The weekend of May 6th-May 8th was predicted to be a washout by many forecasters at the Jersey Coast. The information that the weather bureau does not have – is the track record for the Annual Sandy Hook Lighthouse run. During the past 8 races, the morning was cloudy and rainy while the volunteers arrived and set up the signage, registration tents. Members of the sponsor Eatontown Lions Club, the NJ Blind Citizens Association, and the true facilitator - the Jersey Shore Running Club – have worked to tempt the forecast and hold the event.
I am pleased to announce that in the face of driving winds, coastline flood advisories and winds that exceeded 40 mph – once again – the rain stopped ten minutes before the start of the race and waited until we had cleaned up to resume pummeling the coast. Some may call it magic, but we believe that Mother Nature is a true fan of this event – (and on Mother’s Day weekend). 70 runners, walkers and a determined seeing eye puppy named Yuki - took their positions on the starting line and completed the 15th Lighthouse Run. The wind gusts provided some interesting challenges as some wondered if the run might turn into a swim given that the run takes place entirely along the bay! Thanks to the dedication of the runners and volunteers, we were able to exceed our donation targets for the NJ Blind Citizens Association and Camp Happiness – a local NJ bayside resource dedicated to aiding those in the community. The cause is tremendous as they are currently looking to reach out to other community resources to provide the best in care and technology. One of those resources is the Eatontown Lions Club who initiated and sponsored this race with the intent on providing direct support in the form of every registration dollar going directly to the Association.
Please check out these organizations for other fundraising opportunities and a tour of the facility located in Leonardo NJ. Attached is the award-winning result page from yesterday’s run! Happy Mother’s Day!
Thank you to all and next year will be rain-less as always – no matter what you think you hear. Results are posted below for this years’ awards.
Click Here for results and more information from the race.
The next general club meeting with be on Tuesday, May 31st at 7:15 pm. We will meet at the Allaire Community Farm, located at 1923 Baileys Corner Rd., Wall, NJ. The meeting is open to all club members. This is a great opportunity to meet your fellow members and find out what's new with the club. If you new to the club, come out and introduce yourself and pick up your FREE member hat. We always have great giveaways and food and beverages in between the club chatter about past and upcoming races.
Where? Allaire Community Farm, 1923 Baileys Corner Rd., Wall, NJ
When? May 31st, 7:15 PM
TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR THE 2022 MAYOR’S ROCK & ROLL FOR RECREATION EVENT on Thursday, April 28th to Benefit the Asbury Park Summer Recreation Program
The City of Asbury Park is preparing for the Mayor’s Rock & Roll for Recreation fundraiser scheduled for Thursday, April 28, 2022 from 6-10pm at The Stone Pony located at 913 Ocean Avenue in Asbury Park. Tickets are $85 and will include a fun-filled evening featuring live music, a buffet dinner, one-hour open bar and silent auction, with all proceeds benefiting the Asbury Park Summer Recreation Program.
This year’s Mayor’s Rock & Roll for Recreation fundraiser is a high-energy update of the famed Rodeo for Recreation which has raised over $100,000 in funding for the Asbury Park Summer Recreation Program since 2016. Sponsorships for the event are still available. Top tier sponsors to date include: The Asbury Hotel, AP Toy Drive, Jersey Shore Running Club, Stone Pony, Chamber of Commerce, Sackman Enterprises, RentAsburyPark, Pepsi, Madison Marquette, Light of Day Foundation, Home Drug Store, Breakwater, NJ Natural Gas, First Atlantic, First Energy, SeaHearNow, Ansell, Grimm and Aaron, Kivitt, Delisa, Millennium, and The Coaster.
For the health and safety of our attendees, proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test result within 72 hours of event will be required for entry.
To purchase tickets, visit www.cityofasburypark.com/tickets
Link to tickets for the event
The Jersey Shore Running Club In partnership with Bar Anticipation is pleased to present the 17th Annual Lake Como Spring Break 5k on Saturday, April 23rd @ 10 am. Can't run? Take our 2 mile walk option. Don't miss out!!! This is a chip timed event by CompuScore and there will be age group awards. Proceeds from this race benefit Team Shamrock & Tunnel to Towers.
JSRC members receive a $3 discount on the registration fee. A BBQ Bash @ Bar Anticipation immediately following the race.
Shirt/Bib pickup will be Friday night , April 22nd at Bar A from 6 thru 8pm.
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The Jersey Shore Running Club Official Club Gear Store is open with over 30 items, including gift cards to choose from. Club Members receive a discount on all non-clearance items. Members have been emailed the current discount code to be used at the time of "checkout." If you have misplaced your discount code, please request it in an email to: email@example.com.
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The Jersey Shore Running Club's 41st annual Hashathon took place on Sunday, November 14th at Cheesequake State Park in Old Bridge. The race proceeds benefited “Mary’s Place by the Sea", a retreat in Ocean Grove that provides comfort to women who have been diagnosed with cancer. Mary’s Place offers a retreat that can include massages, yoga, support group discussions…etc. It gives the medically challenged the opportunity to heal mind, body and spirit. Check out the recent coverage of the check presentation caught on local Channel 12 news.