Spooky Skedaddle set for Saturday at Texas School for the Deaf

The Spooky Skedaddle takes place at the Texas School for the Deaf on Saturday.
The Spooky Skedaddle takes place at the Texas School for the Deaf on Saturday.

It’s always more fun to run in a costume, don’t you think?

The Texas School for the Deaf Foundation will host its annual Spooky Skedaddle Heal Yeah 5K timed run, 1K Fun Run and Halloween Festival this Saturday.

The free event includes music, food trucks, trick or treating and festival games at the Texas School for the Deaf, 1102 South Congress Avenue.

Entry fee for the Heal Yeah 5K race is $35; entry fee for the Spooky Skedaddle 1K Fun Run is $3.

To register go here. The 5K starts at 9 a.m., followed by the 1K at 10:30 a.m.

The Halloween festival will include an obstacle course, bounce house, Twister, cake walk, food trailers, a costume parade, trick or treating, face painting, balloon darts and live music. Tickets can be purchased on site for all booths and games.

The Texas School for the Deaf is partnering with Dell Children’s Hospital and Heal Kenya to create a larger family friendly event. Proceeds will benefit the TSD Foundation and Heal Kenya. All hearing and deaf people, signers and non-signers, are invited.

Free parking is available at One Texas Center at the corner of Barton Springs Road and South First Street.

All Proceeds go to benefit Texas School for the Deaf Foundation and Heal Kenya. For more information go here. 

Author: Pam LeBlanc

Pam LeBlanc writes about fitness and travel for the Austin American-Statesman. She has worked for the Statesman since 1998 and written her weekly fitness column, Fit City, since 2004.

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