The 5K Goblin Gallop starts at 5:30 p.m. The route heads down Agoura Road to Lindero Canyon Road to Westlake Lake and then back. Timing chips are provided by Royal Results. Race medals will be awarded to the top male and female runners in 13 different age groups.
Runners are encouraged to wear their favorite Halloween costumes. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Kids participating in the 1-mile trick or treat run/walk can collect treats at stops along the course. The run/walk begins at 6:15 p.m.
"The Triunfo Y has partnered with the City of Westlake Village in this celebration for many years," says Ronnie Stone, Triunfo Y's executive director. "The Y is excited to introduce a healthy, fun activity to the event."
Lead sponsors of the Goblin Gallop are The Walking Company, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Dole.
Early registration is $25 for the 5K run and $15 for the 1-mile walk/run ($35 for both) through October 1. After October 1, registration is $30 for the 5K run and $20 for the 1-mile walk/run ($40 for both). To register online, go to www.triunfoygoblingallop.com. Race-day registration is from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on site.
The Westlake Village City Celebration is from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will feature a "Fun Fair" benefitting White Oak Elementary School and a Haunted House supporting the Triunfo YMCA Youth & Government programs. Proceeds from a BBQ following the 5k run will go to the Westlake Village Community Foundation.
For more Goblin Gallop information, call the Triunfo YMCA at 818-707-9622.