Dare to Scare 5K & Sweet Treat Fun RunVisit Website
Time: 9:00 AM
The 3rd Annual Dare to Scare 5K & Sweet Treat Fun Run will be held at the Dare County Center (DCC) on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The 5K will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the Fun Run at 10:00 a.m. The race benefits the Annual Dare County Center Toy Drive held every December, serving over 400 local youth residents.
The 5K leads runners and walkers from Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) in Wanchese along the Marshall and Gussie Collins Walkway to the Dare County Center in Manteo. The course runs through meandering scenic woodlands and along the marsh on Roanoke Island. Participants are encouraged to dress in their Halloween best for a chance to win a prize. Prizes will also be awarded to the top three male and female finishers. Pre-race activities will be held at the start line for runners and walkers located at the Coastal Studies Institute.
The Fun Run will take place at the Dare County Center. All 5K participants are encouraged to park at the Dare County Center. Transportation to the start line will be provided until 8:15 a.m. with no return trips post-race.
Registration is currently open from now through race day with special pricing and guarantee of a shirt if you register before October 1. Volunteers and sponsors are also needed. More information and details can be found by visiting www.obxgofar.org and www.darenc.com/dccenter or by calling the Dare County Center at (252) 475-9270. The race is being held in collaboration with the Dare County Center, Coastal Studies Institute, OBX Go Far, and the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.