Haunted Half 2020 Information

Don't miss out on one of the most fun half-marathon costume runs of the year! Stay tuned as we will continue to post helpful training tips and plans for getting ready to run this fall.

  • Race Registration: Opens in March 2020!
  • Race Date: October 17, 2020
  • Race route is certified and professionally timed by Scenic City Multisport out of Chattanooga
  • 2nd Annual Haunted Half Kids Fun Run!
  • Runners can register to run solo or build a relay team


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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. (2019 Medal on the left)

Blues & Brews Discounted Tickets!! - Runners can purchase Blues and Brews tickets at early packet pick up Friday, Oct. 16, 4-7 PM at Express Footwear. Tickets are $TBA/General Admission and $TBA/VIP. Saturday runners can purchase Blues and Brews tickets at Dogwood Park noon-2 PM and receive a gate admission discount when they show their race bib. Tickets on Saturday $TBA/General Admission and $TBA/VIP. For more information, visit our Runner Discounted Ticket Info page.

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. $TBA Advanced Registration through October 17th ($TBA 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. (2019 Tshirt design on the left)

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 14th - October 16th : $TBA
October 17th – Race Morning: $TBA

2019 Race Sponsors