Great Barrington: Monster Dash set for Oct. 27

Monday October 22, 2012

Fairview Hospital will host its Monster Dash on Saturday, Oct. 27, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at 10 Maple Ave., the site of Fairview's Outpatient Rehabilitation Service.

The event includes a 5K run/walk and a 1-mile fun walk. All ages and abilities are welcome to run and walk and people are encouraged to wear a costume. Festive refreshments and special treats for the kids will also be offered.

The pre-registration entry fee to run is $13 (by Oct. 23), $20 the day of the event. The fee for the 1-mile fun walk will be $7 per person with a maximum of $20 per family. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

Prizes will be awarded for the top racers including the first three male and female finishers in the 5k as well as the following 5k age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and over. Several prizes will also be awarded for costumes.

The event is sponsored by Fairview Hospital's Recreation Association. Proceeds raised will be donated to HospiceCare in the Berkshires.

For more information, contact Vicki Coons at Fairview Outpatient Rehabilitation at (413) 528-8600, ext. 5142.


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