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1 Mile & 5K Family Fun Run and Walk! Trick-or-Treat inside the NEW Sports Legends Experience!

5th Annual Black Hat Dash

October 27, 2018

Witches, ghosts and goblins are invited to the 5th annual Black Hat Dash at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis—a 1 Mile & 5K frightfully, fun run and weirdly, wonderful walk for the whole family! Enjoy music, entertainment, giveaways, treats, a costume contest, and much more! Pricing includes a registration packet, a t-shirt, and a ticket to The Children's Museum Guild's 55th annual Grimnasium Haunted House.

Registration fees

5K Kids Closed

Ages 5-12

  1. $15.00
    Jun 5 - Oct 26

1 Mile Kids Closed

Ages 5-12

  1. $15.00
    Jun 5 - Oct 26

Kids 4 and Under Closed

Free but need to register - does not include t-shirt

  1. Free
    Jun 5 - Oct 26

5K Adult Closed

Registration closed
  • Ages 13 and Up

    1. $25.00
      Jun 5 – Oct 4
    2. $30.00
      Oct 5 – Oct 26

1 Mile Adult Closed

Registration closed
  • Ages 13 and Up

    1. $20.00
      Jun 5 – Oct 4
    2. $25.00
      Oct 5 – Oct 26

Grimnasium Haunted House

All race participants receive free admission to the Grimnasium Haunted House. Participants will receive an electronic ticket which may be used during any operating hours of the Haunted House during the month of October.

Packet Pick-Up

When: Friday, October 26, 2018

Time: 3:00PM- 6:00PM

Where: Athletic Annex

1411 W 86th Street Indianapolis, IN 46260 


When: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Time: 8:30AM-9:45AM 

Where: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208

(Tent by start/finish line)

Costume Contest

Trick-or-Treat inside the new Sports Legends Experience. Let our referees be the judge during our Legendary Costume and Stroller Decorating Contest!

We want to see your best Halloween attire! Come decked out and enter our Black Hat Dash costume contest.

  • Best Family Halloween costume (top 3 will be awarded)
  • Best decorated stroller (top 3 will be awarded)

To enter, visit the judge's table between 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.  Winners will be announced immediately after the 1 Mile & 5k race.

Event Schedule

  • October 27 8:30 AM EDT - Race Day Packet Pick-Up

  • October 27 9:00 AM EDT - Trick-or-Treat in the Sports Legends Experience

  • October 27 10:00 AM EDT - Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN, United States

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