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Crosslake Monster Dash 5K, Spooktacular Halloween Party set Oct. 26

The fourth annual Crosslake Monster Dash 5K is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Crosslake Community Center.

The run will feature chip timing by Karma Race Management. Free child care for ages 4-10 is offered during the race. Prizes for best costumes and race divisions will be offered.

The day will get under way at 8:30 a.m. with registration. At 9:30 a.m., the children’s Spirit Sprint will begin for ages 4-10. Children who register for the Spirit Sprint will receive a long-sleeved shirt, refreshments and candy. At 9:45 a.m., the supervised children’s program with fun activities will be held inside the community center while parents participate in the Dash.

At 10:15 a.m., the Monster Dash will begin, featuring both walkers and runners. Registrants will receive a long-sleeved shirt, refreshments and the chance to win prizes from local businesses.

All proceeds from the event will go to the Park and Library Foundation of Crosslake (PAL), which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that supports parks, recreation and library services for the greater Crosslake area.

Registration is $25 through Oct. 21; then the cost is $30. Registration for the children’s Spirit Sprint is $15 through Oct. 21 and $20 after that date.

Registration for the kids does not include the 5K race. If children would like to participate in both the 5K and the Spirit Sprint they must register in the adult division.

“Like us” on Facebook to have the chance to receive discounts and prizes before the event. Registration is available at or the Crosslake Community Center.

The 14th annual Spooktacular Children’s Halloween Party with games, prizes and candy will run from noon to 2 p.m. at the Crosslake Community Center, sponsored by the local Lions Clubs.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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