Due to health restrictions in Austin, Texas we are unable to host The Haunted Half in Texas this year. Our team has worked hard on the beautiful Haunted Half medals and swag and we still want you to be able to participant in this spooky fun event, which is why we have created the Virtual Haunted Half. Virtual Haunted Half Option>
For those who have registered previously, you will be transferred to the Virtual Haunted Half and may opt-out if you choose. Your registration will also be deferred to the 2021 Austin Haunted Half where we hope to see everyone running again. See Transfers Page>
See Our Virtual Haunted Half Option
We invite you to the first-ever Virtual Haunted Half! This year we want everyone to experience this spooky race. You can run the Half Marathon, 5K or Kids Run! This year the theme is Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) we have brought the colorful styles and designs to the beautiful finisher medal. You can choose between the dancing Day of the Dead skeleton couple or the laughing Sugar Skull medal.
Don’t let this race scare you away! Brave the haunted run and Run, Indulge, Party #runhaunted Learn More >
Date & Location
Half: 8:00 am
5K: 8:30 am
Kid's Run: 11:00 am
A friendly reminder that online registration closes on Saturday, October 23th at 5 p.m.
Sign up online or at the Expo. There is NO day of registration for the Half Marathon, and 5K. There is day of registration for the Kid’s Run.
Visit the Blue Runtastic Info tent from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. to register a child (ages 1-12) for the Kid’s Race (space permitting).
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.
Expo & Packet Pick Up
Where: Central Texas BMX, 5001 Killingsworth Ln, Pflugerville, TX 78660
When: Saturday, October 23th 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Please pick up your packet, bib number, shirt, and race swag at the expo/packet pickup 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.
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 at [email protected] .
No day- of registrations.
Parking: Central Texas BMX Park, 5001 Killingsworth Ln, Pflugerville, TX 78660
Airport: The Austin-Bergstrom international airport is about 20 miles (approx. 23 minutes) from the Start/Finish line at Central Texas BMX Park.
The are eight aid stations throughout the course:
- Aid Station 1 @ mile 1.8
- Aid Station 2 @ mile 3.1
- Aid Station 3 @ mile 5.3
- Aid Station 4 @ mile 8.2
- Aid Station 5 @ mile 10
- Aid Station 6 @ mile 11.3
Water, Powerade, vaseline, porta potties and a first aid kit will be available at each station. Look for Powerade on the first table and water on the second. GU will be available at the start and miles 5.3 & 8.2. Orange slices will be available at miles 1.8 & 11.3.
Flo-Foto is by far one of the best in the event photography industry! Look for photographers at the start line, along the course, finish line, photo backdrops in the runner’s corral, and awards stage. We are providing your social media pictures for free.
- Social Media size photo download: FREE
- High Resolution photo download: $1.99
TIMING & BIBS
Haunted Half Marathon, and 5K race will be professionally timed. The chips will be attached to the back of your bib number. Please don’t wrinkle or stuff the bib in your pocket.
The first 3 places, male and female, will be determined by gun time (regular timing). All other awards will be determined by using Chip Time.
- Gun Time is the time elapsed from the sound of the gun to the finish line.
- Chip Time is the real time from when the runner crosses the starting line to crossing the finish line.
Results are available in the following ways:
- On Screen at the Results Trailer
- Personal Printed Result at the Results Trailer
- Online at Results
Note: If you alter or damage your chip your time may not be read correctly. Wear your bib on the outermost layer of clothing.
To watch your the runners without interference, but still close enough to cheer them on at one of these Pflugerville locations:
- Gilleland Creek Pool & Park, Miles 4 & 9 @ 700 N Railroad Ave
- Bohls Park, Miles 3.1 & 10 @ 200 Immanuel Rd
- Windermere Park, Miles 5.3 & 8.2 @ 16800 Gower St.
These viewing areas allow you to drive and park without interfering with the runners or course. Please park in parking lots. Do not park along the runner’s path (course).
The finish line is at the Central Texas BMX.
Address: Central Texas BMX, 5001 Killingsworth Ln Pflugerville, TX 78660
After finishing you are welcomed into the runners corral where you will receive water, food and more! Food is only available for the Haunted Half participants. When you join us at our fun finish line enjoy:
- Chocolate Milk
- Water & Powerade
- Sponsor Swag
- Flo-Foto Photography
- Porta Potties
- Bag Drop
- Awesome Finisher Medals
- Face in Hole Cartoon Signs
The top three finishers, male and female of the Half Marathon and 5K will receive a free entry into the 2022 Haunted Half race in their respective categories as well as the following prizes: TBD
Age group Medals will be given to the top three, male and female, of the Half Marathon and 5K.
5k Over all Awards: 9:15 a.m.
5k age group: 9:30 a.m.
Over all Half Marathon Awards: 10:00 a.m.
Half Marathon Age Group: 10:15 a.m.