Locations: Oakwood Cemetery, 50 101st. Street, Troy, NY 12180

Registration details: $25 runner/$5 walker online registration by 12 p.m. on October 30, or $30 runner/$10 walker day-of (on-site) registration.

Click here to Register as an Individual
Click here to Form a Team

Packet pick-up:
Friday 10/31
4PM-8PM
Best Fitness - Albany
911 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206

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). 

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: TBA

Pet policy: TBA

Costume contest/policy: Please remember that Oakwood 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: All non-handicapped accessible parking will be located at Oakwood Bible Church, 260 Oakwood Avenue, Troy NY 12180. Please make every effort to carpool as parking is limited and allow time to walk to the cemetery. There will be limited shuttle service available.

Directions: If using GPS please use “186 Oakwood Avenue, Troy NY 12180” 

From The South:
Take 787 North.
Take Exit for Route 7 East.
While on Collar City Bridge, get into far Left lane.
Proceed across Collar City Bridge.
Continue up Hoosick Street.
At 2nd set of lights, get into Left hand turn lane.
Take a Left onto Oakwood Avenue.
Proceed on Oakwood Avenue

From The West:
Take Route 7 East.
While on Collar City Bridge, get into far Left lane.
Proceed across Collar City Bridge.
Continue up Hoosick Street.
At 2nd set of lights, get into Left hand turn lane.
Take a Left onto Oakwood Avenue.
Proceed on Oakwood Avenue 

From The North:
Take Route 87 South.
Take Exit 7 for Route 7 East.
While on Collar City Bridge, get into far Left lane.
Proceed across Collar City Bridge.
Continue up Hoosick Street.
At 2nd set of lights, get into Left hand turn lane.
Take a Left onto Oakwood Avenue.
Proceed on Oakwood Avenue