Utah’s favorite party run! In addition to the festivities and fun you are sure to experience at this years best Haunted race, Runtastic Events is honored to have the opportunity to partner with the Elizabeth Smart Foundation for the Runtastic HAUNTED Series. The ESF is determined to add spread awareness and motivate parents, law enforcement, and leaders worldwide to focus on children’s safety. Find out more at Elizabeth Smart Foundation.
Date & Location
October 28, 2023
Finish: Canyon Park Tech Center
Half: 8:00 am
5K: 8:30 am
Kid's Run: 11:00 am
Kid's Run: $12.95
Registration CLOSES the day of the race (space permitting) 30 minutes before the start of the race.
Please register online.
Friends & Family Discount
Get a $2.50 discount per registrant when you register 4 or more people. Must be in the same transaction.
Expo & Packet Pick Up
Where: Experience Event Center
1440 N Moon River Dr, Provo, UT 84604
When: Friday, October 28th, 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.
You can pick up your packet on race day at the Blue Runtastic Info tent for $10.00
Parking: Canyon Park Tech Center 1200 N 600 E Orem, UT LINK TO MAP
Half Marathon Bus Loading: Starts at 5:30 a.m to 6:45 a.m. You must be to bus loading by 6:35 a.m. to guarantee transportation to the start. All half marathon runners must ride the buses to the starting area. Your bib is required to get on a bus. If you miss the bus you forfeit your registration and ability to run the race. We want you to enjoy the race, so please be prompt.
The are seven aid stations throughout the course:
- Aid Station 1 @ mile 2.5
- Aid Station 2 @ mile 4.1
- Aid Station 3 @ mile 6.5
- Aid Station 4 @ mile 8.7
- Aid Station 5 @ mile 11.2/ 5K mile 1.2
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. Energy Gels will be available at the half marathon start and mile 6.
The Start of the Half Marathon is near the top of South Fork Road (Provo Canyon).
5K start is on 800 East in front of Orchard Elementary. You will need to walk to the start line from Canyon Park Tech Center.
Kids start is near the finish line
- Pumpkin Starting Arch*
- Costume Contest*
- Drop Bag Trailer*
- Energy Gels*
- Fire Pits*
- Hot Chocolate and Coffee*
*Only Available at the Half Marathon Start
A bag drop is provided at the half marathon start. Please use the bag you receive at packet pickup to put any items in that you have at the start and won’t be running with. Using the zip tie provided in your bag, attach the tear off tag on your bib to the bag. Bags will be transported down to the finish line, 15 minutes before the start of the half marathon. You can retrieve it after you finish.
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
MASSAGE & CHIRO
A complimentary post-race sports massage will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00am on a first come first serve basis in the finish area. Massages are provided by licensed massage therapists.
TIMING & BIBS
Haunted Half Marathon, 5K and kids 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.
- Water & Powerade
- Sponsor Swag
- 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 place medal and free entry into the 2023 Haunted Half – Provo race in their respective categories.
Age group Medals will be given to the top three, male and female, of the Half Marathon and 5K.
5k Overall: 9:15 a.m.
5K Age Group: 9:20 a.m.
Half Marathon Overall: 10:00 a.m.
Half Marathon Age Group: 10:15 a.m.
Kid’s Run Overall: 11:15 a.m.