Booneville sets first Creepy Crawl 5K/Walk Fun Run
The Boonville Chamber of Commerce will host its first Creepy Crawl 5K/Walk Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Marcelle Phillips Park in Booneville.
In addition to trophies for first, second and third-place participants, a $100 cash prize will be awarded to the 5K participant who has the best costume
Cash prizes of $50 and $25 will be awarded to second and third-place costume participants.
Susan Bulger at the Booneville Chamber of Commerce noted that although the 5K is open to more than 50 participants, the organizers have a limit of 50 medals with three trophies for first, second and third-place winners of six laps around the track.
Bulger also pointed out runners will need to bring their own flashlights to run safely on the track, which will "have some spooky things happening" on the course.
The costume contest starts at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 and the 5K walk/run will begin at 6:30 p.m.A sign-up sheet is available at the Booneville Chamber of Commerce, 201 E. Main St. The entry fee is $20 for adults and $10 for those under age 16.Call the chamber at (479) 675-2666 for more information.