Providence RI

October 27, 2024

Event Details


Join us for the annual Providence Monster dash on Sunday, October 27, 2024 in Downtown Providence, RI. Celebrate Halloween FUN with loved ones and run or walk this FUN Halloween 5K. Don’t forget the kids! Our kids race is open to children 12 and under. Parents are welcome to run with their kids. After the race, join us for an epic after party (details TBA)!


Looking for an extra challenge this fall? The Providence Monster Dash 5K also serves as the second race in the Run Rhody Grand Slam, a four-race series from September through December. Select the Grand Slam bundle at registration and save on the Downtown 5K, Providence Monster Dash, Rhode Island Family Turkey Trot, and Downtown Jingle 5K entry fees. Please note, the first race of the series, the IGT Downtown 5K, is on Sunday, September 15th. Complete the four-race series and earn the 2024 Run Rhody Grand Slam finisher’s medal as well as a Run Rhody hat!



$100 for the best individual costume.
$200 for the best team costume. Minimum of three people for the team costume contest.

To enter, see our race photographer at the finish line before the race. After the race, finalists will be shared on social media for public voting. Winners in each category will be announced on Monday, October 28th on social media and email.


Kids Dash Run
Approximately 1/4 mile for ages 12 and under.
Parents may run with their children.
9:30 am Start Time.

5K Run/Walk
3.1 Miles. As always, walkers are welcome.
Please Note: no pets allowed and strolled must start in the back for safety reasons.
10am Start Time.


5K Run/Walk
$32 to 8/1/2024
$34 9/1/2024 to 9/30/2024
$36 10/1/2024 to 10/26/2024
$40 Race Weekend Walk Up Registration
*Online registration closes at 7p.m. on 10/26/2024
** T-Shirts are not guaranteed for walk up registrations.

Kids Run
$17 to 8/1/2024
$18 9/1/2024 to 9/30/2024
$19 10/1/2024 to 10/26/2024
$20 Race Weekend Walk Up Registration

Sorry no refunds and no pets allowed. If running with a stroller, please start in the back for safety reasons.



Pre-Race Packet Pickup

Friday, October 25th, 2024
3pm – 6pm
Marathon Sports
Level One, Providence Place, Providence, RI
* Free 2 Hour Parking Available at Mall

Saturday, October 26, 2024
11am – 5pm
Marathon Sports
Level 1, 1 Providence Place, Providence, RI
* Free 2 Hour Parking Available at Mall

Race Day Packet Pickup

Saturday, October 27, 2024
South Water Street, Pawtucket, RI
8:30am – 10am

Walk up registrations will be accepted on Saturday and Sunday.
Please Note: Race t-shirts are not guaranteed for walk up registrations on race day.



Individual Awards

Top 3
Winners (Under 19)
Winners (age 20-29)
Winners (age 30-39)
Winners (age 40-49)
Winners (age 50-59)
Winners (age 60-69)
Winners (age 70+)

Individual awards are scored on gun time.

Top 3 Boys/Girls in Kids race.

Team Award
Prize will be awarded to the top overall team.
Top 3 score based on chip time.
No limit on Team size.
Online entry for Teams only.

Course Description


Registration Info


Monster Dash 5K

$32 to 8/31/2024
$34 9/1/2024 to 0/30/2024
$36 10/1/2024 to 10/26/2024
$40 Race Day

Monster Dash Youth Races

$15 to 9/30/2024
$17 10/1/2023 to 10/26/2024
$20 Race Day

Age 1 to 12. Parents can run with kids)
Youth race distance is approximately 1/4 mile.


Online Registration ends 10/26/2024 at 7:00 p.m

T-Shirt and Medal Info



This race proudly supports Amos House and the important work they do to serve our community.

Post Race Party



South Water St, Providence RI