Enjoy Free U.S. Shipping on Orders Over $100   Learn More
 Free U.S. Shipping 
On All VIP Orders or Non-VIP Orders Over $100.

Top Tips to Successfully Race in a Costume

Published on:October 23, 2015

Batman Costume

Photo Credit

1. Test Run

To avoid awkward slip-ups and unpleasant issues, try running in your costume before the race. This will allow you to give the costume a practice run to make sure everything feels right.

Expect challenges like chaffing, extra sweating, and having a hard time breathing. Make adjustments prior to the race so you will be ready to go without a worry!

2. Own It

Be ready for all types of comments. From positive comments to negative ones, you will surely be the talk of the race! No matter what anyone says, own your look, work the crowd and have fun. Get ready to take pictures with costume fans and prepare for any negative feedback you may hear from other racers.

3. Have Fun

At the end of the day, the only thing that matters about your race is that you had fun! Prepare for a slower pace as you will most likely run a bit slower in a costume(unless you're superman/woman of course). Make sure to have fun with all of the participants and the race watchers too!

What Costume Races Have You Participated In?

If you have participated in a costume race and would like to share, please post a picture in the comments below or on our Facebook Page!


"Quick delivery. Will definately use again.
Read more from our Happy customers...

"Shoes were perfect and arrived sooner than expected.
Read more from our Happy customers...

"You guys ROCK! I cannot believe my new kicks - I'd looked everywhere and this is just the very best place at killer prices. To be honest I bought the Saucony Hurricanes and held my breath: I'd ordered things from other places and they just do a...
Read more from our Happy customers...

"I recently ordered a pair of Jordans from Efootwear.com. They were hard to find - and the price was great! I received the order in two days! Awesome service and selection! I will recommend this business to my friends and anyone looking for a good...
Read more from our Happy customers...

"I just received my order and I could not be more pleased. I have to say that I was concerned about ordering from your company, but was very pleasantly surprised to have received them so quickly! Thank you for great service!
Read more from our Happy customers...

"Hi Good day! I just want to thank you for a quick and good customer service you offered to me. Thanks for the socks and nice shoes. Looking forward to transacting with you again in the future. Thumbs Up :-)
Read more from our Happy customers...

"Smooth transaction, prompt shipping A+
Read more from our Happy customers...

"Best price on this shoe, prompt delivery...I would highly recommend them!
Read more from our Happy customers...

"These shoes are great -- have been wearing the 576's for years -- so glad I found some --Will buy another pair in a few months, if still have them. Great service -- great product, very fast delivery -- thanks E Footwear.
Read more from our Happy customers...

"Exactly what I was hoping - on time delivery!
Read more from our Happy customers...

Amazon Rated 4.9 out of 5 Stars!

We are discontinuing the eFootwear VIP Family program.

However, as an active member you still have access to your benefits until they expire.

Save 10% Everyday
On our ever-expanding inventory of shoes and accessories.
Free & Fast Shipping
On Orders Over $35. Savings of up to $18.99 on every order.
Extra Perks
Members get access to exclusive offers, discounts and more.
Money Back Guarantee
You have 60 days to ensure satisfaction or your money back.

Continue Shopping

* Benefits do not apply to custom Team / Corporate orders