Spooky Super Underwear Halloween Run

Dayton, OH

This Halloween, run around in your underwear and cape, while facing down scary creatures and fellow competitors! Come for candy, pizza, beer or soda. Enjoy Halloween decorations and music along the route, plus lots of swag, costumes and more! Sponsored by Home Advisor and Hosted by Zoom Multisport Racing.

Spooky Super Underwear
Halloween Run

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Sunday October 29, 2017, Races Start at 3:00pm
Timed Races Include: 1-Mile, 5k, 10k & Beast 3-Race Challenge to Run all 3 Races (10.3 Miles) Registration & Post Race Party at Old Scratch Pizza & Beer: 812 S. Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45402
Start / Finish Line at Veterans Memorial Park: Corner of Veterans Parkway & W. Stuart St. on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail in Dayton
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Race Highlights

  • Celebrate Halloween with us this October in your Cape, Costume, or Underwear!

  • Spooky Themed Aid Stations with Decorations, Halloween Candy, Music and of Course Water!

  • Post Race Party with Halloween Music, Candy & Treats, Costume Contest & More!

  • Timed Races for all Ages include 1-Mile, 5k, 10k & Beast 3-Race Challenge to Run all 3 Races!

  • Race Pricing for Every Budget!

  • Overall, Master, Grand-Master & Age Group Awards!

  • Portion of the Proceeds Goes to Local Charity!

  • T-Shirt Deadline 1 week in advance (Kids & Adult Sizes; Men & Women’s Cut)!

Swag You Get w/ Registration

  • Performance Event Tee in Kids & Adult Sizes and Men & Women’s Cut*

  • Commemorative Event Pint Glass filled with Craft Beer or Soda

  • Old Scratch, Made to Order, Personal Pizza, from Scratch with Fresh Ingredients

  • Aromatherapy “Happy Finish” Towel

  • Super Scary Finisher Medal for First 300 to Register (Halloween Beast Medals Given to First 150 to Register for Beast Challenge)*

  • Halloween Candy

*Only those registering for the low cost race option do not receive event timing, an event tee and finisher medal.

Racing Attire, Costumes, and Etiquette

Every hero puts on their super underwear and parades around town; we want you to do the same. Dress-up or dress down, but be sure you express yourself! We also ask that you comply with the Ohio Revised Code 2907.09 on Public Indecency and cover your "private parts." No racer will be allowed to participate in our event if they are in violation of this law. We suggest you wear no less than you would to the beach and no more than you would to fight off Evil Villains or to secure some Halloween Candy! Super, spooky, scary, sophisticated, satirical, and stealthy costumes are encouraged but not required! And do remember this is a family friendly event.

Costume Contest
  • Racing is more fun in a costume! So, dress up and express yourself around our race theme. We want to see your best creativity! 
  • The Spooky Super Underwear Run's costume contest has two categories: Spooky and Super. Extra points for creatively assembled outfits (not store-bought costumes). Our first place winners from each category will win a Noxgear Tracer 360 vest for safe running in low visibility.
  • Judging takes place at 2:30 p.m. at the start/finish line before the start of the race.

Charity Partner

Immokalee Soccer School & Academy at http://www.immokaleesoccerschool.org/  

  • We are raising money in memory of Anthony M. Mominee, my father, so died in September of 2016 after a long battle with dementia. My father was a farmer and my youth coach; he inspired my love of sports, running, coaching and race directing. He loved soccer and so did I until my grade school program was cut. I moved to running, but many kids do not have sports programs in their neighborhoods. The Immokalee Soccer School & Academy provides coaching, mentorship, and after school programs for the children of farmworkers in Immokalee Florida. Research shows that at-risk youth who play sports have higher esteem, school achievement and community involvement, while staying away from gangs, drugs and other risky behaviors. The money we raise will go to support their programming, coaching, and community outreach. The Immokalee Soccer School & Academy does more than coaching, but they help students with homework, provide after school programs, and organize service to their local community. My dad gave so much to others, and in his memory we are trying to do the same. A portion of race proceeds and any additional monies raised will go directly to this charity.

Timed Races Offered

  • 1-Mile, 5k, 10k & Beast 3-Race Challenge to Run all 3 Races (10.3 Miles)

Race Course Details

Registration: Registration and our post race party will be at Old Scratch Pizza & Beer, 812 S. Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45402. They are online at http://www.oldscratchpizza.com/

Parking: Parking in downtown Dayton is somewhat limited so we recommend arriving early. You can park on the street, at Miami Valley Hospital, or in one of the local neighborhoods nearby.

The Start and Finish Line: The Start / Finish Line will be at Veterans Park, at the Corner of Veterans Parkway & Stuart Street on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail in Dayton. This is a short walk from Old Scratch Pizza & Beer. To access the start line from Old Scratch Pizza & Beer follow these directions:

  • Exit the Old Scratch Pizza & Beer parking lot onto South Patterson Blvd sidewalk, and go LEFT, walking Southwest

  • Cross Stout St, W. Apple Street, & the back of the Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds.

  • When you arrive at Stuart Street, turn RIGHT and cross South Patterson Blvd at the Crosswalk. Enter Veterans Park via Veterans Parkway. The Start / Finish Line will be ahead!

