One of the “scariest” and “craziest” competitions of the Halloween season starts on October 23 in Forest Park. The 9th annual Forest Park Casket Races will feature seventeen teams of local residents, businesses and organizations in a series of races to win one of several coveted trophies and boasted. The frighteningly fun, yet fiercely competitive competitor begins at. 11 on Beloit Avenue (between Madison and Adams). Local retailers will be available and offer sweet treats, hot drinks and more treats. For more information, check out their event link.