Creepy Crawl 5K

YMCA Creepy Crawl 5K


The wind is blowing, a chill is in the air. Halloween is coming, mortals beware!

Join us for the 11th annual Creepy Crawl 5K and Kids' Monster Dash presented by Kaiser Permanente at the spooky yet beautiful Palmer Lake Sante Fe Trailhead! Costumes are encouraged with a TON of prizes ready to reward your creativity. There will be treasure to be had and jams by D Rock. You'll have a great time while making it possible for our friends and neighbors in need to access membership and programs at the Y.

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Creepy Crawl Quick Facts


Saturday, October 27, 2018

Race Start Times

9:30 a.m. - 5K
10:30 a.m. - Kids' Monster Dash (free) 


Palmer Lake Santa Fe Trail
104 Oakdale Drive
Palmer Lake, CO 80133

Age Categories

The race results will be categorized by the following age groups:
0-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & older

Age-based Pricing

Ages 0 - 6 $10
Ages 7 - 17 $20
Ages 18 - 69 Tiered Pricing*
Ages 70+ $20

*Ages 18 - 69 tiered prices will increase on the following dates:

Now - July 31 $30
August 1 - October 13 $35
October 14 - October 26 $40
October 27 $50

Furry Friends Pricing

Furry Friend* $15

*Furry friends will receive a Creepy Crawl 5K bandana and a treat!

Kids' Monster Dash Pricing

Kid* FREE!

This FREE race is recommended for children 12-years-old and younger!

*Youth t-shirts are available for purchase for $10!

Virtual Race Pricing

Ages 0 - 70+ $35

Please contact Special Events Director Lindsey Leiker at [email protected] for questions or for more information!



Creepy Crawl Packet Pickup & On-Site Registration Information

Packet Pickup Options

  • Friday, October 26 from 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Colorado Running Company (5262 N Nevada #140)
  • Friday, October 26 from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Tri-Lakes YMCA
  • Race Day, Saturday, October 27 starting at 8:00 - 9:15  a.m. at the Palmer Lake Sante Fe Trailhead

On-Site Registration

We will have on-site registration October 28 at the Palmer Lake Sante Fe Trailhead for $50 from 8:00-9:15 a.m. We will be accepting registrations, however, the race shirt is not guaranteed. Anyone registering after 9:15 a.m. may not be chip timed.



Race Day Information

Start Times

9:30 a.m. - 5K and Furry Friends Wave
10:30 a.m. - 1K Kids' Monster Dash (FREE!) You may purchase a $10 youth shirt while supplies last!

Directions to Palmer Lake Sante Fe Trailhead

Take I-25 to County Line Road (exit 163) and head west. Continue west for 2.5 miles and just before the railroad crossing, on the left, is the access to the parking lot and trailhead. Additional parking will be available on the north and west side of the lake.

Parking at the Palmer Lake Sante Fe Trailhead

Trailhead parking lots fill up quickly! Additional parking will be available on the north and west side of the lake across from O'Malley's, Tri-Lakes Art Center and over by the baseball field. Please carpool, walk, or ride your bike as parking may be limited due to some construction. When walking from the parking lots to the trailhead, please cross the tracks via the road and crossing guards.

Awards for 5K

  • Immediately following the race
  • Given to top 3 male/female finishers in each age division
  • Awards given for costumes



Creepy Crawl Results & Photos

Race Results

Do you want to check out your speedy times from past races? Explore the links below!

Race Photos

Forget what your costume wore last year? Want to see your friend's goofy face as they crossed the finish line? Explore the photos from past races!



Please contact Special Events Director Lindsey Leiker at [email protected] for questions or for more information!

kids playing ball

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