August 24, 2021
Don a costume with the kids and head to the Eighth Edition Halloween 5K Run / Walk Saturday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m. at Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills.
Participants can walk or run the officially timed 3.1 mile (5 km) trail through campus. A Kid’s Dash will start at 10:15 a.m. for children aged 3 to 12. All pre-registered participants will receive a T-shirt. Disguises are encouraged.
Runners / walkers can register their children for Little Pumpkin’s Patch, a free space open during and after the race that includes pumpkin decorating, Halloween activities and a performance by Miss Daisy’s Ukulele. Social distancing measures and the wearing of masks indoors will be mandatory.
Registration is $ 35 for community members / alumni and $ 25 for Moraine Valley students / employees until August 31, when prices increase by $ 5.
Registration on October 31 is $ 45 for community members and $ 35 for Moraine Valley students / employees.
The Kid’s Dash costs $ 5 until August 31 and $ 10 after. Anyone wishing to register their child for the pumpkin must be registered for the race.
Proceeds from the event will go to the Moraine Valley Foundation, which provides scholarships to students. For more information or to register, visit them online.