Please note that in order to accommodate for everyone’s potential Halloween plans, we’ve moved the October JSRC Club Meeting from Tuesday the 31st to Tuesday the 24th. The location of the meeting remains unchanged. We will be meeting upstairs at the Manasquan Hook & Ladder #1 Firehouse at 33 Abe Vorhees Drive, Manasquan, NJ 08736. The meeting will begin at 7:15PM as usual.
On Saturday October 7th, Manasquan Elks Lodge #2534 will welcome the 29th Annual Just Us Girls 5K to the Sea Girt Army Camp in Sea Girt, NJ. This annual event raises money to help the fight against breast cancer with the race starting at 9:30AM followed by a free post-race buffet and celebration at the Manasquan Elks Lodge at 17 Stockton Lane Blvd. Just Us Girls is a 501 (C) (3) organization that directly advocates for women and men in Monmouth and Ocean counties who have been traumatized by breast cancer. All profits are returned to the community through individual financial awards and annual scholarships. Full information about the event along with registration information can be found here.
Run, Remember, Reflect and Resume. 22 years on, and it is still our duty and our honor to remember those who were lost on that terrible day in 2001. Once again the club had the distinct honor to organize and lead a memorial silent run on Monday, September 11, 2023. This solemn event has become a cornerstone of our annual calendar and we encourage you to join us next year in this moving and meaningful tribute to those members of the Jersey Shore community who were lost on that tragic day.
As we put a bow on Summer 2023, it's the perfect time to look back at all the fun we've had as an organization during the supposedly lazy, hazy days of summer! Certainly not much lazing about with a packed schedule of volunteering opportunities, club races, area races and a few parties thrown in for good measure. The Terry Bolan 5K, The Navesink 4, Saturday in the Park, JSRC Day at the Races & The Belmar 5 are just a few of the events from this year. Check out the photos below for a quick glimpse of the summer fun!
Over two hundred individual women runners and walkers are expected to join together at Thomson Park in Lincroft, NJ on Saturday August 26th, 2023 for the 30th Annual Saturday in the Park 5K “Women Taking Steps to Help Women", presented by the Jersey Shore Running Club. This fun-filled, rain or shine event, featuring a Women's 5K Run, Scenic 3-Mile Walk, and Children's Races (for boys and girls) raises funds for and promotes awareness of organizations that provide essential services to women and their children in Monmouth, Ocean, and Middlesex Counties.
Online registration and complete race information is available here. Please note the new start time this year for the 5K and 3-Mile Walk, which will both begin at 8:30AM. Children's races will follow at approximately 9:30AM. On-site, day of the race registration begins at 7:30AM. There is also a virtual 5K option for both men and women who do not feel comfortable at a race setting or cannot make the live event.
Prices for all events increase on the 15th of August so REGISTER now! Discounts available for JSRC members!
On Saturday, July 29th, come run (or walk!) the historic and scenic Navesink hills and dales! JSRC's 3rd annual Summer Navesink 4 Miler starts (and ends) at Bodman Park in Middletown, NJ. 9AM for the 4 mile run and 9:10AM for the 2 mile walk. This is a perfect mid-summer race to keep yourself in competition shape, and it comes with a great post-race party at Belford Brewing. Registration and full race information can be found here.
The 2023 Monmouth-Ocean County Special Olympics Track and Field Meet will be held Saturday, May 13, 2023 at Long Branch High School.
We need at least 30 (preferably more) volunteers to help with escorting athletes, scoring, timing, awards and other tasks associated with the event. Volunteers should plan on being at the high school by 8:30 AM. The meet is usually over by 2 or 3 PM. If you can't be there by 8:30 or can't stay the entire time, that's fine. Just let us know ahead of time so we can be sure we have appropriate coverage.
Online registration for volunteers is now open.
If you volunteer at only one event it should be this one. It’s an inspirational and very rewarding experience!
Another wet and windy day dawned on Saturday April 29th for the Lake Como Spring Break 5K, and yet several hundred runners proved their mettle and braved the elements for another successful and fun JSRC event benefitting Team Shamrock and Tunnel to Towers.
Thanks to Bar Anticipation for their partnership and support and for another fabulous post-race "Bar-A Bar-B-Q Bash" giving everyone a chance to celebrate their accomplishments, replenish their carbs and dry out their soggy running shoes! Thanks also to all the volunteers and race organizers who braved the elements to ensure a successful day.
Congratulations to all the overall, age group and category winners. Official race results available here.
Photo Credit: Dave DeMonico
On Saturday, April 1st, JSRC was once again the proud sponsor and host of the best running festival on the Jersey Shore - RunAPalooza 2023.
Combining a simultaneous start 5K, a Half Marathon and a Relay Marathon with the sites and sounds of historic Asbury Park and the surrounding shore communities, this is always a favorite on the annual Jersey Shore race calendar.
Despite the soggy, windy & chilly weather; nearly 3,000 runners braved the elements across the three races and celebrated their efforts with a boardwalk finish as thee rain was starting to abate and a fantastic after party at Porta restaurant.
The best part of the day, was the over $90,000 raised for local Jersey Shore charities! Looking forward to RunAPalooza 2024 on April 6, 2024 - Mark Your Calendars!
Jersey Shore Running Club's premiere sold-out RunAPalooza event will be held on Saturday, April 1.
RunAPalooza features the Jersey Shore Relay, Asbury Park Half Marathon and Jersey Shore 5K.
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Mark your Calendars for the JSRC Parade Club events:
BELMAR LAKE COMO PARADE Sunday, March 5, 2023 www.belmarparade.com
50th Annual Belmar Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade
JSRC Parade Team to meet in "front of Bar-A" at "around noon".
(Optional) Parade line up is North Blvd 11:30; parade starts at 12:30
ASBURY PARK Sunday, March 12, 2023 http://asburyparkstpatricksparade.com/
Send an email to Parade Coordinator in you are interested in Marching with the JSRC
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