  • After you finish, retrace your steps back to Old Scratch Pizza & Beer for the post race party

1-Mile Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1345156348

5K Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1345154338

10K Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1342910344

Race Course Turn by Turn Directions:

  • All courses are out and back on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail

  • Start at Veterans Park, Corner of Veterans Parkway & Stuart Street on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail in Dayton, a short walk from Old Scratch Pizza & Beer

  • Run North on the Great Miami River Recreational Trail

  • The 1-Mile Course turns around at the 0.5-Mile Mark and returns to the finish line by running South on the trail

  • The 5k Course turns around at the 1.55-Mile Mark and returns to the finish line by running South on the trail

  • The 10k Course turns around at the 3-Mile Mark and returns to the finish line by running South on the trail

  • Once you have completed the course, please return to Old Scratch Pizza & Beer, 812 S. Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45402, for the post race party

Spooky Aid Stations

  • We will have 6 Spooky Aid Stations along the course for your entertainment and refreshment.

  • Each aid station will be decorated, have Halloween music, candy, water, and volunteers.

  • The Aid Stations themes are:

    • 0.5 Mile Mark / 1-Mile Course Turn Around = Pumpkin Patch

    • 1-Mile Mark = Graveyard

    • 1.55-Mile Mark / 5k Course Turn Around = The Doctor Will See You Now!

    • 2-Mile Mark = Day of the Dead

    • 2.5 Mile Mark = Ghoulies!

    • 3.1 Mile Mark / 10k Turn Around = Spiders

  • Registration and the Start / Finish Line will also be decorated on the Halloween Theme!


1:45-3:45pm: Registration at Old Scratch Pizza & Beer
2:30pm: Costume Contest at the Start ? Finish Line
3:00pm: 1-mile Start at Veterans Park
3:20pm: 5k Start at Veterans Park
4:00pm: 10k Start at Veterans Park
5:30pm: Timing Ends, all runners have completed the course
3:00pm-6:00pm: Post Race Party at Old Scratch Pizza & Beer
Overall Winners in Each Race can pick up their awards at the registration table once results have been posted. Results will be posted on itsyourrace.com which is also where you registered for the event.

Race Shirts

  1. Men’s Cut, Women’s Cut & Kids Sizing

  2. Shirts will be short sleeve performance tees

  3. To be guaranteed a race tee, you must register at least 1 week before the race date.

Scary Awesome Finisher Medal, Because Everyone is a Winner!

  1. Scary Awesome Finisher Medals for Any Race!

  1. Male & Female Overall Winners in each Race (1-Mile, 5k & 10K) and the Beast 3-Race Challenge Win a Special Prize.

The Beast 3-Race Challenge & Super Beast Prize

  1. The Beast 3-Race Challenge is only for the strongest, bravest, and most daring athletes among us! To complete the beast you must finish all 3 races (1-mile, 5k & 10k) in one day, inside the designated times.

    1. Time Cut Offs for the Beast: You must finish each race inside these max times

      1. 1-mile = 20 minutes

      2. 5k = 40 minutes

      3. 10k = 90 minutes

  2. Complete the Beast and Get a Beast Finisher Medal (First 100 Registered for this Challenge)!

  3. If you compete in 3 Beast race events you will receive a Super Beast Hoodie.

Professional Photography & FREE Photo Booth

We will have a professional photographer out on course to take your pictures while you race. Then after your race you can pose with your friends, family and team at our FREE photo booth. We will post all pictures on facebook after the race for you to like, tag and share!

Event Pricing: Price Points are: (1) Dec-Feb; (2) March-April; (3) May-June; (4) July-August; (5) September; (6) October (7) Race Weekend

  1. All kids (or adults) being pushed, carried or towed: Does NOT include timing, event shirt or finisher medal = $0

  2. All ages, Any Race, Fun Run: Does NOT include timing, event shirt or finisher medal = $17

  3. All ages, 1-Mile Race: Includes all the SU Swag and Timing = $20-25-28-30-33-35 & Race Day $40*

  4. All ages, 5k Race: Includes all the SU Swag and Timing = $25-30-33-35-38-40 & Race Day $45*

  5. All ages, 10k Race: Includes all the SU Swag and Timing = $30-35-37-40-43-45 & Race Day $50*

  6. All ages, Any 2 Races: Includes all the SU Swag and Timing = $35-40-45-50-55-60 & Race Day $65*

  7. The Beast 3-Race Challenge (10.3 miles: Run the 1-mile, 5k & 10k): Includes all the SU Swag and Timing + 1 Beast finisher Medal = $50-55-60-65-68-70 & Race Day $75*

* If you skip the event tee you can $5.

Lodging DoubleTree Guest Suites Dayton/Miamisburg 300 Prestige Place, Miamisburg, OH 45342 937-436-2400 Single queen room $114 or double queen room $119
Reserve your room using group code ZMR, which is available for ½ Way to Christmas Half through June 22 and for Spooky Super Underwear Run through Sept. 28. Click here to reserve a room today!


Please contact Zoom Multisport Racing for additional accommodations or questions at mick@zoomracingusa.com or 937-572-5018

Emergency Contingency Policy & Plans

Races and events will be held unless race management, in consultation with local safety officials, determines that race conditions are too dangerous. Every effort will be made to conduct the race and to ensure the safety of all participants. Events may be held in the rain or snow or if there is snow on the course, so please prepare in advance. If the race is cancelled there will be no refunds. This position is consistent with USAT & USATF recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sports of running, biking, swimming, triathlon, duathlon, aquabike and aquathon. Each athlete must accept any such risk for their entry fee paid including other amenities paid for such as t-shirts, insurance, and online administrative fees. All fees collected are used to develop and produce the event, including all race supplies. In the event of inclement weather, Acts of God, or unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race. The following procedure will be followed:

  • The race director in consultation with local safety officials will make the final decision to delay, adjust or cancel the race.

  • The decision will be posted on the website, in social media and communicated at the race venue via the PA announcing system.

  • In the case of an emergency please dial 911. Volunteers will be instructed to contact 911 in the case of an emergency.

When & Where

Oct 29, 2017


3:00 PM

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