Menands Monster Mile & 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, August 23, Rain or Shine

We are proud to announce the first annual Menands Monster Mile and 5K Run/Walk to kick off Childhood Obesity Prevention Month. Registration is open to register yourself, your children, and family to walk or run!

Have questions about registration? Call Rebecca at 426-7181, Ext. 352


>>Register here for the 5K, Monster Mile and Dugout Dash


>>See the proposed 5K route


Events include:

  • 9:30 am: Mini Monster Dugout Dash – 300m dash for children up to 5 years of age (child care is not provided at this event)

  • 10:00 am: Monster Mile – free and open to all ages to walk or run

  • 10:30 am: 5K - FREE t-shirt with registration  – open to all ages to walk or run - strollers welcome!

    • Early registration fee $20 before July 16

    • Regular registration fee $23 from July 16 - August 16

    • Late/same day registration fee $25 after August 16

  • 11:00 am: Cash awards  for top 3 male and female finishers and a special prize for one lucky runner from Fleet Feet

  • Throughout the day: Family friendly events to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Village of Menands

The Smile Monster will be making an appearance at the event so be sure to stop to get your picture taken.





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The Capital District Child Care Council is a private, not-for-profit 501C3 organization which always needs additional resources to support its work on behalf of children and families. All contributions are tax deductible.


Sponsorship Opportunities


Don't miss this opportunity to show your support and promote your business at the same time. The Child Care Council will be widely promoting the 5K throughout the Greater Capital Region to runners, families, teachers, child care providers, through the media, Facebook, Twitter, newsletters, e-news, and more!

Sponsored by:



Mae La Corporation






Farrell Bros


Gerome Tech

Community Gardens


Satch Sales