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Monster Dash 5K and Kids' Fun Run

Sun October 29, 2023 Spokane, WA 99203 US Directions

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Lower Manito Park Picnic Shelter
1702 S Grand Blvd
Spokane, WA US 99203


Spokane's Premier Halloween 5K Race and Kids' Fun Run.  Bring your costume.  Bring your shoes.  Let's dash!

Join us for the 15th Annual Monster Dash 5K Race and Kids' Fun Run, held in beautiful Manito Park on Spokane's South Hill. Enjoy autumn leaves. Show off your look. Run with friends. Monsters welcome.

Bib and T-Shirt Pickup available on October 28th from 1-4pm at Fleet Feet in Kendall Yards.

Race Day - Sunday October 29, 2023

9:00am - Day-of bib and t-shirt pickup at the Lower Manito Park Picnic Shelter.

10:00am - The starting gun sounds to kick off the 5K Race. Dash!

11:00am - The Kids' Fun Run begins. Move those monster toes!

The Kids’ Run is offered at 1-mile, half-mile, and quarter-mile distances, each ending with candy goodie bags as kids cross the finish line. Grownups are welcome to walk or run next to their children on the entire course.

The 5K Race will be chip timed. Many parents complete the 5K on their own, then meet their children for the Fun Run. We love a family dash!

There will be prizes for overall winners and ribbons for age category winners.  Don’t forget, prizes for the best costumes!


All proceeds from the race are donated to Active4Youth, a local non-profit that believes that by teaching sports and introducing healthy activities to children at a young age, we can begin to address the alarming rise of childhood obesity, while providing children with a safe place to play after school. Its elementary running program is provided at no cost to children in Spokane Public Schools, West Valley School District, and Central Valley School District.

$35 - 5K Race with T-Shirt 

$17 - Kids' Fun Run with T-Shirt 

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