Oct. 15, 2012
-- Westlake Village, Calif.--The first Triunfo YMCA Goblin Gallop, Saturday, October 20 offers a 5K run as well as a 1-mile "trick or treat" run/walk for little ghosts and princesses who want to take part in an early Halloween gathering. The run and walk are part of the 10th Annual Westlake Village City Celebration (31200 Oak Crest Dr., Westlake Village).
Kids participating in the 1-mile trick or treat run/walk can collect treats at stops along the course. Treat bags will be provided. The run/walk begins at 6:15 p.m. followed by a costume contest. Prizes will be awarded for the “most creative," “best action figure," “cutest costume" and “best overall costume."
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.
Registration is $30 for the 5K run and $20 for the 1-mile walk/run. Proceeds from the two runs will support Triunfo YMCA teen and family programs. To register online, go to http://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.