Frightening 4K




More 2018 info coming soon!

Back for the 6th year, this fun out-and-back course will allow you to see all the awesome costumes. There will be a team and individual costume contest with great prizes after the run. All activities are based on the 4th Avenue side of the Captain Cook. After you run, hit businesses downtown with the kids for Trick or Treat Street starting at 12:00 p.m. This year the race will be limited to 1100 participants so make sure to sign up early!


OCTOBER 27TH, 2018

RUN STARTS @ 11:00 A.M.
3.7K race with treat stations

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Best Deal

Through September 26

Individual – $30
Team or Family of 3+ – $25 per member

Regular Rates

Through October 17

Individual – $35
Team or Family of 3+ – $30 per member

Last Chance!

Through October 27

Individual – $40
Team or Family of 3+ – $35 per member

*During registration, the first family or team member to register will create a team name; subsequent members can join that team name as they register.

Bib Pickup

Come before race day to get your shirt and your bib. It’s always nice to save yourself from standing in line on race morning.

Wednesday, October 24

4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Skinny Raven Downtown

Thursday, October 25

4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Skinny Raven Downtown

Saturday, October 27

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
At the race start

Bib Pickup

Wednesday, October 24
4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Skinny Raven Downtown

Thursday, October 25
4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Skinny Raven Downtown

Saturday, October 27
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
The Hotel Captain Cook


There will be treats at every kilometer along the route. Water and sports drink will be available at the finish.

Costume Contest

Skinny Raven and the Anchorage Downtown Partnership will be hosting a costume contest with prizes. So come dressed to win! Scary, funny, ironic, all costumes are encouraged!

Individual – The best costume and first runner-up will receive a prize.
Teams & Families – The best themed costume and first runner-up for teams or families of 3 or more will receive a prize.

Trick or Treat Street

Trick or Treat Street is a FREE & FUN event for families and children to trick or treat from business to business in downtown Anchorage in a safe and friendly environment. Join us on the Saturday, October 28 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. for activities throughout downtown including face painting, Halloween cookie decorating at the Hotel Captain Cook, costume contests, horse drawn hay rides and more!



The Hotel Captain Cook is providing sweet deals to Frightening 4K participants. Are you coming from out of town? Do you have bigger plans for the Halloween weekend, and need a place downtown? Mention Frightening 4K to get the hookup at either the Captain Cook Hotel or the Voyager Inn.

The Hotel Captain Cook:
Standard Room: $110
Junior Suite: $125
The Voyager Inn: $99


Every runner gets a long sleeve tech t-shirt from Asics.


Awards will be presented at the stage near the finish in front of the Captain Cook hotel at the completion of the run.


Parking is available in the downtown parking garages and streets. Please be mindful of the closures for the 4K and Trick-or-Treat Street.

Safety Policy

For participant safety, and to comply with our insurance, no pets, bicycles, or rollerblades are allowed in the race. Participants running with baby joggers or strollers are asked to start in the back of the field and to be courteous to your fellow runners.

*Registration fees are non-refundable. Fees can be deferred to any other Skinny Raven event prior to race day.*


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