We are so excited to be partnering with The Edgerton Explorit Center for our 2nd Annual Spooktacular 5k Dash & Bash. We welcome runners and walkers of all ages and speeds! Come out for a fun morning while supporting two great Nebraska non-profits!

TLC & Edgerton staff after the race last year!

Here is what you need to know:

Registration & Packet Pick Up:

Day of registration will be at The Leadership Center Gym (2211 Q Street, Aurora) at 8:00 a.m. Online registration is also available here.

Early Registration: 5k: $25.00 and Kids Race: $10.00Day of Registration: 5k: $30.00 and Kids Race: $15.00
**T-shirts not handed out on day of race will be mailed.
The Race: The 5k race begins in front of The Leadership Center and is ending by a warm bonfire on the island. The 5k will begin at 9:00 a.m. he The kids race will follow the 5k (the approximate start at 9:45 a.m.) It will begin and end by the bonfire on the island.**
**Change from original post.

Costumed runners out on the 5k course.The Course:This year’s event will feature a new course that includes a bit of concrete, grass, walking path and nature trails. We PROMISE it will be a full 5k (3.1 miles) this year. The kids race will be about a mile and also on a new course.
Costumes:In the spirit of Halloween, we encourage all our participants to dress up if they like. It just adds to all the fun! We will have a costume contest for the kids.
The start of the kids run.Awards: There will be over all winners and winners in age divisions. They will be handed out on the island by the bonfire at the conclusion of both races.
Swag:┬áT-shirts, bags full of treats, beverages and of course, s’mores by the bonfire! All participants will also receive a complimentary ticket to the Edgerton Explorit Center’s Halloween Spooktacular Laser Shows!
Race Cancellation:Unless weather is severe, race will run as planned.
Funds raised:Any funds raised above and beyond costs of the race will be split between the Edgerton & The Leadership Center. These funds will go towards promoting science and leadership education.
We hope to see you all there!
Check out more pictures from last years Spooktacular here.

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