Graveyard 5K & Boo-gaw Trick or Treat Mile

Saturday October 21st, 2023

Burgaw, NC

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Burgaw Autumn Festival's Graveyard 5K & Boo-gaw Trick or Treat Mile

Graveyard 5K.
The Graveyard 5K is a traditional race through Burgaw, North Carolina including running on the the scenic Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail. Our brave racers will also run through a 1/3 mile section through the Burgaw Cemetery. According to records, there are graves dating back to the 1860s. Run fast!

Boo-gaw Trick or Treat Mile.
In this One Mile Race, participants run the town square in Burgaw.  After the race, trick or treat through the festival.  Our vendors will have special treats for participants.  This event is open to participants of all ages.

Eating Contest!
Fat Daddy's Boo-berry Knot Eating Contest! Want to try a different kind of race? It wouldn't be an Autumn Fest without a good old eating contest. Fat Daddy himself is cooking up his special recipe Boo-berry Knots. How many can you eat in two minutes? Let's find out! Winner is going home with $200 cash!

5K - Timed Event
1 Mile - Timed Event
*You can walk or run either event.

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Burgaw Town Square
On E Freemont Street between S Wright St & S Walker St
(*For Google Maps use this address: 100 S Wright Street)
Burgaw, NC 28425

Register Before the Race: Click on the SIGN UP button in the upper right corner
Register At Pre-Race Packet Pickup or On Race Day:  To register at packet pickup or race morning, we will provide a QR code for you to register on your phone.  You can also register online from your phone or device up until the race starts. 

Parking is available:
- Parking lot at Burgaw Town Hall at N Walker Street & E Wilmington Street
- In front of the Historic Burgaw Train Depot
- Any legal parking spot along Freemont Street

For the Full Schedule, click HERE

Race Distances

Price Register
Boo-berry Knot Eating Contest Click to Find Out Register »
1 Mile Trick or Treat Click to Find Out Register »
5K Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

Burgaw Town Square, Burgaw, NC

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