Monster Dash 2018
Hurry up Monsters, we might sell out this year!! We are already 70% full!! Keep an eye on our witch pot, but don't look to deep muhahaha. (October 1st)
Canada's Largest Halloween Run!
Sunday October 28th
2018 FIRM RACE CAPACITY
LAST YEAR WAS A SELL OUT, but we have more space so we will continue to grow again but Miles' says...in moderation, so here are the 2018 Race Caps:
5k - 850
10k - 600
Spooky Mile - 500
Friends and Family Packages (Meal Plans)- 150
BACK IN THE COOL INDOOR SPACE.............Boo!
We are excited to let you know that the 2018 Monster Dash is back at the Ontario Science Centre, if you attended in 2017 the same, large, cool indoor spaces in the back of the building (lower section beside Sunnybrook Park).
Run/walk routes will course through adjacent Wilket Creek and Sunnybrook Park trails as in the past. The Post Event party is INDOORS, so now you can comfortably change after the run into your second costume......(:
BIG WELCOME BACK OUR OFFICIAL CHARITY PARTNER
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Hospital
You can start fundraising NOW Monsters and also soon we'll announce great fundraising options and incentives too.
What is Monster Dash ?
Monster Dash consists of a Spooky Mile for kids and families under 12, and a chip-timed 5km & 10km run / walk for young adults and those young at heart. Bring your friends & family, walk/jog/crawl your child down the Spooky Mile for some trick or treating and then finish with your own cheering squad at the end of your run! Mom, Dad, and the Ghoulish Entourage are encouraged to also Dress Up and you can buy a Family Plan meal so you don't have to rush home for dinner.
Join in the Halloween theme and come “dressed for costume success” to win top Ghoul for a chance at additional prizing! Spooky Mile kids will receive finisher's ribbons, a swag bag and are welcome to join in on the post-run fun later in the evening!
BACK in 2018 - MONSTER SWAG!
"sick", amazing, cool, call it what you want, these are going to be the MOST sought after finishing medals anywhere in Canada! You have to finish to open the coffin and see what's inside.....hint, 2017 was the Skeleton and in 2018 its a different character.
The 2018 Runner's gift is a Cool, Functional and Versatile Head Scarf (or, Buff as some people call it....below is NOT the actual item its a really bad replica for now)....
AGAIN THIS YEAR,
The 13 Days of Halloween are BACK.
"on the 13th day of Halloween a goblin sent to me......"
Spooky prizes to be announced...
Calling all Ghosts, Ghouls, and Goblins!
The spooky starting line is waiting for YOU!
EMAIL us if you are a Zombie.....Ghost, Ghoul or other (insert scary character here) wanting to volunteer and put your dress up skills to the test! email@example.com
It's FREE to volunteer and you get stuff like food, an event short sleeve branded shirt, and goodie bag.
COURSE ROUTES for 2018
All three races will start / finish at the back, down below the Ontario Science Centre adjacent to Sunnybrook Park
Here is the 10km Route:
Here is the 5km Route (click above too, lol)
Costumes are not only welcome but encouraged for fun AND prizing!
Please note: We cannot accommodate runners who arrive late. Start times will not be delayed.
SPONSORS & PARTNERS
Thanks again to some of our key Sponsors and Supporters, we always welcome more, as Miles' says....the more the merrier!
Based on 2 adults and 2 kids (17 or under). (You must select family package for all 4 participants followed by the individual information). $25 (in JUL, AUG, SEP) or $35 (in OCT) for additional child above the 2 included if family is a Monster sized one!
13 & Under not incl. tax does not include Finisher Medal but it does include the Goodie Bag and Finisher Ribbon. Most kids here are actually under 8 and parents can run with their kids as long as they have the Family Meal plan ticket. Strollers are allowed BUT fyi some of the course activations you will want to skip as they go on the grass or in uneven trails (footing)
Have your friends and family join you in the post race food and beverages OR Sign Up Here to Run-Walk-Push-Carry (!) your kids across the finish line
17 & Under not incl. tax
17 & Under not incl. tax
This event is for fundraising ONLY!! If you are already signed up please click the "Set up your personal pledge page" button on the event page and follow the instructions given.
Online Registration will close on October 25th at 12:00pm noon IF WE ARE NOT SOLD OUT.
Miles reminds everyone in 2017 we SOLD OUT for the first time ever, so get off the fence, grab your friends and register....figure out the costume later!
Monster Dash wouldn't be complete without a costume contest. If you're up for the challenge come on down in your best Halloween costume for the run...while not mandatory it's sure to make it fun for everyone!
Whether you're Spiderman, Lady Gaga or a piece of toast - show off & run in your costume for a chance to win a "trick or a treat". Our race crew staff members are on the lookout for the best costumes! We're also awarding our Top Fundraisers!
Costume Categories include:
1. BEST COSTUME 18 and Over - Male OR Female
2. BEST COSTUME 17 and under - Male OR Female
3. SCARIEST COSTUME
4. BEST COUPLE COSTUME
TOP MALE AND TOP FEMALE FUNDRAISER
TOP 2nd FUNDRAISER
TOP 3rd FUNDRAISER
TOP TEAM FUNDRAISER
TOP 3 MALE AND FEMALE
TOP MALE AND FEMALE (1)
18 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
Check back for updates on monsterdash.ca for how you can enter day of! Make sure your race bib number(s) are visible on the photos!
October 28 4:00 PM EDT - Spooky Mile
October 28 4:00 PM EDT - After Party inside - START
October 28 5:30 PM EDT - 10 KM Run
October 28 6:00 PM EDT - 5 KM Run
October 28 10:00 PM EDT - After Party inside - FINISH