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Costumes will be judged in person on Pier A by our judges. Our virtual runners will also have a chance to win. Full details are below as of 10/22/2021.
Best Stroller (in-person)
Best Duo (in-person)
Best Individual (in-person Male/Female)
Best Virtual Submission (individual/duo)
Best Furry Friend (virtual and in-person winners)
GREAT PRIZES! Win entry to the 2022 HoBOOken and cool HoBOOken merch!
This year we will have 5 new categories:
Best Carriage Costume: Got a cute little one that isn’t quite the runner yet but you’re teaching them the ropes? Dress up their wheels and make it part of your costume. Let your imagination run as wild as those wheels!
Best Social Distance Duo: Calling all Spongebobs and Patricks, Batman and Robins, Ying and Yangs...If you're virtual, have one designated person submit a photo, (or two separate photos of your costumes), make sure to tag the bestie you dressed up with!
Best Individual: Let your creativity run wild, the most creative, unique and interesting costume will win! Were you born to stand out? Do you often want to be the star of the party? Now is your chance, take home the gold for best individual costume! Let your creativity run wild, the most creative, unique and interesting costume will win. **Disclaimer- gold is not an actual prize, just a saying ;)
Best Dog Costume: Our furry besties can join in on all the fun! After all, they get excited for long runs too! Submit a pic of your four legged friend in costume and let’s see who the cutest pup running the hoBOOken 5K truly is!
HOW TO ENTER: Contest is for all race participants. In person runner contest will take place on 10/30/2021 at Pier A. Virtual runners and furry friends can submit photos to our Instagram @hobooken5K by tagging or DMing us your picture. Please submit 10/30-11/6.
In-person winners will be announced on 10/30 at Pier A after the 5K race. Virtual winners will be announced 11/7/2021 on Instagram.