Location: Mount Hope Cemetery, North Gate Entrance, 1133 Mt. Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620

Registration details: $25 runner/$5 walker online registration by 9 a.m. on October 17, 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 take place on October 18th from 9am-5pm at Fleet Feet Rochester-The Armory located at 155 Culver Road, Suite 100, Rochester. Packet pick-up is also available the morning of the event at Mount Hope Cemetery beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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 allowed at the event and on the one mile stroll.  However, we cannot allow strollers on the 5K or 10K course for safety precautions and to get accurate timing for the race.

Pet policy: No pets are allowed at this event.

Costume contest/policy: Please remember that Mount Hope 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: There will be parking available at 1000 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, with a shuttle to and from the event provided by Apple Transportaion. Shuttles will start running at 8am and end at 1pm.

From the North
Take NY-390 S.
Take exit 16A for E River Rd toward NY-15.
Make a slight left onto E River Rd.
Turn left onto NY-15 N/W Henrietta Rd.
Continue to follow NY-15 N.
The entrance is on your left in about 1.5 miles, past the main entrance, past Castle Park, before Robinson Dr. 

From the East
Take I-490 W.
Take exit 17 for Goodman St.
Turn left onto Goodman St S.
Turn right onto Highland Ave.
Turn right onto Mt. Hope Ave
The entrance is on your left in about .3 miles, past Castle Park, before Robinson Dr. 

From the South
Take I-390 N.
Take exit 16 for New York 15A/E Henrietta Rd toward NY-15/W Henrietta Rd.
Turn right onto New York 15A N/E Henrietta Rd.
Make a slight right onto Mt Hope Ave.
The entrance is on your left in about .9 miles, past Castle Park, before Robinson Dr. 

From the West
Take NY-19 S/Main St.
Turn left onto NY-31/Brockport Spencerport Rd.
Take exit toward Rochester.
Merge onto NY-531 E.
Keep left at the fork, follow signs for I-490 E and merge onto I-490 E.
Take exit 12 toward Broad St.
Merge onto Allen St.
Turn right onto W Broad St.
Continue onto Ford St, keep right to stay on Ford St.
At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Ford St.
Turn right onto Mt Hope Ave.
The entrance will be on your right, past Robinson Dr, before Castle Park.