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WCTE's Haunted Half Marathon

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW CAN I VOLUNTEER? - We welcome your participation as a volunteer - Volunteer Meeting is Oct.19th. The event will need hundreds of volunteers to staff the; aid stations, hand out food and drinks at the finishers line, man a water station, hand out medals, set-up and clean-up, and offer support to the runners at the start and finish line. To volunteer, email runhauntedhalf@gmail.com.

WHAT IF I REGISTER AND THEN BECOME INJURED OR AM UNABLE TO ATTEND THE RACE? Your race entry is non-refundable. Your registration may be transferred to another runner before October 1st.

IS THERE AN OPTION TO PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY? Yes, there is the option to participate virtually. Simply visit the Registration Page and select the Virtual Sign-Up Option. Virtual registration cost is $55. Shirt and medals can be picked up at early packet pick-up on October 20, 11- 7 pm at Express Footwear or at the WCTE station at 229 East Broad Street in Cookeville after October 21. If you choose to have your shirt and medal mailed to you there will be a S&H fee of $7.

CAN I TRANSFER MY REGISTRATION TO ANOTHER RUNNER? Your registration may be transferred to another runner before October 1st. After October 1st your registration is non-transferrable.

WHAT ARE THE DETAILS ABOUT RACE BIBS & SHIRTS PICK-UP? Race bibs and shirts may be picked up on Friday, 10/20, between 11:00 am and 7:00 pm, at Express Footwear. Express Footwear is our primary sponsor and local running store, located at 1430 Interstate Drive, Cookeville. Items may also be picked up race morning, between 5:30 - 6:30 am in the lobby of the TTU University Center, near the start line. Virtual runners may also pick up their items at these times, or have someone pick them up for them. Items will be mailed if requested; additional charge applied at registration.

CAN SOMEONE ELSE PICK UP MY RACE PACKET ON MY BEHALF? Yes, you can have someone pickup your packet.

WHAT TIME IS RACE MORNING REGISTRATION?  Race morning late registration will open at 5:30 a.m. Shirts are not guaranteed after Sept.15th.

WHAT IS THE COST OF REGISTRATION IF I REGISTER THE MORNING OF THE RACE? The cost for Haunted Half will increase to $90 for individual; $180 for 3-person relay teams. The 5K will increase to $50. Shirts are not guaranteed.

WHERE IS RACE MORNING REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK-UP FOR RACE MORNING REGISTRATION? Race morning registration & packet pick-up for race morning registration will be at the TTU University Center on North Dixie, from 5:30 - 6:30 a.m.

WHERE DO I PARK FOR THE EVENT? There are parking spaces within walking distance to the start/finish line. A TTU campus
map shows event locations including parking.

WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY KEYS DURING THE RACE? We will have a box available at the registration table for runners to leave car keys, etc. This will be carried to the finish line and runners may claim their belongings there, at the timing tent. Please no cell phones, jewelry or other valuables.

WHERE ARE RESTROOMS LOCATED? Restrooms near the start are located inside the University Center, at the south entrance near the patio, and also upstairs in UC. For the Haunted Half there will be a porta potty at mile 2, 4, 6, 10, 12. For the 5K there will be porta potty at approximately mile 1.5. Finish line restrooms are available inside Memorial Gym, beside the finish line.

ARE STROLLERS ALLOWED ON THE COURSE? The race course is not a closed course, strollers are NOT allowed on the course.

ARE PETS ALLOWED ON THE COURSE? The race course is not a closed course, pets are NOT allowed on the course.

WHERE CAN I FIND RACE RESULTS? After the race, results will be posted at runhauntedhalf.com within a few days. 

WHO CAN I CONTACT IF I HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS? Please email runhauntedhalf@gmail.com

COVID-19 Illness Statement:

Water station volunteers are encouraged to wear masks and gloves, and they will take extra precautions to limit contact with the cups.  At miles 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12, we will have both water and Gatorade.  Mile 2 remains just water.