DO Monster Dash - VIRTUAL

Sun October 25 - Sat October 31 East Lansing, MI 48824 US Directions

The Student Osteopathic Medical Association's annual charity, Monster Dash 5k run/walk, can be run at participant's convenience from October 25th-October 31st. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the race will be ran virtually. A map will be provided if participant's wish to run/walk on the beautiful campus of Michigan State University, however, this is not required. Registration fee includes a t-shirt and participation medals. All proceeds will benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation and Families Against Narcotics. St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a wonderful organization that funds research to find cures for childhood cancers and provide survivors with long and healthy lives.  Families Against Narcotics (FAN) mission and vision is to raise awareness of the opiate drug abuse epidemic, and aim to reduce the stigma of addiction through education about prescription and illegal drug abuse. Last year, with the help of all participants and donors, we were able to raise $3,600 for these wonderful organizations. With your help, we hope to meet or exceed that amount this year. If you are unable or do not desire to participate in the 5k but would like to show your support towards these causes, donations of any amount are appreciated and can be given through

Registration fee is $25

Special Group/Family pricing! Register 3 or more people at the same time and receive $3 off per person!

Referral program Participants can encourage others to sign up by sharing a unique link and the participants who refer the most will be given prizes! 

If participants choose to run the MSU campus 5k map, the route will start and finish behind Fee Hall. Course map attached below. Please practice proper social distancing by staying at least 6ft apart from others. 

Participants may log on to after the race to log their time and see where they placed, however, prizes per age group will not be given out this year.

T-shirts, medals, and race packets will be distributed on MSU campus through social distanced pick up sites, however, there is also an option to mail at no additional cost if participants choose. 

Please feel free to contact with any question or concerns. 

Donate and SAVE!

If you are unable to participate in the run/walk but would still like to donate, you can do so below! Any amount is appreciated greatly. 

If you are a participant, you are eligible for donate and save! When you donate $50 you'll receive a discount of $10 off your 5k race entry fee. Donate $25 and you'll receive $5 off your 5k race entry fee. Follow the steps during registration and on the donation step, the discount will be taken during checkout.

Thank you so much for your support!

Poster Flyer 2020
Course Map

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Virtual event
East Lansing, MI US 48824
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