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Monster Scramble 5K/10K: Capital District

Date: 11/1/2014

Location: Oakwood Cemetery

Map: http://goo.gl/maps/nTwQX

Time: 8:30am registration/check-in, 10am start

Contact Information:
Molly VanUllen
518-464-0112
molly.vanullen@nmss.org

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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 nyrevents@nmss.org with any questions you might have.  Thank you!

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

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

Parking: All non- handicapped parking will be located at Oakwood Bible Church 260 Oakwood Avenue, 1 mile from the start finish. Parking is limited please make every effort to carpool. A school bus shuttle will be running from 8:15am to 10:00am please arrive to the parking area no later than 9:30 to ensure enough time to get to the start finish, register or  pick up your shoe tag and be ready for the race kick off!

Handicapped parking will be located in the cemetery.

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

Stroller policy: No strollers

Pet policy: No pets

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.

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!

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

 

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