Pawsitively Spooky Virtual 5K/1 Mile Fun Run

Fri October 9 - Thu October 15 Anywhere you live!, TN 37912 US Directions
Anywhere you want!
Anywhere you live!, TN US 37912

We're Hitting the Road! The Pawsitively Spooky 5k is Going Virtual This Year!

After careful consideration, in order to protect the health of our individuals and those in our community, The Arc Knox County has decided to move the 2020 Pawsitively Spooky 5k/1 mile fun run to a virtual platform this year. While we are saddened that we cannot celebrate a holiday favorite in the tackiest way possible in person, you can still wear your craziest costumes and Halloween outfits to show your spooky spirit, whatever your location!  

We will be hosting a virtual costume contest and fun giveaways for building a great virtual team by inviting your friends and family to join you in putting paws to the ground. There will be an in-person socially-distanced packet pick up option, or choose to have your packet shipped to your location.

Packets will still have fun treats, a Paws participation medal, and of course, a Pawsitively awesome tee-shirt. Packets will also include a personalized bib with your name and bib number, and comes pre-printed, pre-punched and pre-safety pinned! All you have to do is fasten it on, and put paws to the ground! You can also print your bib at 

There will be a virtual costume contest judging for the following categories: Best Costume Male, Best Costume Female, Best Costume Child, Best Costume Dog, and Best Costume Person/Dog Duo, so upload your best tacky costume photos to your profile on the website, or post a picture on Facebook and tag The Arc Knox County.

Your registration fee includes race entry, medal, and a t-shirt. As of right now we still have plenty, but sign up soon to guarantee that supplies are still available.

And a very special update: We will be awarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for the virtual 5K in the men's, women's and children's category, pulling results from those who wish to post their time. We believe in, and admire the honor and integrity amongst the running community, and are excited to recognize that hard work and dedication that you put into each race, virtual and otherwise. 

Runners can choose whether or not they would like to upload their times to the website. The race is on, starting Friday, October 9th, and ending Thursday, October 15th. The course at Victor Ashe Park will be marked during this time, for those who wish to run that particular course. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions! We hope you can join us in (sppoookkkyyy) spirit this year! 

Adult $30
Youth (under 18) $20

All proceeds with benefit The Arc Knox County

The Arc Knox County Is A Nonprofit Organization That Is Committed To Providing Programs And Services For People With Intellectual Disabilities In Knox County; Safeguarding Their Rights And Protecting Their Welfare, And Helping Each Individual Achieve The Highest Possible Level Of Personal Growth And Independence.




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