215 West Main Street, Anoka, MN
The Gray Ghost 5K is a Running race in Anoka, Minnesota consisting of a 5K.
The Anoka Gray Ghost Run has been an Anoka Halloween tradition since 1985. Whether youare a serious runner or just want to have some fun in front of more than 25,000 Grand Day Parade spectators, the Gray Ghost is serious fun.
The Anoka Gray Ghost Run is named in honor of Anoka's ``Gray Ghost,`` who was actually a local veterinarian named Dr. William Andberg. His nickname was given to him by a reporter in 1971 after two women spotted him running through an Anoka cemetery in his gray sweat suit. The women called the police. He liked to run there to avoid annoying dogs. Andberg said, aThey thought I was
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