Run scared to help support a local school

READING, OH (FOX19) - A haunting is run is being held to help a local school. On Saturday, October 15th the 4th Annual Ray Rusche Running Scared 5K and Kids Fun Run will take place.

The event begins on West Street near the Reading Stadium at 6pm, and costumes are encouraged. The route goes through the decorated cemetery, where there will be some spooky surprises and then out onto the flat streets of Reading. It will turn around and return back to end inside the Stadium.

The Post Race Party will take place inside and out of Haffey Field House which shares a parking lot with the Stadium. There will be beer, food, a live band - BlueFish, costume contest, door prizes and every participant may purchase their choice of a long or short sleeve t-shirt of the coolest design for an extra $10! Party only tickets are available for $20. This fundraiser benefits Youth Education.

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The Clever Crazes for Kids Fun Run is being held at 1pm-3pm, Saturday, October 15th. Registration is $5 per child and includes entrance in the short Fun Run through the decorated cemetery and entrance into the Halloween Fest. At the Halloween Fest, the children will be able to have healthy snacks and drinks, play games, win prizes, be entertained and go on a hay ride. For an extra $5 the participant of the Fun Run may purchase a short sleeved t-shirt commemorating their afternoon run!

Packet Pick-up and Late Registration will start at 12 noon at Haffey Field House on West Street in Reading, Ohio. Must be PRE-REGISTERED by October 7th to guarantee a t-shirt.

For more information, contact Sandy Harsch at 513.309.7464 or via email at

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