EVENT WEEKEND SCHEDULE - 2019
Doors Open Sunday at 3pm - front entrance, Ontario Science Centre, our huge indoor space is upstairs. The Monster Maze opens at 3:15 pm, and there will be a few breaks in this schedule to give the zombies, witches and ghosts a break, its exhausting scaring people in case you didn't know!
Race Start Times:
Spooky Mile: 4:15 - 4:30 pm (it varies depending on how fast we can herd cats, we mean, kids)
10k Run: 5:30 pm
5k Run: 6:00 pm
After Run Party: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our returning 2019 Venue Partner the Ontario Science Centre has limited FREE parking and if this space fills up its only $5 when you show your Monster Dash ID. NEW in 2019 we will START and FINISH our events UP TOP near the main entrance, not down below like in 2017 and 2018. After 4:30 pm all Monsters arriving get free parking anyway!
Watch some Videos from the first two years....
Crazy Water Station Training Video
2012 - 2016 Highlight Reel Collection
2012 Event Highlights, the First Year!
2013 Event Highlights, Year #2!
The Spooky Mile for kids goes off first, making the best use of daylight to ensure maximum safety. Given the relative short distance, the participants usually finish in 10-20 minutes. Moms and dads, aunts and uncles, etc are encouraged to run beside the really little ones for free.
All three events Start and Finish under the sssspppoookkyyy Start Line.
4:00 PM - 4:30 pm Start Time for the Spooky Mile, NEW in 2018 we'll have Wave Starts to accomodate a record number of little Monsters.
Next, we gather for the 10K start..
5:30 PM Start Time for the 10km
and, last but not least, the 5k starts at 6:00 pm, timed so that both 10K and 5K runners finish the event at approximately the same time. UNDER THE SCARIEST FINISH LINE EVER (see below)!!!
Finally, everyone is invited for the official Monster Dash After Party! This all takes place indoors at the Ontario Science Centre in their HUGE space. FYI you must buy a ticket to the Science Centre separately IF you want to arrive early and see their exhibits. Save 20% on entrance fees this day by showing your bib or showing your registration email confirmation. If it rains, dress appropriately while outside during the run. Indoor Washrooms!
Enjoy live entertainment, refreshments, prize presentations, costume winners and much more.
4:00 - 4:30 pm - Spooky Mile
5:30 pm - 10k Run
6:00 pm - 5k Run
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm After Party, in the Temporary Show Hall down at the back of the Science Centre!