Frightening 4K



Back for the 9th 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 31ST, 2020

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


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Best Deal

Through September 23rd

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

Regular Rates

Through October 14th

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

Last Chance!

Through October 31st

Individual – $45
Team or Family of 3+ – $40 per member

**Families and teams of 3 members or more will receive $5 off the registration fee once the third member sings up. The first two members will pay full price and then will receive an automatic $5 refund once the 3rd member has joined!

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.

Saturday, October 24th

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Skinny Raven Downtown

Thursday, October 29th

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

Saturday, October 31st

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

Bib Pickup

Saturday, October 24th
11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m.
Skinny Raven Downtown

Thursday, October 29th
4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Skinny Raven Downtown

Saturday, October 31st
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 31st 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.

Rate: $110 for the
The Hotel Captain Cook or The Voyager Inn
(Click links for discount booking)

They will also have a photo booth and cookie decorating starting at 12pm in conjunction with Trick or Treat Street. And they will have a pumpkin carving specialist who will be carving pumpkins for sale. Proceeds benefit the Covenant House.


Every runner gets a tech tee.


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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