The time has come. Calling all ghosts, goblins, black cats, witches, creeping and crawling things

Race Date: October 28th 2018
Start Time: Half: 8:00 a.m. 5K: 8:30 a.m. Kid’s Run: 11:00 a.m.
Start/Finish: J. Lorraine Ghost Town
Expo: TBD

Run For Your Life! Party at a Ghost Town.

The Second Annual Haunted Half Marathon, 5k, and kids Run is jam packed with even more Halloween decorations and haunted spectacles than ever before! Don’t forget to wear your favorite costumes, and after the race we’ll meet you at the J. Lorraine Ghost Town for a halloween party you won’t soon forget..

Our Charity:

 Since 2012, Texas-based Aspire To Be Foundation has been supporting students, community leaders, entrepreneurial projects, and social ideas through the support of a 501(c)3 status, and a host of organizational launch services. We get our partners back to what they do best -positively impacting the neighborhoods in which we live and work and communities around the world.

Our Sponsors:

Thank you to all our Haunted Half Marathon sponsors for making this race possible.

Video Links:

Haunted Half Promo Video:

Race Prep Workout Video with Fitness Guru Kevin Rail:

Want more? Check out Kevin’s site and restore your fitness with the My Sixpack Challenge today.

2018 Course Maps

Half Marathon Course

The Course is an incredibly spooky run through the haunted hills that surround the cursed waters of  Walter E. Long Lake. All participants are required to sign waivers in case they are consumed by the ghost of the Lady of the Lake during this Halloween’s Haunted Half Marathon.

Start Time: 8:00 a.m.


5K Course

Bring your friends and try to survive the Haunted 5k, a terrifying trot past slaughterhouses and abandoned rail-roads. We always recommend that you bring friends that you can outrun just in case. Dress your best to win prizes for being the most horrifying creature in this creepy 5K.

Start Time: 8:30 a.m.


Kid’s Dash

Our Haunted Kid’s Dash is a race for all the gremlins out there; it winds through the decrepit country roads of the Travis County Expo Center.  Ages 12 and under.

Start Time: 11:00 a.m.


We are so excited to have your child participate in the kids run! While not required, we welcome you to run with your kids!  You do not need to purchase a bib# if you are running with your child.

All participants who wish to receive a medal must be wearing a bib number.



All Participants will receive:

  • High End Long sleeve shirt – Tech Shirt
  • Nylon Bag
  • Halloween Goodies
  • Sponsor SWAG
  • Finisher Medal**Finisher Medals are given to registered participants with a race bib only after finishing the race.



Expo Information:



Date and Time:

Race Date: TBD

Expo: TBD

10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


All participants need to come to the expo to pick up their packet, bib number, shirt, and other goodies the day before the race. You must have a photo ID to pick up your packet. You may pick up someone else’s packet if you have a copy of their photo ID and a note signed by them.

Packets will NOT be available to pick up the morning of the race. If you are for some reason unable to pick up your packet from the expo please send us an email.

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Start/Finish: J. Lorraine Ghost Town

Staging area:

  • Music
  • GU
  • Water
  • Powerade
  • Portapotties
  • Headless Horseman (to start the race!)


Huge Jack-O-Lantern Finish
Where there will be a huge party!

  • Costume Contest
  • Awards
  • Sponsor SWAG
  • Music
  • Pizza
  • Candy
  • Doughnuts
  • Haunted Maze
  • Human Fooseball
  • Horseshoes
  • Washers
  • Awesome Finisher Medals **Finisher Medals are given to registered participants with a race bib only after finishing the race.


Awards will be given to the top 3 Male and Female finishers in the Half Marathon and 5k.

Age group awards will also be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups:

Age Divisions

  • 14 & Under
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-69
  • 70 & Over

Awards Ceremony

Awards will be given for overall and age group winners.
5k Over all Awards: 6:00 p.m. 

5k age group: 6:15 p.m.

Over all Half Marathon Awards: 6:45 p.m.

Half Marathon Age Group: 7:00 p.m.

Trilogy Award

Trilogy awards will be handed out at the Runtastic Awards Tent after the race. If you ran your third Runtastic race and earned your trilogy medal at the Haunted Half come to the Awards tent after the race. Don’t worry about bringing verification. All we need is your name and our staff will do the rest to look up previous finishes and award you with the coveted and well earned Trilogy Medal. More Info
Aid Stations will be around miles 2, 4 ,6 ,8, 10 & 12 for the
Half Marathon and at mile 2 for the 5K.
Water, Nuun, and Portapotties will be at each
aid station. Gu will be at mile 6.


The Expo Center has ample parking available to our runners.
The Austin-Bergstrom international airport is about 11.3 miles (approx. 22 minutes) from The travis County Expo Center


Date Range 1/2 Mile 5k Half Marathon
Oct 28, 2018 to Nov 30, 2018 11.95 $29.95 $64.95
Jan 1, 2019 to Feb 28, 2019 $15 $35 $69.95
June 1, 2019 to  July 31, 2019 $17 $38 $74.95
Aug 1, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019 $20 $40 $84.99
Sep 1, 2019 to Sep 30, 2019 $20 $40 $94.99
OCT 1, 2019 to Oct 25, 2019 $25 $45 $104.95
Oct 26, 2019 (Expo Registration) $25 $50 $114.95
$5.00 Facebook discount available during registration.
Price Includes Processing Fees





Facebook Discount
During registration make sure to use the Facebook share option for $3 off registration

Friends & Family Discount
You will receive an automatic 15% off when you register 4 or more people at the same time

Refunds: Due to extensive logistical planning and commitments made in the race production process we have a strict no refund policy. We do however have options to change categories, transfer to another Runtastic Race or defer your entry to next years race. The Transfer Fee is $8*



*plus price difference of race.

Use the following link to update your information, change race categories or defer to another Runtastic Event.





Ready for the scariest run of the season? Register with your family and friends now!


Gift Cards never expire and can be redeemed for any Runtastic Event!


Run 3 Runtastic 1/2 marathons within a calendar year and be awarded with our unique Trilogy medal!


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