The annual Scarecrow Festival is one of the most popular events at the Ashton Gardens. Enjoy a perfect fall run with the whole family while enjoying creative scarecrows made by members of the community.
All participants receive a Scarecrow 5k race shirt, Scarecrow 5k medal, and the sheer satisfaction of running this amazing 3.1 mile race! The 5k is also wheels-friendly, so strollers and other running aides are welcome.
$30 – April 25 – July 31
$35 – August 1 – September 11
$40 – September 12 – October 15* Late Registration (t-shirt sizes may be limited)
Friday October 14, 12pm- 8pm
Ashton Garden Visitors Center Roundabout
Please pick up your packet, bib number, shirt, at the packet pickup the day before the race. You may pick up someone else’s packet if you have a copy of their race registration. Packets will NOT be available to pick up the morning of the race.
If you are for some reason unable to pick up your packet from the packet pickup, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Race Awards Ceremony
ALL 5K finishers receive a custom finisher medals.
The first 3 places, male and female, will be determined by gun time. 1st-3rd Place Male / Female: Award + Thanksgiving Point Family Membership
Best Group Costume
All 5k registrants will receive:
- Race T-Shirt
- Bib Number
- Finisher’s Medal
Scarecrow 5k participants do not receive admission to the Scarecrow Festival.
We wish to thank our numerous volunteers for their time and efforts in providing the following aid stations. Please be courteous and express your appreciation to this wonderful group of volunteers.
In addition to the finish area, the 5K will have one aid station at mile 1.6 stocked with water and POWERADE.
Due to extensive logistical planning and commitments made in the race production process, we have a no refund policy. We do understand though that unforeseen circumstances and other responsibilities come up. Therefore, we have implemented policies allowing runners to transfer or defer their registration.
All transfers and deferrals need to be done BEFORE the event.
Transfer your registration to another person. This is the allowed way to “sell” your bib number.
Participant Transfer Deadline: September 30th, 2022
Participant Transfer Fee (through September 4th, 2022): $10
Participant Transfer Fee (through September 30th, 2022): $15