Run, Indulge, and Party
Utah’s favorite party run! Come celebrate with us October 2023! 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 21, 2023
Finish Line: Sugarhouse Park
1330 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Half: 8:00 am
5K: 8:30 am
Kid's Run: 11:00 am
Kid's Run: $16.95
Registration CLOSES the day of the race (space permitting) 1 hour before the start of the race.
Please register online.
Expo & Packet Pick Up
Where: TBD – we are still working on this
When: Friday, October 20th, 2023 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Enjoy exclusive offers and deals from our Expo vendors. 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 be available for pickup the day of the race at the blue Runtastic Info Tent at bus loading for $15.00 (Bibs and bags only will be available at bus pickup race morning, you will be able to pick up your shirt at the Info Tent after you finish the race)
Parking: Highland High School and areas around Sugarhouse Park
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.
There are seven aid stations throughout the course:
• Porta-potties ONLY @ mile 1
• Aid Station 1 @ mile 4
• Aid Station 2 @ mile 6
• Aid Station 3 @ mile 8
• Aid Station 4 @ mile 10
• Aid Station 5 @ mile 12 5K @ mile 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 7.
A bag drop is provided at the half marathon start. Please use the bag you receive at packet pickup to put any items 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. You can drop your clothes at Mile 4 or aid station 1: however, they will not be dropped off until the course is cleaned up. You can also pick up your items at our office in American Fork up to 2 weeks after the event. After 2 weeks items are donated.
The Start of the Half Marathon is 8:00 AM
The start of the 5K is 8:30 AM
The start of the Kids race is 11:00 AM
While you wait for the race to start you can enjoy:
- Drop Bag Trailer*
- Energy Gels*
- Costume Contest*
- Pumpkin Starting Arch*
- Hot Chocolate and Coffee*
*Only Available at the Half Marathon Start
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.
Finish Line Fun!
Photos, Food, and More
- Water & Powerade
- Face in Hole Cartoon Signs
Finish Line Food
The top three finishers, male and female of the Half Marathon and 5K will receive a place medal, free entry into the 2023 Haunted Half – Salt Lake 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 am
5k Age Group: 9:20am
Half Marathon Overall: 10:00am
Half Marathon Age Group: 10:15am
Kids Overall: 11:15 am