Registration is now closed for the 2015 Trick-or-Trot.
Thanks to all who donated and ran in support of Special Olympics athletes!
On Sunday, October 23rd runners and walkers gathered at the Stanley Park in Westfield to take part in the Annual Trick-or-Trot 5k and 2k walk hosted to benefit Special Olympics Massachusetts! This flat, officially timed event was great for runners or walkers out enjoying the beautiful fall day. We saw some amazing Halloween costumes! This event is being presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Massachusetts.
2017 Trick or Trot registration will open in the summer of 2017. See you next year!
Only the first 150 runners receive a Trick-or-Trot t-shirt – Register today! Online registration closes Thursday, October 20th at 1:00pm. If you plan on registering race morning, please arrive early! Registration will close promptly at 9:45am on race morning for the 10:00am race start.
2016 Registration Fees:
$35 Pre-Registration, $40 Race Day
* 100% of the registration fees and additional donations go back to Special Olympics MA!
Online Registration is strongly encouraged!
If you are interested in learning more and getting on the mailing list for future running events, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (508) 485-0986 Ext. 212.
Mail forms to:
Attn: Amherst Trick-or-Trot
Special Olympics MA
512 Forest Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
REGISTER FOR THE 2016 TRICK-OR-TROT – CLOSED
Packet Pickup information will be available leading up to the 2016 Trick or Trot
Please note: We do allow runners to register on race morning at packet pickup and we do allow family members or runners to pick up bibs for other runners. If you’re picking up a bib for another runner on race morning, please make sure you give the correct bib to each runner. If you plan on picking up 5 or more bibs on race morning, we ask you email email@example.com with the names of the runners or walkers, and we’ll set aside your bibs for you to expedite your bib pick up experience.
2015 Race information – for reference only. Information for the 2016 Trick or Trot will be available leading up to race day.
Hangar Bar & Grill (Formerly Amherst Brewing Company)
10 University Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
|Race Day Registration Time:|
8:45am -9:45am. Race day registration will end 15
minutes before the race start. Please plan accordingly.
|Race Day Timeline:|
8:45am: Race Day Registration and Bib Pickup
10:00am: Race Start
10:30am: Fastest Male and Female Awards
10:45am: Costume Awards
There will be two on-course water stations. Water will also be provided at the finish.
You will seed yourself on race day by your best-estimated time per mile for this 5K course (3.1 miles). Estimating accuracy will help ensure your safe completion of this race.
We encourage you to arrive at the Amherst Brewing Company early, as parking is limited.
We will have an unofficial baggage claim. Please do not leave valuables in bags. Race management will not be held responsible for lost or stolen articles.
The awards for fastest man and fastest woman will be presented at 10:30am. The top fundraiser awards and costume contest awards will be awarded after the race concludes, around 10:45am. Please note, those interested in participating in the costume content will need to officially enter on morning at registration.
|Time Awards||Fundraising Awards||Costume Contest Awards|
Please note, our walk course is different from the running route. If you plan on walking, please make sure you choose that registration option. Only runners will receive chipped bibs.
2015 Trick-or-Trot Run Route
*This race requires sidewalk use
2015 Trick-or-Trot Walk Route: 1.67 Miles
If you or your business would like to sponsor or get involved, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to all of the volunteers who came out to support the runners, walkers and Special Olympics athletes. The event was a success because of you!
If your company or place of business is looking to volunteer or get involved for another event, please email email@example.com.
Tips for volunteering:
Make sure to dress for the unpredictable weather – layers, comfortable shoes or boots, gloves, etc. if you’re assigned to an outside position. Please wear your volunteer T-shirt at all times as your outer most layer of clothing so it’s visible to runners. Avoid bringing backpacks or valuables to the event. All bags are subject to search by event security. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please do not bring pets – animals will not be allowed at event unless for medical purpose.
Special Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) provides year-round sports training, athletic competition and other health-related programming for over 11,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities. Through the power of sports, the Special Olympics movement has a major impact on the lives of people with and without intellectual disabilities, uniting Massachusetts communities by fostering a sense of goodwill and inclusion. Special Olympics is a positive, powerful force in the lives of athletes and all that come in contact with the organization. Through participation in Special Olympics programs athletes gain increased self-confidence and self-esteem, access to quality health screenings and programs, and a vast social network that provides a great quality of life.