Autumn can be a runner’s favorite time of year. The cooler temperatures and brilliant fall colors are inviting after a hot summer of grueling pavement pounding. Also, the need to burn increasing amounts of confections and pumpkin spice lattes might also spook you out of your running funk.

It doesn’t matter what sparks your renewed interest in lacing up - the point is let's make the best of fall athletics! Check out the list of Zombie Runs and Spooktaculars. Many of the races listed have a kids fun run, so dress up your little goblin in their favorite costume.

BOO for Life 10K

Reston Pumpkin 5K

Dead Man’s Run 5K

Hyattsville Zombie Run

Scarecrow Classic 1 mile or 5k

Blacklight Run 5K

Spooky Sprint 5K

Zombie 5K Fun Run

Ghost, Goblins & Ghouls Spooktacular 5K

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