MONSTERS, GHOULS AND ALL THINGS FRIGHTFUL ARE LACING UP THEIR SNEAKERS FOR THE 3rd ANNUAL MONSTER DASH! FAMILY 5K
AND LITTLE GOBLINS RUN
-- Humans and Other Ghastly Creatures Invited to Join the Family Friendly 5K and Fun Run Through Historic Grant Park
on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 8:30 A.M. --
ATLANTA – (Sept. 29, 2011) – Get your scream ready. The Monster Dash 5K is back in Grant Park for the third consecutive year, along with a 1 Mile Fun Run, as well as a Little Goblins Run for children five years old and younger.
Families are encouraged to come in costume, bring the strollers and start their weekend with a heart-pumping run/walk through beautiful Grant Park. All proceeds from the event will benefit GPCP.
All pre-registered participants for the 5K and 1 Mile receive a long-sleeved, 100 percent cotton event shirt as well as a goody bag including one general admission ticket to Zoo Atlanta and gift certificates at area restaurants including Agave, Doc Chey’s, Grant Park Coffeehouse, Six Feet Under and Tin Lizzy’s.
What: The Monster Dash! Family 5K run/walk, 1 Mile Fun Run, and Little Goblins Run benefitting the Grant Park Cooperative Preschool (www.GPCP.org)
When: Saturday, October 15, 2011
7:30 a.m. – Race Day Registration Starts
8:30 a.m. – 5k Run/Walk Starts
9:00 a.m. – 1 Mile Fun Run Start
9:30 a.m. – Little Goblin Run
Where: Zoo Atlanta parking lot, off of Cherokee Ave. in Grant Park
800 Cherokee Ave., SE, Atlanta, Ga. 30315
Fees: Early Registration (ends Oct. 12) at www.GPCP.org/MonsterDash or
www.Active.com -- $20
Race Day Registration -- $25
1 Mile Fun Run Only -- $15
Little Goblins Run -- Free
Awards: Awards presented to first overall male and female; top finishers in 13 age categories, masters male/female, single stroller and double stroller male/female. Awards to first overall male/female Fun Run and to all Little Goblins Run participants.
Sponsors: Six Feet Under, Intown Pediatrics, Red Robin Group, Grant Park Coffeehouse, FitWit, Biergarden, Max’s Pizza, Pachman.Richardson, Zoo Atlanta, Tin Lizzy’s, Kudzu Studios, Holcomb Insurance, Publix, Agave, Intown Doc Chey’s, Healthy Hound, and Aaron Watson.
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