Tulsa:

Tulsa Halloween-Themed Fitness… and Fun

Tulsa With and Moan Zombie ChaseOne mile Zombie Chase and Two Mile Witch and Moan

These are fun Halloween events put on by local running store, Runner’s World every October at Turkey Mountain.  They include people chasing you dressed up as Zombies and spooky props scattered throughout the course. There is a four mile trail run in the dark for those who are brave enough to face what’s in the woods. Make sure and bring your lawn chairs for the after party which includes an outdoor viewing of scary movies! The entire thing kicks off with a costume contest for all ages!

There is a great overall review and pics of this event from last year at Trailszombie100 blog.

 

When: Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Schedule of Events:

4:30pm Packet pick up

5:30pm Costume contest

6:00pm One Mile Zombie Chase

6:30pm Two Mile Witch and Moan

7:00 pm Terrifying Turkey 7:15pm

Where: Turkey Mountain

Website: 

http://runnersworldtulsa.com/witch_and_moan.html

Cost:

$5 without T-shirt
$20 with T-shirt

 

Pumpkin Holler HunnerdPumpkin Holler Hunnerd 25K, 50K, 100K, 100 mile

Tulsa trail running club, TATUR puts on the Pumpkin Holler Hunnerd for those who want to clock some big miles. Again, the trailzombie blog has a great recap and pics about this race from last year.

When:
Fri -Saturday – Sunday, October 17,18 -19, 2014
Schedule of Events:Friday, Oct. 17th at 10pm – 135.6 mile race
Saturday 18th:
8am – 100 Mile, 100K and 50K
10am – 25K and 10K
Where: Eagle Bluff Resort, Tahlequah, OKCost:
$40 to $200 depending on race. Check their website for more details

Tulsa Historic Run & Walk of Tulsa Haunts

Offered by Fleet Feet of Tulsa…sounds fun!

When:
Sunday, October 26th at 1pm

Nightmare on 2nd Street Fun Run and Walk

Also offered by Fleet Feet of Tulsa

When:

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 6pm

 

Tulsa-Run-LogoThe Tulsa Run

There are a couple running races that Tulsa holds dear and this definitely one of them. While it’s not Halloween specifically it’s usually held in the month of October and therefore people take the opportunity to wear costumes (which is awesome) giving it a Halloween feel. The race has been around since the 1970s and attracts not only a very large participant crowd from Tulsa but from all over the world. There is a 2K fun run, a 5K and the main event is the 15K. Lots of local running groups and clubs train specifically for the Tulsa Run such as the Tulsa Track workouts. The Tulsa Run is always a fun course and is just a fun energy to be apart of, if you’re in the area you don’t want to miss it.

The local newspaper, The Tulsa World has a nice gallery of pictures taken at the Tulsa Run for a good idea of the costumes I mentioned people wearing. A couple hotels worth mentioning here in addition to the host hotel listed on the run’s website are: Downtown Courtyard Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites located in the Brady district of downtown and The Campbell Hotel. The locally owned Campbell hotel is really cool with every room having a different Oklahoma theme, it’s located close enough to the border of downtown that you should be able to get to and from downtown for the race start easily. You could even run from there for your warm up!

When:

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Schedule of Events:
Thursday, October 23: Runner’s Expo and Packet Pick Up 4pm- 8pm
Friday, October 24: Runner’s Expo and Packet Pick Up 4pm- 8pm
Saturday, October 25:
7:45am – 5K Wheelchair
7:50am – 5K
8:30am – 2K Fun Run
8:40am – I5K USATF walk/wheelchair
8:50am – 15K USATF Masters
9:00am – 15K

Where:
Start in downtown Tulsa

Website:
http://www.tulsasports.org/tulsarun/index.asp

 

 

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