Meredith Bay Trick or Trot Saturday

MEREDITH — The inaugural Meredith Bay Trick or Trot 5k and Spooky Sprint 1/4 miler  will be held Saturday, October 26.

This family friendly event begins with a kids run at 9 a.m., known as the Spooky Sprint which starts at Hesky Park. Kids are encouraged to dress in ( running safe) costumes and sprint the spooktacular 1/4 miler distance around the Bay. All little ghost and goblins will be treated to a prize at the finish line. Spooky sprint is $5. Following the Spooky sprint, the 5k road race begins with walkers starting at 915 a.m. and runners at 9:30 a.m. Registration is at Hesky Park between 8:15 a.m. through 9:30 a.m. on race day.

Those who dare to dress in costumes for the 5k race can be entered in the costume contest. Check out the costume categories on the website Lots of bewitching prizes for contest winners. 5k race is $25.

This year Meredith Bay trick or trot is to benefit the Meredith Emergency food pantry which serves Meredith, Center Harbor and New Hampton.  Registrations can be picked up at the Fitness Edge in Meredith or the Meredith Library. Or register at Hesky park at 8:15 on Saturday.