Monster Dash 2019
Who wants to win a Free Jeep Wrangler Unlimited four door car for a year?
And Who is Ready for the new Tough Pumpkin Challenge??
Who will Dare Enter the Monster Maze again?
Canada's Largest Halloween Run!
Sunday October 27h
2019 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 2019 Race Caps:
5k - 950
10k - 600
Spooky Mile - 500
Friends and Family Packages (Meal Plans)- 200
BACK IN THE COOL INDOOR SPACE.............Boo!
We are excited to let you know that the 2019 Monster Dash is back at the Ontario Science Centre, if you attended in 2017 or 2018 the large, cool indoor spaces where you can escape a cool late fall winter night, or if the dark scares you outside.....
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......(:
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!
NEW in 2019 - The Tough Pumpkin!
That's right, in addition to the chance to WIN a FREE, ONE YEAR No strings attached 12 month LEASE on a 2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited....you can now up the ante' on your 5k or 10k run/walk and CARRY a pumpkin (reasonable size folks) for extra fun, and prizing!
The 2019 Runner's gift is still to be determined....voting comes soon....but you can buy any of the Cool, Functional and Versatile Head Scarves from last year, or the Lucky Finisher Coins that were a hit in Year #1, or the amazing Monster Bottle Openers' that every kitchen would be incomplete withou. Miles' loves swag...and so do you....
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! firstname.lastname@example.org
It's FREE to volunteer and you get stuff like food, an event short sleeve branded shirt, and goodie bag.
COURSE ROUTES for 2019
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!
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
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)
18 & Over not incl. tax
18 & Over not incl. tax
17 & Under not incl. tax
The First 50 under 18 only!
17 & Under not incl. tax
First 50 kids under 18
Based on 2 adults and 2 kids (17 or under)
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 27 4:00 PM EDT - Spooky Mile
October 27 4:00 PM EDT - After Party inside - START
October 27 5:30 PM EDT - 10 KM Run
October 27 6:00 PM EDT - 5 KM Run
October 27 10:00 PM EDT - After Party inside - FINISH