Next JSRC Meeting
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 7:15 pm
Location: Deal Firehouse, 110 Brighton Ave
Come for the fun, news and a home-cooked meal by Scott Lewis!
Chat with club members and hear about past and upcoming races, events and share a great time!
If you want to become more active in your club, now's the time to speak up.
Meet the new President! And wish him Happy Birthday!
Friday, February 15th. EVENT IS at 7 PM ...please arrive a minimum of 15 minutes early to get a seat and not interrupt the ceremony.
Please come out and honor a great man and American hero in our very own running community, Joe Renzella. Jaime Hrzic will be presenting Joe Renzella with 2 awards - good conduct medal (3rd award) for the period 13 Feb.1970 through 12 Feb 1973 and the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service during the period 18 Oct 1968 to Sep.1969.
Joe was drafted into the Army in 1964 and served 10 years, doing 3 tours in Vietnam. He earned a total of thirty-five decorations for his bravery and valor under fire. Including nine Battle Stars; four Bronze Stars (two "With Valor", the highest designation); a Purple Heart and a Vietnamese Staff Service Medal, Second Class, National Defense Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, nine Campaign Stars, two Good Conduct Medals, two Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, six Overseas Combat Bars and three Service Stripes.
Anyone that knows Joe knows of his patriotism to our great country and his kind spirit. He is a very active member of JSRC always out there running with the flag in his patriotic attire. Please come out and honor Joe. There will be food from the VFW and a cash bar so if you plan on attending please RSVP on this event post or message Jaime Gallagher Hrzic. Thank you!
VFW Post 2226, 212 Norwood Ave, Oakhurst, New Jersey 07755
THURSDAY GROUP RUN!!
Please come join this special group on a special Valentine’s Day edition.
All paces and faces welcome !
When: Thursday Feb 14 6pm
Where: Asbury Park Convention Hall
Long Branch, Boardwalk
As of January 15, ☆ new start location! ☆ meet on the boardwalk, Brighton ave, beach entrance (west end)
We meet at in Long Branch at 6:00 p.m. (6:30 in summer) We do a 4-6 mile run along the boardwalk and around Lake Takanasseee passing the Dr. George Sheehan Memorial.
Contact: Ivone Lopes (via FB)
And good news: As of 2/6/2019 - The Long Branch boardwalk construction is complete and the boards are open end to end.
The JSRC can receive a group discount ($10 off the registration fee) for the E. Murray Todd Half Marathon, set for Sunday, March 10, at Brookdale Community College · Lincroft, NJ
Donald Schwartz has agreed to coordinate the discounted registration.
If interested - DO NOT REGISTER online! Reach out to Don so he can add you to our group.
Donald Schwartz - text or call 973-583-2450
The 2019 Gala was held on January 26 - Hope everyone had a fantastic time!
Congrats to anyone won a basket!
CHECK OUT GALA PHOTOS:
OceanFirst Bank Center on the Monmouth University campus in West Long Branch is a an excellent indoor track and field venue, and that point will be driven home seven times this winter. Monmouth University head coach Joe Compagni and his staff already have scheduled "Showcase" meets that are open to athletes of all ages and abilities...designed for community participation, including school, college and club athletes.
Jan. 23, 2019: Showcase Meet #2
FARC Winter Series on Jan 13 race cancelled.
PAST YEAR LINKS:
Click here for past year 2017 photos by George Ertle 2017 Video 1 2017 Video 2
Click here for 2018 photos by George Ertle Volunteer Photos will be HERE (free to download) Coast Star PRE-RACE Article 12/27/2018
Christmas Eve Club Run
Monday, December 24 | 8am.
Manasquan Reservoir Visitors Center.
Join fellow JSRC members and start your holiday off right with a 5-mile run.
2018 JSRC Adopt A Family. This year we will support six families this holiday season.The JSRC matched contributions up to a total of $1000. PLUS - JSRC Member John O'Gorman offered to match $400 in member donations at the running club meeting on November 27th. The annual gift-wrapping was held on Monday. December 17th.