Trick or Trot 5K

On Saturday, October 7 at 8 a.m., join Hickory's Parks and Recreation Department for their second annual, Halloween themed, 5K run/walk. The race begins and finishes at Highland Recreation Center.

Register online at or the morning of the race, beginning at 7 a.m. Registration for adults, ages 18-49, is $25, while youth, ages 8-17, and seniors, ages 50 and over, is $10. Only cash or check will be accepted for same day registration. T-shirts and goodie bags will be given to the first 100 participants who register. Participants are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes for the race. Medals will be given to the top three male and female winners of each age group. All minors must have parents' consent to participate. Make plans to stay for the Halloween festivities after the race!

Highland Recreation Center is located at 1451 8th Street Drive NE. For more information on this program, please contact Recreation Programmer Jennifer Games at (828) 261-2258 or email

More Monthly Events

Calendar of Events
Downtown Hickory
October 27
Candy Crawl
Downtown Hickory
October 6-29
The Foreigner

Hickory Community Theatre
October 7
Hickory Big Splash

Lake Hickory, Wittenburg Access
October 7
WPS Opens 53rd Season

P.E. Monroe Auditorium
October 7
Trick or Trot 5K

Highland Recreation Center
December 4
The Jingle Bell BASH

Lake Hickory Country Club
Live Music & Jazz on Tap

Olde Hickory Tap Room


Downtown Hickory Festivals and Events