Freaky 5k/Tot Trot

Event Date

Sat, Nov 1, 2014


Sault Ste. Marie, MI

About This Activity

The Freaky 5k/Tot trot is a last opportunity for children and adults to dress up in their Halloween costumes and get active! The route is easy and fun for all ages.  There will be official timing for the race & awards for the top three males/females in each age category!!  Costumes, runners/walkers, adults, kids & strollers are all welcome! Goodie bags and treats will be on site.  The event is located at a city park with large playground for children.  Proceeds from race will be used for any child DHS is currently serving through any of its programs such as (Children Protective Services, Foster Care etc.).  The money will help put the children in activities such as: baseball, hockey, singing lesson etc.

Event details and schedule

Halloween Costumes are encouraged, but not mandatory.  

Race Start Time:  Starting 10:00 a.m. with official timing.  

Race Location: Starts at Project Playground, Meridian Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.  

Day of race registration and packet pickup is at 8:00a.m.

Early registration is available online through or by mailing registration form at bottom of page to 463 E. Three Mile Road, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan  Make all checks out to Department of Human Services– CARES FOR KIDS    Early Registration Fee for the 5K is $20 through October 22, 2014, (mail-in fees must be postage dated no later than October 20th)  Fee after October 22, 2014 for the 5K  is $25.     

Fee for running the ¼ mile Tot Trot is $5.  

First 150 5K Runners will receive drawstring bag with goodies; All children participating in the ¼ mile Tot Trot will receive a prize.

Top three female and male runners for each age category for the 5K Run will receive medals.   Age categories as follows:    18 and under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+  Walkers/Strollers are welcome, however, there is not a walker category for medals.

Questions may be directed to Erica Stempky at 906-290-3782 or email questions to:

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