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Date: October 12, 2014

5K–7:00 am / 10K & Half Marathon–7:30 am
1-Mile Fun Run–9:45 am / Costume Contest–10:30 am

Location: Soldier's Memorial (1315 Chestnut)

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halloween-2013The Great GO! St. Louis Halloween Race, features a Half Marathon – presented by Michelob ULTRA, Missouri’s largest 10K race, a 5K and a 1-Mile Fun Run. This event attracts many of the region’s elite runners, along with thousands of runners and walkers of all ages and abilities, who dress in costume and compete for fun. More than 7,000 participants are expected to compete for fun, cash prizes and pumpkin pies.

A Halloween costume contest is held post-race and includes special prizes for the winners. Participants receive a tech shirt (half, 10K & 5K only), finisher medal and lots of post-race treats. The course starts and finishes in downtown St. Louis and includes plenty of scary cool things, which add to the festive feel of the event.

Registration Fees

Half Marathon – Presented by Michelob ULTRA
$50 / Nov. 19–Nov. 26
$55 / Nov. 27–May 31
$65 / June 1–Aug. 31
$70 / Sept. 1–Oct. 9
$75 / Oct. 10–Oct. 12

10K
$30 / Nov. 19–Nov. 26
$35 / Nov. 27–May 31
$40 / June 1–Aug. 31
$45 / Sept. 1–Oct. 9
$50 / Oct. 10–Oct. 12

5K
$25 / Nov. 19–Nov. 26
$30 / Nov. 27–May 31
$35 / June 1–Aug. 31
$40 / Sept. 1–Oct. 9
$45 / Oct. 10–Oct. 12

Fun Run (1-Mile)
$20 Adult Price; $10 Child Price (12 years or under) / Nov. 19–Aug. 31
$25 Adult Price; $15 Child Price (12 years or under) / Sept. 1–Oct. 9
$30 Adult Price; $20 Child Price (12 years or under) / Oct. 10–Oct. 12

Military Discount
We do offer a 25% entry fee discount for all active duty, veterans, guard members and reserve members. To receive a special discount code, please email us at info@gostlouis.org or call 314-727-0800. Participants utilizing the military discount will be required to provide a military ID or papers during the packet pickup process.

Download a 2014 Entry Form Here.
See the Great Halloween Race video Here.
The Official 2014 Race Course Map will be announced later.

Packet Pickup & Late Registration

Packet Pickup Details will be announced after August 1, 2014

Please note: The packet pickup limit is four packets per person. In addition, you must have a photo copy of the person’s ID to receive their packet.

Costume Contest

As part of the festivities we will have a free costume contest for race participants only. We encourage participants to get creative and dress in costume for the race. This is a family-friendly event so G-rated costumes only. Simply stop by the costume contest tent, located at Soldier’s Memorial to register. The finalists will be announced at 10:30 am at the event site. The costume categories include: Most Original, Scariest, Funniest, Youth and Best of Show (comprised of the first place winners of all the categories, excluding Youth). Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category (excluding Youth) with the winners receiving gift certificates, gift baskets and tickets. Please note in the Youth division we will select five winners. Contestants will need to stop by the contest tent from 6:30 am – 10:00 am on race morning to be judged.

Special thanks to these companies for providing items for the 2013 costume contest:
St. Louis Cardinals, REI, Putting Edge Indoor Glow-in-the Dark Mini Golf, Broadway Oyster Bar, Big Shark, Dave & Buster’s of St. Louis, Benton Park Café, Go Ape, Stefanos, Upper Limits, Sunset Lanes, Sports Fusion, Brazikat, Flamingo Bowl, CJ Muggs, Steve’s Hot Dogs on the Hill, Tan-Tar-a Resort, Lake of the Ozarks, St. Louis Blues, Blown Away Blow Dry Bar, The Original Pancake House, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis Symphony, Olivette Lanes, Landmark Theaters, Repertory Theater, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts at UMSL, Hidden Valley Ski Resort and Epiphany Lanes.

Hotel

If you need a hotel room we have partnered with Drury Hotels to provide a limited number of rooms on race weekend. To reserve a room, at the Drury Plaza (Reservation Code #2219337) or the Drury Union Station (Reservation Code #2219339) call the reservation line at 1-800-325-0720 or click on the individual hotel links and make your reservation. Both of these hotel properties are within walking distance of the start/finish.

Getting There on Race Morning & Street Closures

The Great Halloween Race starts near Soldier’s Memorial, which is located at 1300 Chestnut in downtown St. Louis. If you choose to drive, plenty of free street parking is available around the event site in addition to select parking garages, although with more than 7,000 participants and thousands of spectators expected, please plan to arrive early. The 5K race will start promptly at 7:00 am, while the 10K and Half Marathon at 7:30 am. There will be some streets near the event site and along the course closed, so check out a complete list here. We also suggest that you check out the Missouri Department of Transportation website for last minute street/exit closures unrelated to the race.

Race Rules & Regulations

The most important thing is to have fun and enjoy your race, but we do have some basic rules that will ensure that things run smoothly. A reminder that participants with baby strollers or joggers will be allowed to participate in the 5K race and 1-Mile Fun Run Only. Participants utilizing strollers and joggers should start at the back of the 5K start line. No strollers are allowed in the 10K or Half Marathon. To ensure that you receive an accurate time make sure your race bib, which has the timing tag on the back is clearly visible on the front of your body. We will not have assigned start corrals, so we ask that you line up according to your pace per mile. If you plan to walk the race, please line up near the back of the start. Remember your timing chip does not start until you officially cross the start line. Also, no pets (dogs), roller blades, skateboards, bikes, etc. are allowed in any of the races.

Time Limits

There is a 3 hour, 15 minute time limit for the half marathon race.

Weather or Disaster Emergency

In the event of severe weather or a disaster that causes the event to be delayed, altered or canceled we encourage you to listen to the announcer at the start/finish line or race officials along the course for special instructions. The event will proceed rain or shine. No refunds will be issued for an event that is delayed, altered or canceled. Any pre-race weather or disaster related information will also be posted on gostlouis.org, our Facebook page and Twitter page.

10K Prize Money

  • 1st = $750
  • 2nd = $500
  • 3rd = $250

The first three finishers in each age group in the Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K receive a pumpkin pie as a special award. Visit the awards tent after the race to see if you are a winner.

Half-Marathon Prize Money

  • 1st = $500
  • 2nd = $300
  • 3rd = $200

The first three finishers in each age group in the Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K receive a pumpkin pie as a special award. Visit the awards tent after the race to see if you are a winner.

Archive Recap

2013 Results
2012 Results

2011 Results

Training

10k Training Schedule
5K Training Schedule

Volunteer

If you are looking for a fun and rewarding experience, consider joining the more than 2,500 volunteers who help make GO! events and programs a success. Click here to learn more about becoming a volunteer.

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