Milton’s Monster Dash to take place Oct. 30

Monster Dash 2018 - photo by Jimmy CoyneMonster Dash 2018 - photo by Jimmy Coyne
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Milton’s Monster Dash to take place Oct. 30

About the Milton Monster Dash & Sam’s Fund

The Milton Monster Dash is organized by the Milton Foundation for Education (MFE), a non-profit organization that funds innovative programs and opportunities for Milton Public School students that are beyond the reach of the Milton Public School’s budget.

All proceeds from the Monster Dash benefit the Sam Cichello Memorial Fund which was created in 1999 in loving memory of Sam Cichello, a Tucker Elementary School student who died following a tragic playground accident.

To honor Sam’s love of science, proceeds from the Monster Dash & Sam’s Fund support science enrichment in all six of Milton’s public schools.

  • Tucker Elementary School
  • Glover Elementary School
  • Cunningham Elementary School
  • Collicot Elementary School
  • Pierce Middle School
  • Milton High School

“In loving memory of Sam Cichello. Supporting Science Enrichment in Milton’s Public Schools.”

Event Information – 5K

  • 5K Run / Walk
  • T-shirts only guaranteed for pre-registered runners
  • Recognition of top adult finishers

Event Information – Kids Fun Ticket

  • Ages 10 and under
  • Costume Fun
  • Cost: $7 per child

NOTE – Any child registered for the 5K automatically has access to Kids Costume Activities. Your child’s bib is their ticket.


  • 8:30 – Sensory kids run – Registration Opens & DJ Starts
  • 9:00 Kids fun run
  • 9:30 Costume Contest
  • 10:00 – 5 K Race

Family Discount

We understand that some families are larger than others and we don’t want a family’s size and corresponding registration fee to be the deciding factor in whether they can participate. So, we created a Family Discount.

A Family Discount caps the total registration cost at $75 for families who have up to 6 people participating in either the 5K and/or Kids Fun Ticket. If a family’s total registration cost for all members exceeds $75, they should choose the “Family Discount” option during the very first record entered during their registration session. It doesn’t matter whether family members choose 5K or Kids Fun. To add family members, choose “Add Additional Participant” at the Cost Summary page until all family members are registered.

To take advantage of the Family Discount you will need to choose “Family Discount” at the very beginning of your registration session. Choose Additional Individual to add family members. When all family members have been entered, continue and finalize registration session.

* NOTE * – The Family Discount option is intended to be used for immediate family members only. Please use this feature appropriately.


The standard “Milton 5K Course”

Edge Hill to Gun Hill to Randolph to Centre to Brook to Governors to Edge Hill to Finish Line… and Glory.

Directions & Parking

Directions to Cunningham Hall within Cunningham Park:

  • Cunningham Hall is at 75 Edge Hill Road, Milton, MA 02186.
  • Take Edge Hill or Pleasant Street and make a right / left into Cunningham Park , which is across the street from Cunningham / Collicot schools.


Parking is available on street or in the Cunningham / Collicot School parking lots. No parking within main Cunningham Hall parking lot.

Location: The event will be held at Cunningham Park, 75 Edge Hill Rd, Milton, MA 02186


T-shirts are for 5K runners only and are guaranteed to only the first 700 pre-registered runners. T-shirts are not offered for the Kids Fun Ticket.

If you are registering your child for the Kids Fun Ticket, please choose “No T-Shirt – Registering for Kids Fun Run”.
Awards & Race Recognition

Awards will be given to these groups upon completion of the race:

Overall Winners: 1st Place Male & Female

Age Groups:

  • 0-11 1st Place Boys & Girls
  • 12-14 1st Place Boys & Girls
  • 15-18 1st Place Male & Female

Pre-Race Bib Pick-up & Early

An early pre-race bib pick-up session is scheduled for Saturday, October 30th 9-2 pm at Cunningham Hall. We strongly encourage participants – especially large teams – to take advantage of this early bib pick-up session and avoid the lines Sunday morning. Team captains can pick-up all bibs for their team.

Get your bib, t-shirt, and SWAG Saturday… You’ll thank yourself Sunday morning.

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