DOWNTOWN MIDLAND MGT. DISTRICT'S WEST TEXAS HAUNTED HALF - OCT. 27
First annual West Texas Haunted Half Presented By: Downtown Midland Management District and the fifth race of the 2018 Basin Race Series presented by: Midland Athletic Co.
REASON: Bring out your costume and run with all kinds of characters. Who knows, you just may finish next to Darth Vader and Wonder Woman! The West Texas Haunted Half has every race distance for every runner and their family. This race will definitely have some 'spooky' surprises for everyone and you may just find chocolate at every aid station along the course. Stay for the post-race vendors as they offer all kinds of halloween treats!
RACE: This race will start and finish in the heart of downtown Midland next to Centennial Park. All distances will consist of different loops. This race will start on Saturday afternoon and end at twilight.
*The Half-Marathon has a 3-hour course limit. Any half-marathon participants still on the course at 7:15 pm will be asked to conclude their race and will be shuttled back to the start line.
BENEFITING: John Butler Scholarship Fund. John was a local student and runner who passed away in 2017. All funds raised go towards the scholarship which benefits students at MISD, ECISD, Trinity, Midland Classical, Midland Christian and Greenwood. Every donation given by runners will be matched DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR by Midland Athletic Co.
October 27, 2018
RACE MEETING - 3:45 PM
1K - 4:00 PM
Half-Marathon - 4:15 PM
10K - 4:30 PM
5K - 4:45 PM
Route: Half-marathon will start and finish in Downtown Midland and will feature a loop (13.2miles) through Old Midland and N. & S. Racquet Club. 10K/5K will feature a loop through Old Midland.
BIB PICKUP: Thursday-Friday, October 25-26th from 10-6 @ Midland Athletic Company. Saturday before the race 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
ARRIVAL INFO: Please arrive adequately in time for your start time. Once the half-marathon starts some streets and access points will be closed. PLAN AHEAD!
PARKING INFO: See Picture above!
Midland Athletic Co. will NOT refund any amount of entry fees in any situation to any participant. If a race is cancelled by Midland Athletic Co. all participants will be notified prior to the event and event benefits (shirt, etc.) will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. The only reason Midland Athletic Co. will cancel a race is if the race is deemed unsafe for runners in any situation due to weather, unforeseen circumstances, or any ‘act of God’.