13th annual Haunted Half Marathon & Relays

Jonesborough, TN

Half Marathon Start Date/Time – Saturday, Oct. 30,2021 at 8:30 a.m.

Monster Mile Start Date/Time – Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 at 9 a.m.

Packet Pickup (International Storytelling Center) – Friday, Oct. 29 5-7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 30  7-8:15 a.m.

**If you can’t make it Friday night, we strongly encourage everyone to arrive early Saturday morning to avoid the late rush!  We will close packet pickup and late registration at 8:15 a.m. in order to start the race on time.

$65per entrant
  • Now through March 31 - $45
  • April 1 through July 31 - $55
  • Aug 1 through Oct 28 - $65
  • October 29/30 - $70
4 Person Relay
$45per entrant
  • Now through March 31 - $25
  • April 1 through July 31 - $35
  • Aug 1 through Oct 28 - $45
  • October 29/30 - $50
  • Now through March 31 - $25
  • April 1 through July 31 - $30
  • Aug 1 through Oct 28 - $35
  • October 29/30 - $40
Monster Mile
$20per entrant
  • Now through Oct. 30 - $20


Parking Map for packet pickup on Friday night

Please note that the Town of Jonesborough is having their Halloween festivities as well. See the map for highlighted areas acceptable for parking. We will also have a ’10 minute parking’ area blocked off for a pull up on Main St. in front of the International Storytelling Center and in front of the Christopher Taylor Cabin. If these spaces are full, please use the parking lots highlighted. 


For more info on the towns festivities, visit their website

Parking Map for Saturday

The yellow highlighted areas are open for parking on race day. Some roads and parking lots will be closed or blocked off.

PLEASE help us out and park in the correct places.

Map/Course Info

The course for 2021 will be in Jonesborough, TN using the old course from 2019.

Check out the map for the star that matches the location.

  • Exchange 1: Golden Oak Park on Goldenrod Dr
  • Exchange 2: Chuckey Railroad Depot Museum (Walking distance from the start/finish line and would also be the exchange location for the 2-person relay.)
  • Exchange 3: Golden Oak Park on Goldenrod Dr

Shuttle: There will be one shuttle located near the start and finish area.  This shuttle will be going to Exchange 1 & 3 on Goldenrod Dr. You can either walk, drive or park at Exchange 2.


As many of you know, it takes a village of volunteers to help with a race and even more importantly a half marathon. We would love to have as many volunteers out on the course and helping at the start/finish line as possible. We also give community service or volunteer hours! Click the link below to sign up!

This race option which will be adult, kid, stroller, AND dog friendly! Feel free to dress up and make this a fun time for everyone! In the spirit of a family fun event, we will not be timing the race. The 1 mile course will stay on the track with the same start/finish as the half marathon. The race will begin at 9 a.m. This race will be $20 and all participants will receive a t-shirt.

Who you gonna call?

We are so excited to have the Smoky Mountain Ghostbusters joining us for the race!

Make sure you find them for pictures and watch out…you might get slimed!


We LOVE to have fun and the costume contest is such an easy way to enjoy this event! Get dressed up in your Halloween costumes and join us for this contest! Funny, scary, DIY, bought, simple, extravagant…whatever you choose, come join us for the costume contest before the Half Marathon start. Anyone wanting to enter the contest will need to be at the start/finish line by 8 a.m. so that we can have our judges decide who will be the 2021 Haunted Half Marathon Costume Winner! 

Dance performances by Dance Production Royale


Top 3 Overall Male & Female (Cash Prizes)

Top Grandmasters Male & Female

Top Masters Male & Female

Top 3 Male & Female Age Groups

(1-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+)

Top 3 2-person relay for Coed, Female & Male

Top 3 4-person relay for Coed, Female & Male

Special ‘THANK YOU’ to our sponsors & partners!

The Haunted Half Marathon is part of a 3 half marathon series called ‘The Trifecta’. The other half marathons include the Bluegrass Half Marathon and the Music & Miles Half Marathon. Register for all 3 races to receive this medal. For more information, please email us at info@thegoosechase.org


The Goose Chase has a no refund policy due to the pre-ordering of event shirts, medals, bibs, etc. We understand that emergencies or last minute schedule changes do occur, therefore, to better accommodate you, we have some other options instead.

  • You can transfer your entry to someone else
  • You can switch to the virtual option and turn in your virtual race time at a later time, and still receive the shirt and medal.
  • You can defer to the next year

If none of these options work for you and a refund is still needed, there will be a $10 service charge through September 30th and we are not responsible for the online registration fee. After October 1st, there will not be any refunds. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@thegoosechase.org