Monday, October 20, 2014

October 21 - 29th Annual Ghost n Goblin 5k Run/Walk

Benefiting The Children's Medical Center of DaytonGhostGoblin2014



Late registration at Packet Pick-up Monday is open from noon until 7:00PM and Tuesday from noon until 6:25PM.

The Ghost n Goblin 5k has been a Halloween tradition for 29 years! The 2014 GnG, presented by the Ohio River Road Runners Club, is expected to be the best and biggest GnG ever! Please join us for this special celebration of running, family, and community!


Great post race party! Great post race party and a D.J. and an awesome glow in the dark shirt for the first 3000 registered.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 21. The race starts at 6:30PM.

LOCATION: RiverScape MetroPark, 111 East Monument Avenue, (downtown) Dayton, OH 45402.  Online Map

PACKET PICK-UP: Packet pickup is at Memorial Hall, 107 East First Street, next to Antioch Shrine Center.  Please avoid the race day rush and pick up your packet on Monday, October 20 from 12:00PM (noon) - 7:00PM.  Race day pickup is available on Tuesday, October 21 from 12:00PM (noon) - 6:25PM.

COURSE: The flat 5k (3.1 mile) loop starts and finishes at RiverScape on Monument Avenue.  Come dressed as a runner – or dress up for Halloween!


PARKING: Free parking is available at PMI lots and next to the Woolpert Building on Monument.  See course map for parking locations.


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To register as a team for Ghost n Goblin, you must have 4 members!

Late registration at Packet Pick-up Monday from noon until 7:00PM and Tuesday from noon until 6:25PM.  Please try to register or pick up your packet on Monday to avoid the heavy crowds.

Confirmation: To confirm your entry, please go to and enter your name in the entry search box on the page. Entry your name exactly as you registered it. Please allow a 2 week delay for mailed entries.


2014 FEES:

5k Individual Entry by Oct 17 @ 11:59pm $25
5k 4-Person Team Entry
per Person by Oct 17th @ 11:59pm


COSTUME AWARDS: Costume judging will be done at the stage in RiverScape MetroPark at 6:00PM on Race Day. Awards will be given out in youth, adult, and group divisions.

RACE AWARDS: Awards will be presented during the post-race party immediately following the race

  • TOP 3 Overall Male and Overall Female.
  • TOP 3 Overall Male & Female Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+), and Seniors (60+).
  • TOP 3 Four-Person Teams in each division: male, female, and co-ed.
  • ALL 8 & under and TOP 5 in Male and Female age divisions: 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.

Please join us immediately following the race at RiverScape MetroPark for a fun-filled post-race celebration!  DJ music and entertainment, awards ceremony with Master of Ceremonies Gabrielle Enwright from WHIO-TV, and great socializing with fellow members of our excellent running community!

RACE RESULTS: Race results will be posted online at

SCORING: All participants will be issued a bib with a built-in timing chip. You are responsible for wearing your bib on the front of your body on your outermost garment. Please do not pin your bib under your costume. NO BIB = NO RESULTS = NO AWARD. 

RULES: Baby joggers and dogs are prohibited.  Walkers with strollers are welcome (please respect the safety of those around you).  Obey all instructions from race and public safety officials.  Headphones are strongly discouraged. Be sure to wear your timing bib on your front during the race.




Meet some new friends and have a great time while making a valuable contribution to the local running community by volunteering at this event. Please call the volunteer coordinator at 879-3781 or 581-1074 if you can help us out.


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