Trick or Trot

Trick-or-Trot is a spooky, Halloween-themed 5K run and family-friendly 1-mile Trick-or-Treating walk in the beautiful Brecksville Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks! The Saturday before Halloween, "Trick-or-Trot" will bring together ghosts, goblins, firefighters and pilots of all sizes to benefit Kids in Flight and the Kiwanis Club of Brecksville!

Awards will be given to top 5K finishers and costume wearers in many age groups! 10 Costume Categories!!!

  • Best Makeup!
  • Best Group Costume!
  • Funniest Costume!
  • Best Superhero!
  • Best Children’s Character!
  • Scariest Costume!
  • Tastiest Costume!
  • Best Adult costume!
  • Best Duo!
  • Cutest baby!
  • Best Fairytale Character!
  • Best Cartoon Character!
  • Most Colorful!
  • Most Original!
  • Top Prize / Best of show!

Children will enjoy music, face painting, costumes, crafts, and of course, the trick-or-treating!

The event will start and finish at Oak Grove Pavilion, near the intersection of Valley Parkway and Brecksville Rd.

Pre-registration guarantees a long-sleeve event t-shirt! Runners and walkers should pre-register by mail or online at:

Please support our sponsors!

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for local businesses. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please email an inquiry to


About the organizations:

Kids in Flight uses aviation to empower children with serious illnesses or disabilities and their families through flight experiences and educational programs. Each year, the organization hosts a special day highlighting the wonder of aviation called Wings of Wonder from Burke Lakefront Airport. Children with serious illnesses or disabilities and their families are invited to enjoy a day away from it all while taking part in games, crafts and other activities including a catered lunch and sightseeing flight over Cleveland, creating memories that will last forever. All of this is at absolutely no cost to the families. For more information:

Kiwanis Club of Brecksville offers more than 65 years of serving children and supporting civic and charitable organizations in and around Brecksville. The club organizes Brecksville's annual Easter Egg Hunt, Santa Delivery, Empty Bowls, Horse Show, Cleveland Youth Orchestra concert, and Trick-or-Trot. In the past year alone, Brecksville Kiwanis monetarily supported BBHHS students with more than $11,000 in college scholarships, Eagle Scout projects in local hospitals and playgrounds, BBH middle school music department, Brecksville Pantry, created 1800+ Easter baskets for