Nightmare Run 5K

Sunday October 29th, 2023

Fresno, CA

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What is it?

Not a typical race, not another Halloween party. Nightmare Run 5k is what runners/walkers and Halloween lovers have been waiting for.  A thrilling experience like no other…Get scared, scream and run for your life!  We believe everyone, no matter their age, should be part of this fun filled event.  Be prepared to join the undead and party in an environment that is healthy, happy and exciting. We encourage you to dress up. So bring your neon gear, illuminating lights and costumes to this unforgettable Halloween event!

Race Day Check in:

Registration starts at 4:00 pm. This is where you pick up your packet. Plan on arriving 30-60 minutes prior to your start time to give yourself time to park, get checked in, get your race swag, and attend the pre-race party.

Pre Party:

DJ comes on stage at 6:00 pm. Make sure you get there early to dance, take pictures with the zombies, and for a chance to get covered in “blood”  (red powder) before the race. The pre party will go until the race starts.


Non-scary 1K kids race starts at 4:30 PM

Non-scary 5K race starts at 5 PM

The Nightmare run/walk starts at 7 PM. Beware of zombies!

After Party:

Are you ready for the best Halloween party in the Central Valley? After the finish, the real Halloween celebration begins!  Stick around and get some blood on you… Be ready to dance the night away with the ultimate experience of lights, sound, music and much more!

Registration Includes:

The race of your choice

Nightmare Run T-shirt

Admission to the Nightmare Run after party

The best Halloween night of your life!

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Race Distances

Price Register
Non-Scary Kids 1K Race Click to Find Out Register »
Non-Scary Run/Walk (No T-Shirt) Click to Find Out Register »
Non-Scary Run / Walk (T-Shirt Included) Click to Find Out Register »
Nightmare Run 5K (No T-Shirt) Click to Find Out Register »
Nightmare Run / Walk 5K (T-Shirt Included) Click to Find Out Register »

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Start Location

7775 N Friant Road, Fresno, CA

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