The Most Playful 5K of the Year!
An outlandishly fun costume run starting and ending at HighBall. The Costume Zoom is a one-of-a-kind night run that celebrates art, creativity and individuality.
FRIDAY • OCTOBER 25
8PM START TIME
The Costume Zoom is a five-kilometer, timed race (or walk, or parade, or mobile party!) in which scores of participants encounter “cheerleaders” and comic relief at every kilometer. Wear your most inspired costume. Bring your happiest self AND your camera!
- Complimentary admission to HighBall
- A free ice cold beer
- Super cool long sleeve tee
- A Short North swag bag
All valued at over $50!
…AND enough zany encounters to fill Pee-Wee’s Playhouse! (but we recommend posting ‘em on Facebook)
45.00 per person starting October 4, 2013
50.00 per person starting October 18, 2013
Register by Oct 18 to ensure t-shirt order. Runners registering after October 18 are not guaranteed a t-shirt.
The Costume Zoom will start and end on the south side of HighBall Halloween (on High Street just north of the intersection of Nationwide Blvd and High Street). Check-in will begin at 7:00PM. Check back to this website as the race date nears for additional information on arriving and checking in.
Race packets will be available for pickup Wednesday and Thursday (October 23 and 24) from 11AM – 8PM at Surly Girl Saloon (1126 N. High Street) in the Short North Arts District, and Friday (race day), beginning 7pm at the race starting point (see above).
5K Run + Costumes + HighBall + Short North =
The Time of Your Life!
The fun continues at the finish line with the over-the-top thrills of HighBall Halloween. We close down High Street from Goodale to Nationwide Blvd just for the party. Trust us, this is the best post-5k party in the Midwest!
COSTUME ZOOM BENEFITS…
While The HighBall 5K Costume Zoom is all about happiness and positive energy, the event also focuses on improving the Short North Arts District. Public Art installations. PARKING management. Beautification and and Safety programs. Gallery Hop features. Special programming. Year-round experiences. The Costume Zoom is an event of the Short North Alliance, a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization. The 5K Costume Zoom also benefits the Italian Village Society and the Short North Civic Association.