10th Annual Ghost Chase 5k and Kid’s Goblin Gallop .5 mile

Saturday, October 26, 2019 

5-8 PM

Races begin and end at Dockside Marina
4960 Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile

Come join Dog River Clearwater Revival’s 10th consecutive unique evening race across the iconic Dog River Bridge. The event includes a 5k race and kid’s fun run. Take in spectacular views of Dog River and Mobile Bay from atop the concrete structure. This fun, pre-Halloween event is one of the most popular fall races in Mobile County. Racers and spectators are encouraged to dress in costume. Post-race party includes awards, food, beverages and a costume contest!

Entry fees: Pre-registered Day of Race
Adults: $20 Adults: $25
Children (12 and under): Free (shirt not included) Children: Free
(shirt not included)
Children (12 and under): $10 (shirt included)
Tee shirt only: $10
Entry fees include short sleeved race tee shirt, entry to the post-race party and a raffle ticket.
No shirt option for Adults – subtract $3 from entry fee.
Participants who pre-register by October 25 will receive two raffle tickets in their race packets.


Scenic 5K course where the Dog River meets Mobile Bay; spectacular views from the top of the Dog River Bridge. Goblin Gallop is approximately 1/2 mile in length.

The 5K race is limited to 500 participants.
PRE-REGISTER by mail (entries should be postmarked by
October 19).

ONLINE by clicking here

IN PERSON at McCoy Outdoor, Run-N-Tri, or Fleet Feet in Mobile
or Running Wild in Fairhope until noon on October 24 or online
until 4 AM October 25th.

EARLY PACKET PICKUP at Experimax (3202 Dauphin Street)
from 11 AM to 7 PM on October 25, 2019

-RACE DAY REGISTRATION from 3 – 4:30 PM at the Dockside

Costume Contest:
All participants and spectators are encouraged to dress in costume.
Special awards will be presented to the costume contest winners –
Adult and kids divisions.

Prize Drawings:
Drawings for great prizes including a kayak – you must be present to win.

Entry fees:
Entry fees include short sleeved race tee shirt, entry to the post-race party, and a raffle ticket. Participants who pre-register by October 23 will receive two raffle tickets in their race packets.

5K: Top three male and female Overall, top male and female Masters, Grandmasters, and Senior Grandmasters. Top three male and female in age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35- 39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, and 75-99.

Goblin Gallop: Finish ribbons for participants.

Register by October 20 to guarantee tee shirt on race day. Tee shirts available on race day while supplies last.

Post-Race Party:
Post race party including awards, drawing, food, beverages,and music at the Dockside Marina.

As DRCR is making an effort to wean off single use plastic water bottles, PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR PERSONAL REFILLABLE WATER BOTTLE. Ice and water stations will be provided.

Thank You Sponsors:

Hiller Companies * Ameriprise Financial Coldsmith, Ryder and Associates

Armbrecht Jackson * City Councilman C.J. Small, District 3 * Cammie’s Old Dutch IceCream 

Binki’s Ice Cream Boat  * Donaghey Mechanical Contractors * Experimax * Mellow Mushroom * Miss Sally’s * Training for Warriors

Dockside Marina, ALDOT, Mobile County Sheriff’s Dept., George Bass-DJ Gee, Greer’s, the Peninsula of Mobile, Fleet Feet, Run N Tri, J.B’s Ice

The Dog River Ghost Chase is a project of Dog River Clearwater Revival’s Access Committee promoting awareness and stewardship of the Dog River Watershed including its cultural and historical, and recreational opportunities in Mobile’s urban river and its tributaries.