Running Scared

Running Scared Sydney 2017 will be big – so stay tuned!

With over 20 obstacles all designed with a spooky twist and over 100 live-scare actors trained, pumped and ready to provide a thrilling and unforgettable scare experience, we’ve upped the stakes (pardon the pun). Plus it’s Halloween and the perfect time of year for the freaks to come out and play – scare ya there!

Running Scared 


Click to view the 5 Race Rules


Click to view the 2015 Course Map

Race Rules   Course Map

What's Included


Race waves will take off every 30 minutes from 7.00pm until 11.30pm. In order for competitors to enjoy the thrill of the course, the experience will begin with our signature house of horrors, where groups of 12 people will make their way through a spooky themed maze before tackling the rest of the course. Trust us when we say the house of horrors maze will be awesome.


Personal Accident Insurance is available to competitors at Running Scared and will be added to your entry for an additional $10. The Personal Accident insurance covers you if you get injured during your race. We suggest taking out this coverage for even with your own health insurance and the events public liability you may not be completely covered. You can 'opt' out of this coverage when completing your online entry. 


Unfortunately we cant give away any details as this will spoil the surprise but we can tell you that Running Scared™ consists of 8km and 20+ FEAR invoking obstacles that will see participants crawling, climbing, jumping, balancing, weaving and of course running from the spooky creatures that lurk in the dark! We'll leave you with a mix of our obstacle names, and let your imagination do the rest!

Sydney Obstacles 2015


Spectators are welcome to come along and cheer on family and friends at the finish line. There is no charge for spectators. Spectators will not be permitted to enter the Running Scared™ course.


Mercure PenrithOur accommodation partners in 2015 were the Mercure Hotel Penrith. Located at the foot of Blue Mountains and adjacent to Penrith Panthers World of Entertainment, Mercure Penrith is at the gateway to Western Sydney. The hotel has 223 rooms featuring flat-screen TVs, cable TV, air-conditioning and high-speed WIFI Internet access. Additional facilities include a gym, guest lounge, outdoor swimming pool, BBQ area and ample parking. Contact them on 02 4721 7700 to book a room.


We love dressing up and giving out awards! Come dressed in your most freakish attire.


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