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Intervale Trailhead, Jackson River Scenic Trail


Wear your favorite Halloween costume and don't be scared! 

Boys Home of Virginia is hosting the Howl-O-Ween Hustle 5K and Kids Fun Run! All are invited to enjoy this family-friendly trail race in the beautiful Alleghany Highlands. Families, runners, kids, and pets can join in for a 5K walk/run, a 1K fun run, costume contests, face painting, games, and more.

Come enjoy the fall scenery on the Jackson River Scenic Trail! Then, don't miss the Clifton Forge Fall Foliage Festival going on in neighboring Clifton Forge!


Race Day Schedule:
  • Packet pickup and race-day registration: 8:00 a.m.
  • Fun Run: 9:30 a.m.
  • 5K: 10:00 a.m.
  • Awards: 11:00 a.m.
This event will be chip timed, USA Track and Field sanctioned, and take place on a certified 5K course. Top 3 finishers in each category will receive a collectible pint glass! (Top 3 male and female overall, top 3 male and female by age groups [14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75+])


All children (14 and under) participating in the Kids Fun Run will receive a participation medal. All registrants will receive a race T-shirt.


Registration fees are $25/individual or $40/family (2 adults plus children) before September 1, and $30/individual or $50/family after September 1. Pet charge is $5/pet; pets will receive a race bandana.


Can't make the event? Not quite up for a run? Join us from a distance with our Virtual 5K option! You can run, jog, walk, or even choose to complete the race "virtually" - from the comfort of your own living room! Once you submit your registration, your shirt will be ready for pick-up or shipping, and you can display it proudly on October 20th!


*family-friendly*    *pets welcomed*    *costume contests*    *certified 5K course*    *USA Track and Field sanctioned*    *trail race*

All proceeds will benefit Boys Home of Virginia. Learn more about Boys Home here! Or take a look at our Facebook page.

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Count Dracula

Young Frankensteins

Wicked Witches

Grave Markers

Full-Sized Candy Bars

Fur and Fangs

In-Kind Sponsors

Potions and Poisons

Valued Sponsors


This race is made possible by our wonderful sponsors!


Are you interested in sponsoring? Please contact Colleen Urffer at (540) 965-7703, or via email at, or sign up online!


Intervale Trailhead, Jackson River Scenic Trail


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