Trick or Trot 5K & Kid's Zombie Dash

The Rail Yard
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Running > 5k

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Event Description

Be part of Spartanburg's most spooktacular Halloween event

The Trick or Trot 5K & Kid's Zombie Dash! 

Runners, walkers, and zombies are invited to the Mary Black Rail Trail on Saturday, Oct. 31. Choose from four optional heats: 8:30am, 9:15am, 10am, or 11am, then complete either the 5K course or quarter-mile zombie loop to compete for prizes and awards. No matter the distance, all finishers receive candy, candy, and more candy at the finish line!
Check in @The Rail Yard on Saturday morning between 7am-11am to obtain race materials. 5K registrants who register before Oct. 15th will receive a commemorative Silipint™. Race proceeds to benefit Partners for Active Living. 



 Space is limited. Register today before prices increase!

5k Registration:

  • $25 until 11:59pm on September 30th
  • $30 until 11:59pm on October 23rd ***must register by Oct 15th to be guaranteed a Silipint
  • $35 during race week and on race day

***Save $10 by registering a family together!

Kid's Zombie Dash: 

  • FREE 
Awards will be presented in the following categories:
  • Top 3 fastest male and female overall
  • Top 3 fastest male and female in each age group: 18 and under, 19-23, 24-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Top 10 closest to predicted times
  • Top 3 best costumes 


RunGSP is excited to return to racing! We've spent months researching what industry leaders are implementing and developing our own Covid-19 protocols that reflect the most current information available. A few noticeable additions you'll find on site are:
  1. Reduced participant density at the start line
  2. Physical barriers between volunteers and participants
  3. Sanitation stations throughout common areas


Q: Will the course be closed to traffic?
A: Both courses will be 100% closed to vehicular traffic. The Rail Trail will be open to foot traffic. 

Q: Will results be available on site?
A: Live Results will be available. Awards will be calculated once all participants have finished, and then distributed by mail.
Q: Can we walk?
A: Yes! The timing system will operate from 8:30am-12pm.  
Q: Are strollers allowed?
A: Yes!
Q: Are dogs allowed?
A: Yes! Werwolves? Absolutely!

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