Haunted Hound 5K Run & Walk

  • 10.28.2018 @ 10:00 AM
  • Newbury , Massachusetts
Event Closed
The event director has closed online registration for this event. Please come to the farm and register in person - day of registration starts at 8:30. Check and Cash only please!
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Event Information
General Race Information
Come enjoy this scenic and festive 5K loop through Newbury neighborhoods. The Haunted Hound 5K is a family run charity road race to raise money for greyhound rescue and rehoming, and the entire proceeds of the event will go to Greyhound Pets of America, Massachusetts. The race will take place on Sunday, October 28th at 10 a.m. at Spencer-Peirce-Farm in Newbury, MA. The race is dog friendly, open to runners and walkers, and is Halloween themed. There will be prizes for the top 3 female and male finishers, as well as best human, dog and group costumes. The first 150 registrants will get long sleeve shirts, and the first 30 21+ finishers will get a free NBPT Brewing beer ticket.
Event Day information
8:30 - number pick up and day-of registration opens
10:00 - race starts
11:00 - awards
Ample parking at Spencer-Peirce-Farm
Location: Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm
The 5K will start and finish inside SPL. The Spencer–Peirce–Little Farm is a Colonial American farm located at 5 Little's Lane, Newbury, Massachusetts, United States, in the midst of 231 acres of open land bordering the Merrimack River and Plum Island Sound. There is ample parking at the farm, and volunteers will direct you when you arrive on event day.
We will have prizes for the top 3 female and male finishers, as well as for best costumes: Human, Dog & Group
Greyhound Pets of America
The purpose of Greyhound Pets of America (GPA) is to find responsible loving homes for greyhounds, to acquaint the public with the desirability of greyhounds as pets and to inform them of the availability of greyhounds for adoption.

Can't make it but want to contribute?
If you can't make the race but would still like to support, there is an option to register as a virtual runner for $25
This loop will start and finish at Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm:
- Left out of the farm onto High Road
- Right onto Hay Street
- Right onto Old Farm Road (loops you back out to Hay Street)
- Right onto Hay Street
- Right onto Green Street
- Right onto Hanover Street
- Right onto High Road
- Left on Little's Lane back into the Farm
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Sub Event Cost Distance
$30.00 5km
I know that running a road race is potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I have read the rules of the race and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks associated with running in this event, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, roller skates or rollerblades, are not allowed in the race and I will abide by all race rules. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Haunted Hound 5k, Greyhound Pets of America Massachusetts, the Town of Newbury, Historic New England, all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. I understand that this event does not provide for refunds in the event of a cancellation, and by signing this waiver, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund if the event is cancelled before or during the event. Signature: Parent’s Signature if under 18 years: Date: SecureFee™ Registration Cancellation Insurance is offered in most states. If purchased, your registration may be covered for one of the covered reasons stated in the policy.