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2024 Wicked Spooky 5k

October 26, 2024 | Asheville, NC

Get into the Halloween spirit with the Wicked Spooky 5k Halloween run on Saturday, October 26, 2024! This race starts and finishes at Wicked Weed’s Funkatorium on the South Slope of Downtown Asheville. The race starts at 9AM behind the building on Federal Alley. Show off your most creative, terrifying, or quirky costume for a chance to win great prizes. Whether you’re a spooky monster, a mystical creature, or a pop culture icon, this is your chance to shine!

Raise your spirits (pun intended) with a delicious craft beer from Wicked Weed included in registration for those 21 (must be able to show valid ID.) A wicked spooky commemorative t shirt is also included in registration if you sign up before 10/7/24. This event is rain or shine.

Costume Awards!

Top two spooky costumes will receive a custom prize.

Runners in Halloween costumes for the Wicked Spooky 5k Halloween run Runners in skeleton costumes for the Wicked Spooky 5k Halloween run

Part of the 2024 Chasing Pints Running Series

6 Unique Breweries ~ 6 Unique Races is Western North Carolina’s newest way to race to the taps.

The 2024 Chasing Pints Running Series includes six different brewery races across Western North Carolina with a variety of distances! Explore new breweries, get your miles in, and toast to your achievement at the finish line with a different beer from a different craft brewery. Every race in this series includes a post-race beer in registration for runners that are 21+. Become a Six Pack OR Partial Pack Runner for savings and special prizes! Register for the series before May 24th to receive a discount on registrations!

The Wicked Spooky 5k Halloween run is one of the Fall races in the 2024 Chasing Pints running series.

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Wicked Spooky 5k Halloween Run Course

The 5k starts and finishes on Federal Alley, behind the Funkatorium. Runners will depart Federal Alley and take an immediate right onto Coxe Avenue, on a nice downhill. Participants must stay right during the race and follow directions from Course Marshals/Police Officers. After leaving the South Slope, runners will turn right onto Southside Avenue and cross Asheland Avenue with police support. The course turns right on Blanton Street, onto a slight uphill. Runners will turn left onto South French Broad Avenue and continue staying on the right side of the road.

The course briefly dips into the River Arts District as runners turn right onto Livingston, and then another right onto Depot Street. Runners will follow Bartlett Street back to Blanton Street before turning right onto Phifer. Once again, the course crosses Asheland Avenue with police support. Runners will turn left back onto Coxe Avenue and turn left onto Federal Alley for the finish line.

Registration Fees

  • 11/24 – 5/6/24 $40
  • 5/7/24 – 9/30/24 $45
  • 10/1/24-10/16/24 $50

Registration Includes

  • Commemorative race t shirt
  • Custom race bib
  • Wicked Weed beer for 21+ (Must be able to provide a valid ID)
  • Professional chip timing




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Oct 26 2024


9:00 am


Wicked Weed Funkatorium
147 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC 28801


Kick It Event Management
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