Why should you run the Upper Cumberland Haunted Half Marathon?
Unique finisher's medal - Every year we feature a unique "haunted" themed finisher's medal that every runner who completes the full half marathon distance will receive.
Blues & Brews Discounted Tickets!! - All runners are eligible for a discount on tickets to the Blues & Brews Festival at Dogwood park, occurring that afternoon. The discounted tickets can be purchased on the Race Registration page. Advanced General Admission tickets for registered Haunted Half runners $35 & VIP Admission $65 through October 17th ($75 on race morning - 10/18).
Relay Race - Is 13.1 miles too scary? Grab some boo’s or ghouls and form a relay team! A team of 3 can register, each person runs 4-4.5 mile section, and each receive long sleeved shirt and race medal. Award to fastest relay and best team costume. $165 Advanced Registration through October 17th ($180 if registering on race morning - 10/18).
Awesome shirt design - A long sleeve race shirt with a distinctive design you are sure to wear again and again. Must register by September 19th to be guaranteed a shirt!
Great course control - Uniformed officers direct traffic along the course and volunteers are stationed at turns to direct and cheer on runners.
Add on a craft beer festival ticket - Haunted Half runners are invited to celebrate their finish with discounted Blues and Brews Craft Beer Festival ticket. Blues and Brews gates open at noon in Dogwood Park. Guest will experience over 100 craft beers for tasting, local food trucks, a variety of local and home brews and live blues music all day. Both events benefit WCTE, Upper Cumberland PBS.
Participants - Walkers are welcome, but please note that the course closes at 3.5 hours (10:30 am). We cannot guarantee traffic control or a race medal after 3.5 hours. You will be allowed to finish the course at your own risk.
Participants must be 12 years old prior to race day.
Participants may be individuals or one of three members of a relay team.
Fees - Purchase your tickets before October 16th for an early bird rate!
July 15th - October 16th : $65
October 18th – Race Morning: $75