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Colorado Mountain College Leadville and the CMC Running Club will host the third annual Haunted Hills Races Oct. 28 at the Leadville campus, 901 S. Highway 24.

CMC running coach and Ninja Turtle Darren Brungardt, with, from left, Linda Perez and Kassandra Riquetti at the 2016 Haunted Hills Races.

The hills will come alive on the trails around campus, when ghouls and goblins hide in the forest and spooky students lurk around every bend. There will be an 8K mountain bike race and 6K National Intercollegiate Running Club Association cross-country qualifiers, along with 6K and 2K Haunted Hills running races for adults and kids. Everyone is encouraged to race in costume.

The Haunted Hills Races will take place at the following times and for these entry fees:

2 p.m. – 8K mountain bike race – $20

3 p.m. – Men’s 8K (NIRCA-qualifying college race) – $10

4 p.m. – Women’s 8K (NIRCA-qualifying college race) – $10

5 p.m. – Haunted Hills 6K race – $20

5 p.m. – Kids 2K fun run – $10

Competitors can both ride the 2 p.m. mountain bike 8K and run the 5 p.m. 6K for only $30. All proceeds benefit the CMC Running Club, which will launch the college’s first collegiate competitive cross-country running team fall 2019.

To register and for details, go to coloradomtn.edu/haunted-hills-races-2018. Contact

CMC Leadville running coach Darren Brungardt at 719-486-4296 or dbrungardt@coloradomtn.edu for more information.