Additional race information can be found at https://www.carenwareevents.com/.
Race day - Parking Lot 25. Lot closest to PCH and Warner. There is a Jack In the Box in this corner. Gate opens at 6am, parking fee applies or park on Pacific Ave.
The SOMETHING FOR EVERY BODY & EVERYBODY races! This year’s event will support our armed forces and anything in a uniform.
It’s a kick off for a FIT FALL. We are combining the traditional Halloween/Harvest theme (so if that’s your gig, costume it up, join in games, costume contests, and super fun selfies and awards. But, NEW this year, we are adding an ARMY/BOOT Camp element to make it even more fun. A corner of the race expo/encampment will be a BOOT CAMP. A chance to play army at boot camp skill stations before or after the run. A chance to get army face painted. And an additional awards added for not only best Halloween costumes, but best top three themed in a uniform! And a awards for teams that run in platoon formation. Don’t have a platoon leader , but want to run with one? We will assign you in platoon at a slow , military pace!
Here’s how unique this event will be. The finisher medal is in the form of a huge army dog tag…the ribbon and medal are two sided. Flip it, and you are celebrating Halloween and the fall Harvest. Turn it over and you are celebrating the armed forces and a FIT FALL! We made something for EVERY BODY! If you are a fast and competitive type, fitness it up. If you are looking for a relaxed and goofy outlet that lets you costume up. We have that too. We are the something for Every Body and Everybody races. Check this out.
Formerly the Wigged Out 5k/10k is now your fall festival/Halloween. Wear a costume, anything in a uniform, or just come in running and walking attire. But come to have a great TIME! We also recognize that this is the month of Dia De Los Muertos. You can male it your Day of the Dead Celebration for the entire family.
And, this race is part of the WINTER SERIES MEDALS. Do any three of the Caren Ware Events, Thanksgiving Days races, Santa Claus with a Cause, or Run in the New Year and get a 4th medal. Because we LOVE FITTING all together!
Awards to top best Halloween costumes. Awards to best themed in a uniform. Prizes to groups that run in platoon formation. Top three Team trophies to fastest teams. Age division awards. Those huge dog tag finisher medals to everyone! So many awards. So much fun.
CHIP timed by itz About Time.
****Flat, fast paved course with views of a sandy beach and waves the entire way.
**Halloween themed expo with Great Pumpkin Game Carnical. Trick or treat!
**A real BOOT CAMP encampment with boot camp drills and a chance to ‘play army’ and support our armed service programs.
Never just a run. It’s a Happening!
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All Participants Receive:
RFID Chip Timing
Age Division Awards
Custom Cast Finisher Medal. It’s the most unique TWO in ONE Medal
Fall Themed Event T-Shirt. Hand designed.
NEW THIS YEAR - TEAM AWARDS - TOP 3 TEAMS COMBINED FASTEST 4 TIMES.
Additional Awards for top
Anything in a Uniform Contest
Best Male/Female costumes
Best Day of the Dead Award
Best Dressed like a runner
Best Halloween Costume
EARLY PACKET PICK UP
WALK UP REGISTRATION OFFERED AT PACKET PICK UP on Saturday, Oct. 17th from Noon to 3 pm at Roadrunner Sports in Costa Mesa. Or you can pick up on race morning from 6:30 am to 8:15 am. Exact Shirt sizes not guaranteed for walk-up registration. You are allowed to pick up for someone else. No confirmation required.
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.
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. If that is 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 (includes medal and shirt)
Fees includes an Event SHIRT plus a custom cast FINISHER MEDAL and chance to WIN awards to ALL participants.
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 always look 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 10K Start 8:35 5K START
9:30 am 5k awards
9:45 am 10k Awards
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. CELEBRATE A FIT FALL FESTIVAL WITH GAMES AND TREATS AND THE ADDED ‘ARMY’ SUPPORT.
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.
Or park on the public spaces along Sunset Beach on Pacific Street behind Jack in the box and west of the entrance on Warner and PCH.