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Join runners, walkers, ghosts, and goblins of all ages at

The Arc of Chemung's

3rd Annual Spooktacular 5k and

Scarecrow Sprint 1 mile!


This event is a family-friendly, Halloween-themed, chip-timed, fundraising run/walk. Parents are invited to push their little gremlins along the course in strollers and friendly dogs on leases are invited to participate as well. Costumes are encouraged but not required. 100% of the funds raised will stay local to support The Arc of Chemung's Recreation Program!

Registration fees

5K - Adult Closed

Ages 13+

5K - Youth Closed

Ages 5-12

1 Mile - Adult Closed

Ages 13+

1 Mile - Youth Closed

Ages 5-12

Paper Registration

If you prefer a paper registration, click here to download a registration form

>> You can also register on race day, usign the paper form, from 9:00 - 9:45 AM. 

Make checks payable to: The Arc of Chemung

Mail completed form to: The Arc of Chemung, 711 Sullivan Street, Elmira, NY 14901


Awards will be given to overall finishers, male and female. Age group prizes will be given to the first two finishers in each age bracket, male and female: Under 9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. An award will also be given for the best costume. No duplication of individual awards. 

Thank You to our 2017 Event Sponsors!

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors! 

Silver Sponsors:



Supporting Sponsors:

Elmira Structures, Inc.

Hilliard Corporation

Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP 

Southern Tier Running Club


Community Sponsors:

Cameron Manufacturing and Design

First Heritage Federal Credit Union

Gough Holding Corporation

Past and Present DJ Productions

Perry & Carroll, Inc. 

Race Routes

Event Schedule

  • October 22 9:00 AM EDT - Race Day Registration and Bib Pick-Up

  • October 22 10:00 AM EDT - Race Begins

Contact Information

Event Location

The Arc of Chemung, 711 Sullivan Street, Elmira, NY

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