This is the sixth year for Boo Ridge and it is an exciting course. The entire course is decorated by Carroll County Special Olympics for Halloween and members of the team appear in costume all along the route as guides and also manning the water points. Boo Ridge is the major fundraiser for the team's activities and all profits are deposited with Special Olympics VA earmarked for this local team. Many runners also choose to dress in costume; it is part of the fun, but you don't HAVE to wear a costume! Want to support Carroll County Special Olympics, but can't participate on race day?...Join our Ghostwalk!
The course begins by looping around the school and then heads into the woods behind it on an old cross country course. It is challenging, but athletes as young as 6 have done the 5K, and walkers are welcome!
Boo Ridge 5K Run/Walk: $25
Monster Mile $15
Little Goblin Fun Run $5
Ghostwalk: $20 (Virtual race)
If you're a First Responder, or the family member of a First Responder, use Promo Code RESPOND for a discounted rate.
If you are a student, or a School employee, or the family member of a School employee, use Promo Code TEACH for a discounted rate.
All 5K, Monster Mile, Little Goblin, and Ghostwalker participants signed up by October 3rd are guaranteed a race t-shirt. Shirts are in unisex adult and youth sizes.
This event has a NO REFUND policy.
Race Date and Location
October 12, 2019
Hillsville Elementary School
2605 Floyd Pike
Hillsville VA 24343
Schedule of Events
Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration - 7:30 - 8:30 AM (Cash and check only on race day)
Please register online to avoid race day lines. This will help us soooo much!
Opening Ceremonies - 8:45 AM
Fun Run Start - 9:00 AM
5K Start - 9:30 AM
Monster Mile Start - 9:40 AM
Awards will be presented after the 5K. Medals will be given for the 5K overall and age group winners. All 5K, Monster Mile, and Little Goblin Fun Run finishers will receive a Finisher's token. All in costume will receive a Costume Award token.
- Top 3 Overall Male/Female
- Top 2 Male/Female in Age Groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and Up.
Top 3 Overall winners are not eligible for Age Group awardsCourse Map
Below is a map of the course with the 1st mile marked in green, 2nd mile in yellow, and the final 1.1 mile in red. The race starts and finishes in front of Hillsville Elementary School.
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