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Halloween Costume Round-Up

October 12, 2016 by The Girls

Just because you’re a runner, doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun, wearing costumes for running. Some of our favorite races are perfect for running in costume, in fact – many of them actually encourage it. Especially when it’s Halloween.

 

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Gearing up for your own Halloween inspired running event? Trying to find (or make) your very own costumes for running? Luckily, we have plenty ideas for running costumes. Whether it is a training run or a race, these costumes are comfortable enough to go the distance in. And don’t forget, these costumes aren’t only for running, you can wear them while you chase your little ones trick-or-treating or even attend a neighborhood party.

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin
Running Costume

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Creating your very own Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin running costume is really quick & incredibly easy. Here’s what you’ll need…

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin
Running Costume Essentials

* make or buy {one} orange jack-o-lantern tank top or t-shirt
* {one} orange Sparkle Athletic Skirt
* {one} green Sparkle Visor (every pumpkin needs a “stem’)
* {one} pair of silver Shoe Shwings
* optional: orange running shoes (while they aren’t necessary, orange running shoes really are the “icing on the cake”)

Sugar Skull Skeleton
Running Costume

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We can feel it in our bones… you are going to LOVE our Sugar Skull Skeleton running costume. Luckily, creating your very own Sugar Skull Skeleton running costume is really quick & incredibly easy. Here’s what you’ll need…

Sugar Skull Skeleton Running Costume Essentials

* {one} midnight black Sparkle Visor
* {one} black Skeleton Sparkle Heart Tank
* {one} pair of purple Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} Sugar Skull Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of purple & black stripe Race Legs
* {one} pair pink wing Shoe Shwings
* optional: black running shoes (while they aren’t necessary, black running shoes really are the “icing on the cake”)

Wicked Witch Running Costume

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We are pretty sure you will be happy as a witch in a broom factory with our Wicked Witch running costume. Luckily, creating your very own Wicked Witch running costume is really quick & incredibly easy, and doesn’t require any magic. Here’s what you’ll need…

Wicked Witch Running Costume Essentials

* {one} midnight black Sparkle Visor, or witch’s hat
* {one} black tank (we suggest the “Blood, Sweat, Sparkle” tank“)
* {one} black Sparkle Cape
* {one} pair of midnight black Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} midnight black Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of black & white stripe Race Legs
* {one} pair silver wing Shoe Shwings
* optional: red running shoes – while they aren’t necessary, red running shoes, and some green lipstick  really are the “icing on the cake”

Candy Corn Running Costume

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We are pretty sure you may think our Candy Corn running costume is a tad bit corny. Luckily, it doesn’t matter because creating your very own Candy Corn running costume is so quick & incredibly easy, you won’t mind our bad puns. Here’s what you’ll need…

Candy Corn Running Costume Essentials

* {one} orange black Sparkle Visor
* {one} white tank (we suggest the “Blood, Sweat, Sparkle” tank)
* {one} pair of white Sparkle Sleeves
* {one} orange Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} yellow Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair silver wing Shoe Shwings
* optional: black running shoes – while they aren’t necessary, black running shoes, and some candy corn inspired, orange, or yellow socks, really are the “icing on the cake”

Nightmare Running Costume

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Although we call it our “Nightmare” running costume, hopefully, this is one costume that won’t give you nightmares. For one thing, it’s super quick & incredibly easy, to “make.” Plus, you can use it for both Halloween AND Christmas runs, or, anytime you want to rock a Disney inspired look. Here’s what you’ll need…

Nightmare Running Costume Essentials

* {one} red Sparkle Visor
* {one} black Blood, Sweat, Sparkle tank
* {one} pair of white Sparkle Sleeves (we’d suggest adding some “stitches” using a needle & thread, OR a black permanent marker for a more authentic “touch.” Just note that is a permanent change to your sleeves.)
* {one} Patchwork Nightmare Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt
* {one} pair of black & white stripe Race Legs
* {one} pair silver wing Shoe Shwings
* optional: black running shoes – while they aren’t necessary, black running shoes, and a red “yarn” wig really are the “icing on the cake”

Halloween Running Costumes

Assembling these Halloween inspired running costumes are pretty self-explanatory… but once you’re dressed, voilà! A Halloween inspired running costumes DIY style.

Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more costumes for running ideas, check out our entire running costume guide.

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