Aurora BayCare 4th Annual Spooky Sprint
Frequently Asked Questions
- Who does the event benefit?
Proceeds for the event benefit the Greater Green Bay YMCA’s Strong Kids
Campaign. The Strong Kids Campaign directly supports children, teens and
adults in our community.
- What do I get for my entry fee?
All participant receive a long sleeve t-shirt if registered before
October 10, 2012. There will be refreshments after the race. All
participants are eligible to compete in our costume contest.
- How can I sign up for the events?
register online. You may also register during packet pick up on
Friday, October 26th from 3pm-7pm or Saturday between 7am - 8:30am.
- What are the age limits of the race?
There are no age limits. We encourage participants of all ages to join
us. You do not need to pay for a young child who is being pushed or
pulled in a wagon or stroller. The only reason you might consider
registering them is if you would like them to receive a t-shirt as well.
- Are the race events walker-friendly?
Yes, we have plenty of participants who will walk. If you plan to walk
the race, we do require that you line up at the back of the runners.
- Where can I find the course maps?
The course maps can be found here – 1 mile course, 5K course.
- May I wear my MP3 player and/or headphones?
You may wear your music listening device, however, please keep the
volume at a low enough level so that you may hear course officials and
fellow participants for safety reasons.
- Are both events timed?
No, only the 5K run/walk is timed. The One mile run/walk is not timed.
- Are stroller or pet dogs allowed during the
Strollers and dogs are permitted with restrictions. If you choose to run
with a stroller or pet, you must seed yourself in back of all the
participants. It is your responsibility to make sure the stroller or pet
dog does not impede other runners, as well as take extra precaution to
your safety and the safety of the runners around you. Anybody with a dog
must have the animal on a leash and pick up any waste from the pet.
- How will I receive my race packet?
You must pick up your race packet before the event on Friday, October
26th between 3pm-7pm or Saturday morning between 7:00-8:30 a.m. inside
the Aurora BayCare Sport Medicine Center located at 1160 Kepler Drive,
- Do you accept credit cards for registration
on race day?
No, cash or check only.
- Will there be any water stations on the
There will be one water station located at mid-way through the course,
and clearly marked.
- Where can we park for the race?
Parking will be available on the Aurora BayCare Medical Center Campus. See map for specific locations.
- Are there awards for costumes?
Yes!! For the costume contest, you must be a registered participant and
complete the event in your costume. During the run/walk, judges will be
looking for originality, authenticity and overall theme and
craftsmanship. Costume winners will be announced with the finish awards.
We will also have prizes first, second and third place finishes for both
male and female for the following age groups: Overall, 14 and under, 15-19,
20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and up.