWEEN PARTY at the beach.  Bolsa Chica rocks.  And so does a three-part FALL SERIES. Earn an additional series medal by running ALL THREE:  Wigged Out, Santa Claus with a Cause, and Run in the New Year.  Prizes for most improved time  (male/female), fastest overall in the series (male/female), Most Inspiring Story, "Who had the most fun" CHEER AWARD, and who had the BEST COSTUMES!  Working on a really cool medal design.

All Participants Receive:

  • RFID Chip Timing
  • Age Division Awards
  • Custom Cast Finisher Medal
  • Fall Themed Event T-Shirt
  • Additional Awards for top
    • Anything in a Uniform Contest
    • Most Creative 
    • Best Male/Female Wigs
    • Best Day of the Dead Award
    • Best Dressed like a runner
    • Best Group Theme
    • Best Halloween Costume 

Early Packet Pick Up

WALK UP REGISTRATION OFFERED AT PACKET PICK UP on Saturday, Oct. 19 from Noon to 3 pm at Roadrunner Sports in Costa Mesa. Or you can pick up on race morning from 7 am to 8:15 am. Exact Shirt sizes not guaranteed for walk-up registration. If you are picking up someone's packet, please print their confirmation letter.

  • ROADRUNNER SPORTS, 1835 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, Ca. 92627.

 Race Day:

You can also pick up your packets on race day at the race site. Lot 25 at Bolsa Chica State Beach. Starting at 7 am.

Entry Fees:

  • 5K: $40 add $5 on race day
  •     5K Youth (18&Under) $30 add $5 on race day
  • 10K: $45 add $5 on race day.
  •     10K Youth (18&Under) $35 add $5 on race day.

Under 18 in the 5k and 10K run the same race as adults. Prices are just lower to encourage the youth to sign up for race distances.  That too far a distance?  Join in the Kid’s Family Run Dash

But we also offer new this FALL.  

Youth ½ mile run.  $30. Add $5 on race day.  (12 & under)

Diaper Dash.  4 and under. $20.00  

Fees includes an Event SHIRT plus a custom cast FINISHER MEDAL and chance to WIN awards to ALL participants.

Event details and schedule


Race Day Schedule:

Race day pick up and walk up registration: 7 am to 8:30 am.

7 am to 8:30 am. Race Day Fall Carnival themed. Announcing, live band, the crowd warm up, games, and your own vibed costume contests.    We are looking forward to YOU being there. YOU are what makes this race a SPECIAL event!
8:00 am - Kids 1/2-mile pumpkin patch.
8:05 am Diaper Dash - 200 yards
8:10 am Custome Contest Award
8:25 am Fall Festival Warm Up
8:30 am 5K/10K Mass Start
9:30 am 5k awards
9:45 am 10k Awards

This race is staged for everybody to have a chance to meet people, have a good time, and get a good time. Event is chip timed by Itz About Time. We put our hearths into our events. Thank you in advance for joining in to make your Fall a FIT one. -Caren Ware.


There are “In It To Win It” age categories 3 deep with 5 year age spans:
1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,55-59 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-over       RFID CHIP TIMED by ITZ ABOUT TIME

Live Music * Fall Bling * Pumpkins raffled * Great Shirts and THE BEST Finisher Medals. It magnets together with the other Winter series medals. Celebrate a fit fall festival with games and treats.

PARKING: PARKING at BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH is $15.  You may wish to car pool. Special gate on Warner and PCH is open for us at BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH to the east of Jack in the Box. Lot 25.

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