Gather the family, put on your costumes and get ready for fun at the Real Racine Skeleton Skamper Half-Marathon, 5k Run/Walk and Kids Trick-or-Treat Walk, Saturday, Oct. 27.
Skeleton Skamper, the only costumed race in Southeastern Wisconsin, begins at 8:30 a.m. The Village of Mount Pleasant Civic Campus, 8811 Campus Drive (just off 90th Street and Highway 20), is the start and finish line for all events.
The professionally timed half-marathon steps off at 8:30 a.m. Registration is available through race day at $50 per runner. All participants receive a glow-in-the-dark, long-sleeved tech shirt; all finishers receive a medal. Awards will be presented to the top three male and female overall finishers and to the top male and female finishers in 11 different age categories.
The 5k run/walk starts at 9 a.m. The $25 registration fee includes a glow-in-the-dark, long-sleeved cotton shirt (subject to availability on race day.) Jogging strollers and wagons are welcome. Awards will be presented to the top three male and female overall finishers and to the top three male and female finishers in 12 age/ability categories.
The Sealed Air Family YMCA Kids Trick-or-Treat Walk is 10 a.m. There are 10 goodie stops along the quarter-mile walk. Strollers and wagons are welcome. ALL children must register. There is no charge for adults accompanying a paid child. All participants receive a drawstring bag. The kids trick-or-treat walk is $5 per child.
Be sure to stay for the Halloween party, with food, beverages, music, pumpkin painting, a costume contest and more.
Race packets may be picked up at the Mount Pleasant Village Campus from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 or starting at 6:30 a.m. on race day.
Skeleton Skamper benefits Real Racine, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote tourism and travel in Racine County, Wis., and create events to unify the community.