Throw on a costume with the kids and head to the eighth annual Halloween 5K run/walk on 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 5K (3.1 mile) path throughout campus. A Kid’s Dash will start at 10:15 a.m. for children 3 to 12 years old. All pre-registered participants will receive a T-shirt. Costumes are encouraged.
Runners/walkers can sign their children up for the Little Pumpkin’s Patch, a free area open during and after the race that includes pumpkin decorating, Halloween activities and a performance by Miss Daisy’s Ukulele. Social distancing measures and wearing a mask while indoors will be required.
Registration is $35 for community members/alumni and $25 for Moraine Valley students/employees until Aug. 31, when prices go up by $5.
Registration on Oct. 31 is $45 for community members and $35 for Moraine Valley students/employees.
The Kid’s Dash is $5 until Aug. 31 and $10 after. Anyone who wants to register their child for the Pumpkin’s Patch must be signed up for the race.
Proceeds from the event will go to the Moraine Valley Foundation, which provides scholarships to students. For additional information or to register, visit them online.