Getting Scary on the Huckleberry

2021 Details

Oct. 30 from 8-11 a.m. in the Recreation Center parking lot

Description

Each October, Christiansburg Parks and Recreation hosts the Getting Scary on the Huckleberry 5k race and the Truck or Treat event. 

This year's event will be held on Saturday, October 30. Truck or Treat will be held from 8-11 a.m. and the race will begin at 9 a.m. The fee for the 5k is $30 if postmarked by October 14, $35 after October 14. Each 5k participant will receive a t-shirt. 

Race participants begin and end the 5k at the Christiansburg Recreation Center (race map). After the race, participants can enjoy free breakfast prepared by Parks and Recreation staff and reunite with their children for the annual Truck or Treat event. Trucks from Christiansburg Fire, Police, Rescue and Public Works set up in the back parking lot of the Recreation Center for kids and kids at heart to look at and touch.   

There is a registration fee for 5k participants, but the Truck or Treat event is free.