Halloween 5k to benefit downtown
BRISTOL — Ghosts, goblins and ghouls will be on the run at the second annual Halloween Hustle 5K on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 9 a.m. in Bristol.
Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in costume and are reminded to be sure the chosen disguise is safe for such activity. There will be a prize for the best costume as well as prizes for the top male and female finishers in both the Adult and Junior (12 years old and under) divisions of runners. Walkers are welcome to register and strut their costumes for all to enjoy.
The racecourse will begin at Mount Abraham Union High School, wind through the streets of Bristol and finish on the green downtown. Entry fee is $20 in advance and $25 if registering on the day of the race. Children in strollers are free. Registration the day of the race will be from 8 to 8:45 a.m. at the high school.
The Halloween Hustle is sponsored by the Bristol Downtown Community Partnership and funds raised will support downtown streetscape and beautification projects, like the Main Street flower baskets, and BDCP’s other programs and services benefiting residents, property owners, and businesses. For race registration details and forms, visit www.discoverbristolvt.com or call the office at 453-7378.
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