October 28, 2017
Start location: Camp New Hope
City/State: Neoga, IL
Start time: 9:30 am Distances & Categories:
The Freaky 5k and Monster Mile is family-friendly benefit event created by Alpha Upsilon of ESA sorority to help raise money for our areas beloved Camp New Hope. Runners/Walkers are invited to wear their funniest, spookiest, or cutest costumes for the event. Professional face/body painting will be available to add a little spunk to your costume.
Camp New Hope’s Mission is to provide a safe and caring camp for people with developmental disabilities to experience fun and companionship, allowing a break for families and caregivers.
Camp New Hope has been providing activities for campers since 1974!
Let’s all get together and make spooky memories with a family filled morning of costumes, face-painting, fitness, and fun, while supporting Camp New Hope!
For those who have a passion for timing their runs, timing will be at the event to ensure accuracy of times and distances.
Event details and schedule
***MAKE THIS RACE FUN BY WEARING YOUR FAVORITE COSTUME TO RUN IN!!!***
08:30-Registration & Festivities Begin
09:30-Fun Walk/Run Race start (Un-timed). The walk will be concluding prior to the start of the 5k to reduce traffic for runners. The Monster Mile fun walk/run will be on stroller friendly trails and as this is a family event, strollers will be allowed on the Moster Mile.
10:00-5k Race Start (Timed) Official timing of the race will be onsite. Awards will be given for Top finishers in each age group and for the Top 3 Overall winners of the race.
Course Info: The 5k course will begin along the country road lining the Camp New Hope property, turning into the trails of Camp New Hope and ending within the grounds of Camp New Hope by the pavillion. The course is flat and trails are paved.
Packet Pick up Times and Day-of Registration will begin the morning of the race at 8:30am
T-shirts guaranteed if registered by October 22nd, 2017.
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