Haunted Hustle 5k, Fun Run, and Witches on Wheels Ride

October 16, 2021
Gulf Place Town Green & Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Parkway


The City of Gulf Shores is excited to announce the Haunted Hustle 5K coming back to Gulf Place Town Green & Public Beach, located at 101 Gulf Shores Parkway. Locals and visitors are invited to wear their best Halloween costumes and participate in this horrifyingly fun event. This event will feature a 5K walk/run, a fun run, a Witches on Wheels bike parade, and a live DJ on stage. All proceeds for this event will go to the Dolphin Foundation for Education and Arts, who will also be selling beer/wine and refreshments on-site.

Witches on Wheels Bike Parade



The Witches on Wheels bicycle ride begins at 6 p.m. to kick off the evening. Witches and Warlocks are invited to jump on their brooms (bicycles will suffice) and parade on W. Beach Blvd and the Town Green throwing beads and candy to bystanders. Approximate distance is 1.25 miles. Early registration cost to participate in Witches on Wheels is $20 through September 26. Beginning September 27, the registration fee will increase to $25, and if you decide to sign up on race day registration cost will be $30. All registered participants will receive an event t-shirt and goodie bag.

Haunted Hustle 5K Walk/Run 



The Haunted Hustle 5K will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Ghosts and monsters of all sorts are invited to enjoy an evening run on our USATF certified course. The certification number for this course is AL18053JE. The 5K course will begin and end in front of Gulf Place Town Green. The cost to participate in the Haunted Hustle 5K early registration is $30 until September 26. The cost to participate will increase on September 27 to $35, and race day registration will increase to $40. All registered participants will receive an event t-shirt and goodie bag.  All early registrants are guaranteed their requested shirt size.

Fun Run

The Fun Run will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Non-competitive goblins this is the course for you. Join us on a fun out-and-back route that is approximately 1 mile. All participants will receive a finishers medal, goodie bag, and event t-shirt. Early registration cost to participate is $20 through September 26.Beginning September 27, the registration fee will increase to $25, and if you decide to sign up on race day, registration cost will be $30.

Early Packet Pick-Up



Early Packet Pick-up will be two days this year: Wednesday, October 13th and Friday, October 15th, from 5-7 p.m. at Big Beach Brewery located at 300 E 24th Ave Gulf Shores AL 36542.  

On-Site Packet Pick-Up

On-site race day packet pick-up will begin on the Town Green at 4pm.

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Entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be transferred. In the event the race should be canceled for any reason, refunds will not be made but race good bags and t-shirts will be available at a location to be determined. Information will be on the race website. Proceeds will benefit the Dolphin Foundation for Education and Arts. By registering for this race, you are agreeing to this policy.

Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event, with special attention placed on lightning, heavy rain, and high winds. Announcements on weather will be made on the Recreation Division Facebook page @GulfShoresRec. Visible lightning will cause the race to be postponed in increments of 30 minutes. If it is felt that it is unsafe for participants, the race may be canceled. The event does NOT get canceled due to rain only.

Contact Information

For more information on the Wild & Wicked Beach Bash, please Contact Nicole Ard by email at nard@gulfshoresal.gov, or phone at 251-968-1424

Haunted Hustle 5k and Fun Run course map and the Witches on Wheels Bike Parade Map 


To view a printable PDF of the Haunted Hustle 5k and Fun Run course map and the Witches on Wheels Bike Parade Map, click here
Haunted Hustle 5k, Fun Run and Witches on Wheels Map