Location: Holy Cross Cemetery, 2900 S. Park Ave, Lackawanna, NY 14218

Registration details: $25 runner/$5 walker online registration by 9 a.m. on October 16, or $30 runner/$10 walker day-of (on-site) registration. 

Click here to Register as an Individual
Click here to Form a Team
Click here to download our race application

Packet pick-up: Early packet pick-up will be available from 12pm-6pm on 10/16/14 at the Fleet Feet store located at 2290 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, NY. Packet pick-up is also available the morning of the event at Holy Cross Cemetery beginning at 8:30 a.m. 

Route Details: To view the CERTIFIED 5K course click here. To view the CERTIFIED 10K course click here.

Timing Provided by: Race Management Solutions

While there is no minimum fundraising for this event, we encourage you to use the fundraising tools we have available below. We also encourage you to publicize your participation in this event on your Facebook page and to send out emails and letters requesting donations from friends and family members. All proceeds from this event benefit people and families affected by MS through education, support, advocacy, and research funded by the National MS Society. 

Pledge Form: Use this pledge form to track your donors and send ‘thank you’ notes. Feel free to make copies. This form is for your use. You do not need to turn it in to us. 

Thank you receipts: These handy receipts can be downloaded and given to any of your donors who contribute $250 or less. All donations are tax deductible. Your donor’s cleared check or credit card transaction also serves as a receipt. Donors giving $75 or more will automatically receive an acknowledgement letter from the National MS Society by the end of 2014. If you prefer, we will send you pre-printed donation receipts. Contact us at nyrevents@nmss.org, or 1-800-344-4867 (press 2) ext. 70347. 

5K Fundraising Tips & Sample Letters

Monster Scramble 5K/10K poster: Please help us spread the word! Download and print this poster to hang at your local gym or coffee shop. Thank you in advance!

Stroller policy: Strollers are welcomed on the race course!

Pet policy: Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on cemetery grounds.

Costume contest/policy: Please remember that Holy Cross Cemetery is a final resting place. Please show respect by choosing your costume with good taste in mind for this family-friendly occasion.Costumes that portray violence, appear provocative, or incorporate offensive behavior will not be allowed at the event. Participants may be asked to change if their costume is deemed inappropriate by an event staff member. 

Parking: Parking is available in the Knights of Columbus parking lot located at 2838 South Park Avenue, Lackawanna, NY 14218.

Directions:
From the North
Take I-290 E
Take exit 51-61 to merge onto I-90 W toward Erie
Keep right to continue on US-219 S, follow signs for Orchard Park/​Springville
Exit onto Ridge Rd toward W Lackawanna
Turn left onto South Park Ave
Destination will be on the left

From the South
Take I-90 E
Take exit 56 toward NY-179/​Mile Strip Rd/​Blasdell/​Orchard Park
Turn right onto NY-179/​Mile Strip Expy
Take the 1st right onto South Park Ave
Destination will be on the right 

From the East
Take I-90 W
Keep right to continue on US-219 S, follow signs for Orchard Park/​Springville
Exit onto Ridge Rd toward W Lackawanna
Turn left onto South Park Ave
Destination will be on the left