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Union Catholic will hold its 8th annual 5-K Spooktacular Run on Oct. 27, 2018

By Jim Lambert
The eighth annual 5K Run/Walk Spooktacular is being held at Union Catholic High School on Saturday, Oct. 27.

A one-mile children’s costume trek will be held on the Union Catholic track at 8:30 a.m. and the 5-K run is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Costumes are encouraged, and check in time and registration will begin at 7 a.m. for both.
Pre-registration, which costs $25 for the 5K and $15 for the 1-mile trek, must be received by Saturday, Oct. 20. Registration after the 20th and on race day costs $30 for the 5K while the 1-mile trek cost remains $15.
T-shirts will be given to the first 250 entrants. There will be post race food and refreshments, and lots of awards and prizes will be given out.
For more information and to register on-line, go to www.raceforum.com/unioncatholic
Here are all the details-
Race Times:
8:30am 1 Mile Children’s Costume Trek (run/walk) NO TIMING! (costumes encouraged)
9:00am 5K Race (costumes encouraged)
5K Race - Top Male & Top Female 5K Overall
5K Race - Top 3 Male & Female winners per age group (no duplicate awards) (10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+)
5K Race - Best Individual Costume and Best Group Costume
1 Mile Trek: Candy and participant ribbons to all 1 mile finishers.
Amenities-T-shirts to the ifrst 250 entrants, Post-race food and refreshments
Course: 5K race is a USATF certified course through Scotch Plains streets ending on Union Catholic’s turf track complex. 1 mile trek is contained within UC turf track.
Race location: Union Catholic High School, 1600 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, 07076
Contacts: For more info call 908-889-1600 ext. 392 or email racedirector@unioncatholic.org
Restrictions: No pets, roller blades, bikes or skateboards during the 5K or 1 mile
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