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Halloween Candy Run

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October 28, 2018 (Sunday)
10.3 Miles, 10 K, 5 K, 1 Mile
Old Scratch Pizza and Beer
Dayton, Ohio
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This Halloween, run around town in your costume collecting candy, facing down scary monsters, and competing with friends and family in the most fun race of the year! Celebrate your accomplishment with pizza, beer, music, decorations, swag and more. Racers get an event tee, finisher medal, pint glass, Halloween candy, drink ticket and personal pizza.

Event Start Location
Old Scratch Pizza & Beer: 812 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, OH 45402

Course Description
Race Course Details
Registration: Registration and our post-race party will be at Old Scratch Pizza & Beer, 812 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, OH 45402. They are online at

Parking: Parking in downtown Dayton is somewhat limited so we recommend arriving early. You can park on the street, at Miami Valley Hospital, or in one of the local neighborhoods nearby.

The Start and Finish Line: The Start/Finish Line will be at Veterans Park, at the Corner of Veterans Parkway & Stuart Street on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail in Dayton. This is a short walk from Old Scratch Pizza & Beer. To access the start line from Old Scratch Pizza & Beer follow these directions:
Exit the Old Scratch Pizza & Beer parking lot onto South Patterson Blvd sidewalk, and go LEFT, walking Southwest
Cross Stout St., W. Apple Street, & the back of the Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds.
When you arrive at Stuart Street, turn RIGHT and cross South Patterson Blvd. at the Crosswalk. Enter Veterans Park via Veterans Parkway. The Start/Finish Line will be ahead!
After you finish, retrace your steps back to Old Scratch Pizza & Beer for the post-race party

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5K Course Map:
10K Course Map:

Post Race Activities
Performance Event Tee in Kids & Adult Sizes and Men & Women’s Cut (Optional Long Sleeve Upgrade)*
Commemorative Event Pint Glass for the first 300 Registered*
A Craft Beer or Cider (those over age 21) or Soda
Old Scratch, Made-to-Order, Personal Pizza, from Scratch with Fresh Ingredients
Halloween Themed Finisher Medal for the first 300 Registered*
Halloween Candy

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Retailers (near this event)
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