2018 JJC Haunted 5K Run/Walk

Sunday 21st October 2018

Joliet Junior College: 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, United States

Running, Distance running, 5K, 1 Mile


  • **INDIVIDUAL* RUN/WALK - Individual 5K Run and Walk
  • **TEAMS** RUN/WALK - 5K Run and Walk (Join or Create a Team)
  • MONSTER DASH - Children 12 & Under


The 5th annual Haunted 5K Run and Walk takes place on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet.

All ages are invited to attend; in addition to the 5K, there will be a one-mile race for children under 12. 

Participants are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes in this themed race. After the race, runners and their families are encouraged to stay for kid activities, candy and more. Coupon codes are not eligible for Monster DASH registrations.

**New this year**

Packet Pick Up October 17-19th.  Details will be sent to registered participants

Event details and schedule

Sunday, October 21, 2018

7:30 a.m. Race Day Registration/Packet Pick-up
8:30 a.m. One Mile Kids Monster Dash
9:00 a.m. Haunted 5K Run and Walk

The first 500 race registrants in the 5K and Monster Dash combined will receive Haunted 5K winter hats while supplies last. Kids who participate in the Monster Dash will also receive a medal.

Joliet Junior College Main Campus 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431
Turn left at the first stop sign on campus. Proceed around the college to South Lot 7.

A certified flat paved course around JJC’s spooky campus. The race will be timed using chip-timing. 

Kids ages 12 and under can run our one mile Monster Dash. All kids will receive a Haunted 5K hat and medal for participating.

Two additional awards are available to the team with the most participants in the event (running and walking). Please specify which team you are with during registration.  All teams must register online. No race day team registration or placement.

A tombstone award and $100 cash will be awarded to the top overall male and female in the 5k. Top male and female winners in each age group will receive a plaque. Second and third place finishers will get a medal, based on chip time.

10 and under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over.

You’re invited to stay after the race for kid activities, face painting, candy, food, entertainment and more.

Race results will be sent to all event participants


Online registration will close October 18 at midnight. Haunted 5K hats will be given to the first 500 registered in the 5K and Monster Dash while supplies last.

Rich McCarthy, rimccart@jjc.edu or Carrie Anderson, caanders@jjc.edu 

Organised by

Joliet Junior College Foundation

1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet

Phone: 815-280-2693

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