Local runners are invited to wear their Halloween get-up at Monster Mash races Saturday, Oct. 27.
Runners can choose a 1-mile run and walk or 5K or 10K races. A costume contest will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park. The 1-mile run/walk starts at 10:15 a.m., the 5K and 10K races at 10:45 a.m. All races start and finish at the corner of Winburn Way and Nutley Street.
Race registration for adults costs $15 through Oct. 13, $20 Oct. 14-26 and $25 on race day. T-shirts can be purchased for $10 through Oct. 13. A limited number will be available for sale on race day for $15.
Race registration for youth 18 and younger is $10, including on race day.
To register online, go to www.AshlandMonsterDash.com. Registration forms are also available at all Ashland public schools and Rogue Valley Runners in downtown Ashland.
The event is sponsored by Ashland Kiwanis and Yogurt Hut, and drew nearly 600 participants in 2011. All proceeds go to the Ashland Schools Foundation.