Twilight Thriller 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 24, 2015

6:00 PM1 mile
6:30 PM5K


955 East North St.
Joplin, MO 64801

Online registration ends on:
Fri, Oct 23, 2015 6:00 PM CDT
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Activity Price


  • $30

1 mile

  • $15

Virtual 5K

  • $30

About This Activity

Ready for a spooky, fun race? Twilight Thriller is Starlit Running Company’s Halloween themed 5K Run/Walk where participants are encouraged to dress in costume and run the beautiful, luminary-lit Frisco Greenway Trail at twilight. With pre-race entertainment, chip timing, glow bracelets, 4 categories of costume awards, age category awards, music by a professional DJ, and post-race snacks including Starbucks coffee, hot chocolate, candy, cookies, and more, runners will enjoy a race atmosphere like no other.

October 24 – Twilight Thriller: 5K @ 6:30pm, and 1 Mile @ 6:00pm

Packet Pick-up:

Packet pick-up will be held at the race start on Race Day from 4p.m. to start of race.

Course Description:

Flat and fast out and back trail of hard-packed crushed rock. The trail will be lit with luminary bags, but headlamps are welcome.

Chip Timing:

Chip timing provided for all registered 5K.

Race Shirts:

5K and 1 Mile Run registrants registered by October 17th will be guaranteed a race shirt. After October 17th, shirts will be given on a first come, first serve basis.

Post-Race Goodies:

Runners will enjoy Starbucks coffee, hot chocolate, cookies, candy and other snacks provided by our sponsors.


Costume awards will be awarded in the following categories: Best Male, Best Female, Best Couple, and Best Group. Prizes will be awarded to the overall male and female in the 5K distance. Age category awards will be given for the following age categories: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+


There will be professional DJ playing music and keeping runners informed during the event.

Race Day Registration:

Race day registration will be available at the race start from 4:00p.m. to race start. The registration fee will increase on race day by $5 for the 5K. The 1 Mile Fun Run will remain fixed at $15.

1 Mile Fun Run:

Fun Run participants under the age of 12 will receive a finisher's medal. All Fun Run participants will enjoy post-race snacks and festivities.

Virtual 5K Option Available!

Runners who can't attend race night can sign up for the Virtual 5K. Virtual runners are not eligible for overall or age category awards. Virtual runner directions:
  1. Run your virtual race distance anytime during the month of October.
  2. On or after race day (October 24th), post your time result on either the Twilight Thriller Event page or on your My Activities dashboard on
  3. Our staff will then mail virtual runners their race shirt.

Discuss This Activity

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Starlit Running Company

Starlit Running Co. is dedicated to providing quality running events in the Joplin area. It's not just a race; it's an experience.

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