Twilight Thriller 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 15, 2016

6:15 PM1 Mile Fun Run
7:00 PM5K


955 E. North Street
Joplin, MO 64801

Online registration ends on:
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 9:00 PM CDT


Activity Price


  • $35

1 Mile Fun Run

  • $10

Virtual 5K

  • $35

About This Activity

Ready for a spooky, fun race? Twilight Thriller is Starlit Running Company’s Halloween themed 5K Run/Walk on the beautiful, luminary-lit Frisco Greenway Trail. While it's definitely not mandatory that participants dress in costume, we highly encourage runners and walkers to have fun by getting into the spirit of the holiday and dressing up!  With pre-race entertainment, ultra-soft race shirts*, chip timing, glow bracelets, a costume contest, overall and age category awards, music by a professional DJ, post-race goodies and a post-race beer garden, this is a party you don't want to miss!

Packet Pick-Up: Packet pick-up will be held on race day (October 15) from 4:00p.m.-race start at the race site (955 E. North St. Joplin, MO 64801).

Pre-Race Entertainment: Once again, Nikki Phillips and the Joplin YMCA zumba crew will be providing the pre-race entertainment beginning at 6:30p.m. It's a must see!

Costume Contest:  The costume contest is for participants only and is FREE to enter.  Simply stop by the costume contest tent at the race site and register.  We will announce and award winners in 4 categories at approximately 8:00p.m. Costume categories include:  Scariest, Funniest, Most Original, and Best Couple.

Beer Garden: A seasonal brew will be provided by LIVE JOMO in the on-site beer garden. Participants 21 years of age and older who would like entry into the beer garden should pick up a beer garden bracelet at the packet pick-up registration table on race day.

Awards: overall male and female finisher awards and age category awards for the following divisions:

  • 12 and under
  • 13-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

Virtual Option Available! Runners who can't attend race day can sign up for the Virtual event. Virtual runners are not eligible for overall or age category awards. Directions: Run your virtual race distance anytime during the month of October. On or after race day, post your time result on either the Event page or on your MyRaces dashboard on Our staff will then mail virtual runners a race shirt. 

*To guarantee your race shirt size, you must register by October 7. We will order extra shirts, but they will be given on a first come, first serve basis after this point.



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