Dress Up & Run Contest

Click here for the 2020 and 2019 winners!

“Macho Man and Hulk Hogan” – 2018 first place winner in individual/duo division

If you’ve participated in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k before, you know you see some crazy, extravagant and creative costumes out there on the course. If you haven’t participated before, check out the photos on this page and you’ll understand. Maybe you’ll smile, maybe you’ll laugh and maybe you’ll be inspired to take part in the Dress Up & Run Contest yourself. You can win money even if you don’t win the race!

How to participate

  • You must be a registered participant in the 2022 Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k, and you must wear your bib number.
  • Check in at the Dress Up & Run Contest tent on the north side of Broad Street near Shafer Street between 6:45 and 10 a.m. prior to your race start time.
  • You must wear your costume while you participate in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k.
  • Winners will be posted on Monday afternoon, April 25. Criteria for winning includes creativity, originality, craftsmanship, enthusiasm and theme.


Best Group Entry
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place


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