Frightening 5k

Sat October 16, 2021 Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Race Start downtown Leslie, MI

This race starts in fabulous downtown Leslie, takes you along country roads, through the cemetery and finishes downtown. Enjoy a brisk evening run through the countryside followed by post race refreshments and an Awesome Halloween Party!!!! All pre and post race events, the start and finish will be in downtown Leslie this year!

 COSTUMES ENCOURAGED!!!! (but not required) Costume Contests will take place before the race. Awards will be given for best costumes.

*GROUP RATES AVAILABLE* running clubs, school cross country teams, etc. Contact Race Director for more info

FRIDAY           Packet Pick-Up  111 Carney St., Leslie, MI  5 pm - 7 pm

SATURDAY    Packet Pick-Up 111 Carney St., Leslie, MI  starting  at 4:30 pm

Be sure to register early, there is NO race day registration. 

Participants will have 1/2 hour open start beginning at 6:30 pm

Kids Monster Fun Run begins at 5:45 pm. The run is a city block, little kids can run 1/2 a block.

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on this website.

***** See EVENT INFO tab for details on shirts, age groups and medals ******


Register by 9/29 to be guaranteed a t-shirt. Sizes available as they last after that date.


Top three finishers in each age group will receive a medal.

Age brackets
0-8 ;9-10;11-12;13-14;15-16;17-19;20-24;25-29;30-34;35-39;40-44;45-49;50-54;55-59;60-64;65-69; 70 and over

Refer your friends and RUN FOR FREE!

Refer your friends to this awesome race and you could run for FREE!!

5k - Refer 3 friends and your race is FREE. (valid until the price increase on 9/29, $35 value) 

How it works: 

1. Register for the 5k. You'll receive a unique referral code. 

2. Share the unique referral code with your friends, family, etc.  (share via email, Facebook, twitter, etc). 

3. When your friends, family, etc. sign up using that unique referral code you will get credit. Once 3 people sign up, for the 5k, you'll receive your refund. Refunds are processed in RunSignup and refunded to the credit card you used. 


This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1 until December 31st. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win a Grand Prize! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

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Race Start downtown Leslie, MI

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