Spooky Sprint - West

1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Oct 29, 2016


Wheaton, IL


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Spooky Sprint

$25 $25 Register

Spooky Sprint Challenge

$50 $50 Register

About This Activity

Join us for the first annual Spooky Sprint in Cantigny Park - Wheaton with a portion of proceeds to benefit Naperville-based charity American Veterans Helping Veterans*. Enjoy a beautiful fall outing and a 3.1 mile run or walk in glorious Cantigny Park amidst spooky gravestones and ghoulish apparitions. Beware of zombies! This event will include prizes for craziest costumes.

Don’t miss out! This annual event will be sure to deliver goosebumps, help local veterans in need, and help you to work off some of those pre-Twix cals!

Registration includes:

  • Unisex race tee
  • Commemorative bib
  • Chip timing
  • Free parking
  • Free entry into the costume contest
  • One Affy Tapple caramel apple

Packet Pick-Up:

  • Friday, October 28 (location TBD) 4-7pm
  • Saturday, October 29 @ Cantigny 7-8am

Think you have what it takes to run two 5k races in one week?

Then we have the challenge for you - Spooky Sprint Challenge! Sign up to run in both the Spooky Sprint South and West 5k races and you'll receive all the perks that come with Spooky Sprint races, plus the Spooky Sprint Challenge t-shirt and a finishers medal. Don't forget about bragging rights to say that you completed the Spooky Sprint Challenge!

Sunday, Oct 23 @ 9am - Spooky Sprint South @ Konow's Corn Maze in Homer Glen
Saturday, Oct 29 @ 8:30am- Spooky Sprint West @ Cantigny Park in Wheaton

You can sign up for both races by clicking on the link below for the Spooky Sprint Challenge.

Click this link to view more info about the Spooky Sprint - South.

*A portion of race proceeds will be donated to American Veterans Helping Veterans. Based out of Naperville, AVHV focuses on supporting the needs of veterans throughout the surrounding areas that struggle to reestablish themselves back into society after returning from combat.

The mission of American Veterans Helping Veterans is based on inherent human conditions. People need to have a sense of self worth in order to lead happy and productive lives. American Veterans Helping Veterans understands that Veterans often have difficulties re-establishing themselves in society due to injuries such as TBI and PTSD. This leads to unemployment and emotional distress. AVHV believes that by helping the veteran improve their financial and medical hardships, positive steps can be taken towards their return to rich and fulfilling lives.

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