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9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM CENTRAL
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Halloween Hustle 5K helps patients in need

Beautiful weather greeted participants in the 2016 Halloween Hustle 5K walk/run. Held annually in Clinton, the 2017 event takes place Saturday morning, Oct. 21, at the Missouri Department of Conservation trails on South Second. A fun run for children, games and costume contests make the activity family-friendly. To learn more, visit

Safe or scary? Whichever you prefer, you can find fun that suits you at the sixth annual Halloween Hustle. Presented by Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare, the 5K walk/run raises funds to help local cancer patients.

 The 5K and Super Hero Dash are set for Saturday morning, Oct. 21, at the Missouri Department of Conservation trail on Second Street in Clinton. The 5K is open to walkers and runners of any age, and the Super Hero Dash is open to children 12 and younger.

 Registration for all activities on race day opens at 8:30 a.m. with kids’ games and activities from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  The 5K begins at 9 a.m., the dash begins at 10 a.m., and the awards presentation follows the race. Event T-shirts are available to those who register by Oct. 6.

 Costume contests make the event more fun, and three will be held this year.  The contest for adults and dogs starts at 8:45 a.m., and the children’s costume contest starts at 9:45 a.m.

Anyone who participates in the 5K or Super Hero Dash may participate in a costume contest and win door prizes.  Medals will be awarded in several 5K race categories along with prizes to the overall top male and female finishers.  A “Zombie Team” challenge trophy will go to the top team.

 Full details are available on the registration form. Participants can register online at or download the entry form on the “Giving” News & Events page.  Forms also are available at the GVMH Rehabilitation Center on Ohio Street, the Clinton Chamber of Commerce and the Clinton Community Center. For more information, call 660-890-8450 or email foundation