Greater City Providence

Werewolf 5k (Oct. 23)

Run the Werewolf 5k!

Image from Wooly Productions

Full Moon, 3pm, Sat Oct 23, Sims Ave, Providence
Dress as a werewolf or a pursuing villager!
Villagers, please bring a pitchfork or broom. (plastic or rubber preferred)
Werewolves, please bring a chicken or cat. (no live animals please)

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Is there a fee?
Yes, $5, to cover our costs

Wasn’t last year free?
Yes, but this year it’s actually a sanctioned race with a motorcycle cop and insurance and cups for water.

Oh, so now you’re mister big time?
I didn’t say that, I just said–

Nevermind, what are the rules?
There are two teams, one made up of werewolves and one made up of angry villagers. The werewolves each hold a chicken or a cat that they’ve stolen from the villagers. The werewolves get a 30-second head start and on the villagers. If a villager catches a werewolf, the villager gets the werewolf’s chicken and a 30 second bonus added to his or her time.

All right, whatever you say, what’s the route?
We start on Sims, take a left onto Harris, run down Harris, take a left up Park st. up with the Mall on your right, take a right on Smith st, take a right on Gaspee, continue onto Hayes (you’ve just taken a loop around the capitol), then take a left on Park and backtrack to the finish line.

Is this a measured 5K?

Why not?
Look, it’s hard enough just getting these werewolves to follow one route through the–

Nevermind, what are the prizes?
Fruitbaskets for male and female top claw. Good clap on the back for everyone else.

Sweet, I’ll be there, got any fake blood?

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