Online registration is now closed—but you can still sign up!  If you would like to register for this event, we ask that you do so on the morning of the event at the registration table beginning at 8:30am.  The fee for a runner is $30 and the fee for a walker is $10.  Please contact us at: 1-800-344-4867 (press #2) or with any questions you might have.  Thank you!

Registration details: $30 runner/$10 walker day-of (on-site) registration. 

Location: Fishkill Rural Cemetery, 801 Route 9, Fishkill, NY 12524

Parking: Handicapped Parking will be located at Fishkill Rural Cemetery.

ALL non-handicapped accessible parking will be located at the Employee lot of  SplashDown Beach (16 Old Route 9 W, Fishkill, NY 12524) When you enter on Old Rt. 9 parking lot is on the right at the top of the hill. Parking is .3 miles from the start finish location, please follow parking arrows and directional volunteers. No shuttle service will be available.

Route Details: Please note the course is a 1.55 mile loop. The 5K will run it twice and the 10K will run it 4 times. Portions of the course are on packed gravel.

Packet pick-up:
Friday 10/24/14
Gold’s Gym - Fishkill
982 Main St
Fishkill, NY 12524

Stroller Policy: No strollers

Pet policy: No pets

Costume contest/policy: Please remember that Fishkill Rural 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.

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, or 1-800-344-4867 (press 2). 

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!

From the North (Kingston)
Follow US-9W S/Albany Post Rd S/Frank Koenig Blvd
Take the ramp onto NY-55 E/US-44 E
Turn Right to merge onto U.S 9 S toward Wappingers Falls/Hyde Park
Continue to Follow U.S 9 S
Splashdown Water Park will be on your right followed by the Fishkill Rural Cemetery