It’s time to lace up your sneakers!
Resorts World Catskills (RWC) and the Monticello Rotary Club announced today the 2021 Monticello Rotary - Resorts World Catskills Monster Classic Run and Walk. The race, now it its 43rd year, is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 1, 2021.
Known by many as the “Monster Classic,” this fun-filled day offers something for the whole family to enjoy.
Participants have the option of a 5K or 10K run or a 5K walk on one of the best courses in the beautiful Catskills. Whether you choose to run, walk, or cheer from the sidelines, everyone is invited to come out and show their support for all those who have served.
Pricing is $25 for the 5k or 10k run for preregistration, and $30 race day.
Pricing for the 5k Walk is $20 for preregistration, and $25 race day.
Pricing for athletes 10-under is $10 for all events for preregistration, and $25 race day.
All events start at 08:45am.
5k and 10k Run and 5k Walk
Top 3 Overall Female and Male finishers
Age Groups Awards
This year, Resorts World Catskills is partnering with Monticello Rotary as a Title Sponsor. The partnership will support the Rotary’s goal of helping local veterans meet the needs of everyday living.
“Resorts World is proud to partner with Monticello Rotary as a title sponsor of the Monster Classic and recognize the service and sacrifice of veterans of the past, present and future,” said Resorts World Catskills. “We are grateful for this terrific opportunity to raise awareness and funds for local veterans and the difficult challenges they face.”
The event annually draws hundreds of walkers, runners, spectators, and volunteers from all over New York State. Funds raised by the highly anticipated event will benefit the Sullivan County Veterans Coalition as part of the Sullivan County Patriot’s Day celebration.
“I wish all of the runners and walkers good luck in this year’s Monster Classic! Veterans have sacrificed so much for our country and face serious challenges upon returning home,” said Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther. “It is important that we bring attention to veterans’ issues at community events like this one.”
“I am honored to join the Monticello Rotary and Resorts World Catskills in raising awareness and expressing gratitude for all those who have served,” said Senator Mike Martucci. “This event is a great way to bring families together to commemorate those who have given their lives for our country.”
About Resorts World Catskills
Located in the heart of New York's Catskill region, Resorts World Catskills (RWC) Casino Resort offers guests unmatched experiences in excitement, entertainment, and luxury. The integrated casino resort includes an 18-story all-suite hotel, and a casino featuring 100,000 square feet of gaming action including 150 live Las-Vegas style table games, 1,600 state-of-the art slot machines, a poker room, private gaming salons and a 100-seat sportsbook lounge. The casino resort also offers 10 varied bar and restaurant experiences, which includes an Italian steakhouse created by celebrity chef Scott Conant, and year-round live entertainment at the 2,500-seat RW Epicenter, casino bars and lounges. The luxurious hotel located within Resorts World Catskills is comprised of 332 suites, the Crystal Life Spa, two indoor pools, and two fitness centers. The integrated casino resort also includes additional stay and play destinations on its campus, including The Alder, an adjacent 101-room lifestyle hotel featuring the first Topgolf Swing Suites in New York State, and Dos Gatos, a cantina-style Mexican eatery and the recently opened Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark, and will be expanded to include a Rees Jones redesigned golf course.
$25.00Apr 8 - Jul 31
$25.00Apr 8 - Jul 31
$20.00Apr 8 - Jul 31
5k Run for athletes age 10-under
$10.00Apr 8 - Jul 31
- August 1 8:45 AM EDT - 10K Run
- August 1 8:45 AM EDT - 5K Run
- August 1 8:45 AM EDT - 5K Walk
- Event contact
- Orshii Boldiis
- +1 845-239-2107