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Running Scared 5 Miler

$39.99 9:00AM EDT Price increases after September 3, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Running Scared 5K

$34.99 9:00AM EDT Price increases after September 3, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Monster Mile

$19.99 10:15AM EDT Price increases after September 26, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 5 Miler or 5K

$33 Registration ends October 23, 2024 at 11:59am EDT

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Midnight Mulligan Brewery
2215 Thrift Rd
Charlotte, NC 28208


Charlotte's Largest and BEST Halloween Event! 

Make it a Tradition.

The 6th Annual Running Scared 5 Miler/5K & Monster Mile presented by Midnight Mulligan Brewing will take place on October 26th, 2024 at 9:00am.  This family fun event encourages participants to have fun, be creative, and dress up in costumes.  Costumes are of course encouraged but not required.  Enjoy a scenic 5 mile & 5K race through and around uptown Charlotte starting and finishing at Midnight Mulligan Brewing.   There will be activities for the kids (face painting, games, etc.), Food Trucks, Beer, Music, and more! 

What do I get for participating?

1. High Quality shirt. We will have Unisex short sleeve shirts so please size yourself with that in mind. You must register before October 10th to be guaranteed a choice of shirt; GHOST, MONSTER, PUMPKIN, OR REGULAR.  Anyone registered AFTER October 11th will be given a REGULAR event shirt...while inventory lasts.

2. Finisher Medals guaranteed for the 5 miler & 5K Only.   We will now have a mix of medals for the Monster!

3. Great giveaways from our sponsors

4. Face painting, costume contest, etc.

6. Great fun!

Packet Pick Up

Friday, October 25th, 2024; 1:00PM – 6:00PM

Run For Your Life – Midtown

901 South Kings Drive, #100

Charlotte, NC 28204 

Race Day – Saturday, October 26th, 2024; 7:45AM – 8:45AM

2215 Thrift Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28208


9:00AM - 5 miler & 5K

10:15 - Monster Mile


Every participant will receive a t-shirt that signed up before October 10th. Shirts are ordered based on the sizes indicated during online registration. NO SWITCHING SIZES – NO EXCEPTIONS!


We have partnered with Start 2 Finish to time this years event using Chronotrack Timing Systems. All 5Miler/5K participants will be timed and will receive their disposable timing tag during packet pick up.  Monster Mile participants will be able to see their time at the finish with the finish line clock.


Overall, Masters, 12 and under, 13-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.


Top 3 Males and Females in all divisions will receive awards. Awards gift certificates courtesy of Run For Your Life - Midtown

Claiming Awards

As results become available, runners will be able to claim their awards at the awards ceremony prior to the last participant finishing. We do NOT ship unclaimed awards.

NOTE: Sisu Events reserves the right to add/delete categories and awards prior to race based on participation.

Refunds and Transfers

Registration fees are non-refundable. Event registrations are non-transferable between individuals, events, or years.

Time Limit

Walkers are welcome in the Monster Mile only.  There is no time limit.

Medic/First Aid

There will be a RED medical tent located at the finish line in case of emergency or any medical needs. Announcements can always be made at the DJ booth as well.

Weather Policy

Races are held, rain or shine, unless Sisu Events determines that conditions are too dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made on race weekend or race day by Sisu Events and local law enforcement officials. If the race is canceled due to inclement weather there will be neither refunds nor transfers. This position is consistent with USA Track & Field recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sport of running. In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, Sisu Events reserves the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race.


PLEASE arrive in time to park. There are many available parking lots near the start finish area on Thrift Rd.


At the Running Scared 5 Miler and Monster Mile Expo you will find exhibitors, great giveaways from our sponsors, and kids face painting. 


We are so excited to have AAA Entertainment at the Start and Finish line to energize the runners and maintain the fun!



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Midnight Mulligan Brewery
2215 Thrift Rd
Charlotte, NC 28208

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