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February Club Meeting - Tuesday, February 26

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!

Parade Season Coming Soon!

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The JSRC will be marching in the Belmar and the Asbury St. Patrick's Parades, on March 3 and 10th.


Our meeting place details will be posted soon - time to get our your "green" attire.

Manasquan Mid-Winter Beach Run - Perfect Beach Day!


The 16th Annual Manasquan Mid-Winter Beach Run was held Saturday, Feb 16th.

A really great day - with nearly 1100 finishers!


Photos will be posted HERE


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Joseph Renzella Award Ceremony

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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

Happy Valentines Day from JSRC!

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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

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Tuesday Night Run - New Start Location

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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.

Tuesday Photo Album

 

E. Murray Todd Half Marathon


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 JSRC Gala - A Really Fun Night!

The 2019 Gala was held on January 26 - Hope everyone had a fantastic time!
Congrats to anyone won a basket!

CHECK OUT GALA PHOTOS:

Congratulations to Special Award Winners: Pat Abbott ("Al McKean Volunteer of the Year" Award) , Manolo Teijelo (Sprit Award) and Karen Kelly & John O'Gorman (President's Award)
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And Congratulations (and thanks)  to the 2019-2021 JSRC Board of Directors, especially the newly elected for the first time. Your volunteerism as a club officer is what makes the JSRC one of the best clubs in NJ.

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Monmouth University Showcase Meets

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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

  • Pole Vault - total of 16 competitors.
  • Shot Put - 32 competitors - 16 per gender.
  • 55 Hurdles - 72 competitors - 36 per gender
  • 55 Dash - 72 competitors - 36 per gender
  • Mile - 120 competitors - 60 per gender
  • 400 - 72 competitors - 36 per gender
  • 1 Mile Race Walk unlimited
  • 4x200 Relay unlimited
ADDITIONAL DATES
  • Feb. 6, 2019: Showcase Meet #3
  • Feb. 13, 2019: Milers Night
  • Feb. 20, 2019: Showcase Meet #4
  • Feb. 27, 2019: Showcase Meet #5
  • March 6, 2019: Showcase Meet #6

Lake Como 5k Romp

Registration NOW OPEN!

15th Annual Lake Como 5K Romp.
Proceeds to benefit Elks Camp Moore for Children with Special Needs and Lake Como Giving Tree.

Registration Fees-$25 through April 19, $30 after April 20

Early Shirt pick up, April 26, Bar A, 5:30-7pm

Board Election VOTING CLOSED

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BOARD MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS WILL BE AT GALA.

LAST DAY TO VOTE WAS WEDNESDAY JAN 23 !!!

2019-2021 Board Election

VOTING BEGINS TUESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2019

If your membership is up to date, you will receive an email from the election platform  we have chosen. To ensure you receive this email, please add noreply@electionrunner.com to your contacts. If you don’t receive the email, be sure to check your junk mail folder.

Area Winter Series News

FARC Winter Series on Jan 13 race cancelled.

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The Jersey Shore Running Club wishes a prosperous 2019 to the running community!

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JSRC New Year's Eve Twilight Run


THANKS TO RUNNERS WALKERS VOLUNTEERS AND OTHERS
at the 2018 JSRC New Year's Eve Twilight  Event

PHOTO GALLERY LINK


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Make Your New Year's Resolution Now!


RACE DAY REGISTRATION OPENS 2:30 PM, fee $30, shirts "while they last"

JSRC New Year's Eve Twilight 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Monday, December 31, 2018 @ 4 PM, Manasquan, NJ
Event is Rain or Shine.


Join us for the 15th Annual JSRC Twilight 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk on the Manasquan Beach Walk and back to Leggett's Sand Bar for the post run/walk celebration. This is a FUN RUN - Runners, walkers and friends are all welcome. JSRC contributes a portion of its race proceeds to Manasquan Women's Club and Manasquan Common Ground Grief Center .

PAST YEAR LINKS:
Click here for past year 2017 photos by George Ertle            2017 Video 1         2017 Video 2                  

2018 LINKS:
Click here for 2018 photos by George Ertle     Volunteer Photos will be HERE (free to download)    Coast Star PRE-RACE Article 12/27/2018

Spring into Summer - ONE DAY SALE

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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New Year's Day only - register for the May 18 Spring into Summer 5K for only $16.

Click here for details

Registration is open for a ONE DAY flash sale of $16.00 to celebrate our 16th year!!!

Merry Christmas from the Jersey Shore Running Club

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We wish everyone and their families a very Merry Christmas!!

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Christmas Eve Morning Group Run

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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.

Merry Christmas!

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JSRC Adopt A Family - THANK YOU TO ALL FOR YOUR GENEROSITY

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.

SOME 2018 PHOTOS POSTED              CLICK HERE FOR 2017 PHOTOS

Thanks from the event directors:

Many thanks to our club members and friends that made the Adopt a Family event such a success.  Thanks to those that donated by mail, on line, at the November club meeting and brought gifts and gift cards on Monday night.  Six local families will have a very happy Christmas.  The outpouring of generosity is AMAZING.  We're so proud to be part of this club

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Nominations for the 2019-2021 JSRC Board

LAST DAYS TO NOMINATE SOMEONE (OR YOURSELF!!!)

Nominations for the 2019-2021 JSRC Board are STILL OPEN! You can submit nominations through 12/15.

Go to https://register.jsrc.org/nominations to see position descriptions and current nominees.

Smiles for you and JSRC



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