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Howl'oween Trick or Trot 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

Sun October 29, 2023 Lima, OH 45805 US Directions


Park Drive-West end of Faurot Park/Woodlawn Cemetery
1751 Spencerville Rd.
Lima, OH US 45805


Kiwanis Club of Lima                   

Howl’oween Trick or Trot

5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Sunday October 29, 2023


The Kiwanis Club of Lima is pleased to sponsor its fifth annual Howl'oween Trick or Trot 5K, Fun Run Walk & Virtual Pet Contest which will take place on October 29, 2023 ( A virtual option is available for the races.) Proceeds will help fund Kiwanis Service Leadership Programs to benefit the children and residents of Allen County: The Kiwanis Club of Lima works with local school systems to help cultivate young leaders through service with their service leadership clubs at the elementary, middle and high schools. These clubs are recognized for their work throughout the USA and continue to grow each year. 

The Virtual Pet Contest will benefit local animal welfare agencies: The Humane Society of Allen County, Deb's  Dogs, and A Lotta Love Pet Rescue. 

Start Time: Staggered Start the Fun Run will start at 4:00 P.M. and the 5K will start shortly
after the Fun Run at 4:20 P.M. 

Start Location: West side of Faurot Park on Park Drive - Lima, OH 

Race Items Pick-up: 5pm-6:30pm  on October 27 at Allen County Children's Services, 123 West Spring Street, Lima, Ohio 45801  and Race Day 2:00-3:30pm

Entry Fee 5K: Early Registration on or before September 1, 2023--$25. After
September  1, 2023--$35. to October 29, 2023 (Observe social distancing, and Race Day
Registration is subject to cancellation so register early to guarantee participation).
Entry Fee Fun Run and Virtual Fun Run: Early Registration on or before September 1,
2023--$25. After September 1, 2023--$30. 

Race Shirt: Receive a commemorative shirt. Register early and get yours!
Registrations received after October 1, 2023 will not have the race shirt included. Limited
quantities may be available for purchase on race day. 

Entry Fee Pet Contest: $15 for first pet. $5 for each additional pet & $7 for commemorative
shirt (same as race shirt) $15 for commemorative shirt for additional family members.
Pet Contest will be on the Kiwanis Club of Lima Facebook Page. Deadline is October 14, 2023

1 Mile Fun Run (Distance can be modified for those who are not able to complete the entire distance) This is not a
timed event! Refreshments will be available to all that cross the finish line.

Awards presented to the top three finishers overall and top three in each male and female age
group for the 5K. 10 & under, 11-14, and 15-19.

Registration: Complete the Registration Form and Liability Waiver below and send, to:
Kiwanis Club of Lima Questions? Race Contact Bob Day
Howl’oween Trick or Trot 419-234-1222
P.O. Box 544
Lima OH 45802

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please Contact Bev Beery of the Lima Kiwanis, at if you would like to help and you would be included in our program and possibly on
our race shirt.

Message from the Committee

We would like to thank you for all your support to make this event successful in Lima! We are excited about running through the West end of Faurot park and Woodlawn Cemetery this year! With so many challenges last year, this will be so much better and offer a little more variety to the race.

We are trying to establish this in the Lima Community as a fun tradition to promote health and help support the Lima Community. This event would not exist without your support! Thank you for helping us in our mission to help the Youth and Animals in the Lima Community!

Please try to sign up by October 1st to guarantee your long sleeve race shirt.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Virtual Pet Contest Information

After you sign up, please send the requested information to the email below. Be sure to include your registered sign up name so we can identify your pet as your contest entry. Only signed up people may have their pets compete in the contest for some great pet and human prizes.

2023 5K Race Map

2023 Mile Map

2023 Finisher Medal

Based on previous years participation, we are ordering 250 finisher medals for the race. As this event grows, we will add more! Please sign up soon to guarantee your 2023 glow in the dark medal. A new finisher medal is will be designed in the near future. 

2023 Race Shirt


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