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Races and Events Hosted by the Jersey Shore Running Club

Each year the Jersey Shore Running Club hosts and operates numerous races and events with the goal to donate proceeds to local charities.  Our club members are the race directors and volunteers that work hard to make sure races are fun and safe. If you can't run, consider volunteering for any of these events:

2021 full list of scheduled Club Events are coming soon.
Navesink Challenge 12k & 5k- Sunday, November 28 - Click here for information.

Below are additional area races for our members to consider participating in. Race info will be archived below the December Calendar and in the “Past Races and Results” tab after completed.

Disclaimer: The listing on this website of any race event, which is not sponsored by the Jersey Shore Running Club, is provided solely as a service so that you are aware of area races. JSRC's listing of these races in no way constitutes an endorsement or approval of the listed event, nor does it indicate JSRC's support for any specific charity or organization. You should make an independent evaluation of the running event to decide if you want to participate.  Also, please use your best judgement to comply with any restrictions on large groups during the continuing COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

2021 Races & Events

January 2021

Saturday, January 9 - Secret Mystery Trail Run, North Brunswick, NJ - Click Here for information.
Saturday, January 18-24 - Runner Safety Awareness Week - Click Here for information.

February 2021

Saturday, February 13 - Manasquan Mid-Winter Beach Run/Walk & Party, Manasquan, NJ - Click Here for information.
JSRC Annual Gala - This event normally occurs in February and is cancelled in 2021.

March 2021

Friday, March 5 - Not Today Anniversary Group Run - Info coming soon.
Sunday, March 21 - St. Paddy's 5 Mile Race - Freehold, NJ - Click Here for information.
Saturday, March 27 - Bar A Kilt Run/Walk & Party - Click Here for information.

April 2021

Saturday, April 10 - Institute Woods 6k - Princeton, NJ - Click Here for information.
Friday, April 16 - Saturday, April 17 - MudHen Brewing Co. Race Series - Wildwood, NJ - Click Here for information.
Sunday, April 18 - Captain Zinn Memorial 5k Races - Wall, NJ - Click Here for information.
Saturday, April 17 - Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics, Seaside Heights, NJ - Click Here for information.

May 2021

Saturday, May 22 - Spring into Summer 5k - Middletown, NJ - Click Here for information.
Saturday, May 29 - Spring Lake 5 Mile Run - Spring Lake, NJ - Click Here for information.

June 2021

July 2021

Saturday, July 10 - Belmar 5 Mile Run - Belmar,  NJ - Click Here for Information. 

August 2021

September 2021

October 2021

Saturday, October 16 - Sunday, October 17 - New Jersey Marathon & 1/2 Marathon - Click Here for information. 

November 2021

Sunday, November 28 - Navesink Challenge 12k & 5k - Middletown, NJ - Click Here for information.


December 2021


2020 Race Calendar Archive

January 2020
January 4 - Feb 4 -  Stockton University Snowflake Shuffle Virtual Race 
Saturday, January 11, Secret Mystery Trail Run ,  North Brunswick, NJ
Sunday, January 26, Runner Safety Awareness Week Citizen Group Run, Ocean Grove, NJ - 8 AM - Open to all.  Boardwalk and Main

February 2020
Saturday, February, 8, JSRC Annual Winter Gala, Spring Lake, NJ
Saturday, February 15,  Alumni Frozen Warrior 5K, Freehold, NJ
Saturday, February 15, Manasquan Mid-Winter Beach Run/Walk & Party,  Manasquan, NJ - Results - Picture
Saturday, February 22, Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics, Seaside Heights, NJ

March 2020
Thursday, March 5, Special "Not Today" Group Run, Asbury Park, NJ - 6 PM - Normal Group Run starting place inside Convention Hall atrium. 

Sunday, March 8, E. Todd Murray Half Marathon, Lincroft, NJ - Results 
Sunday, March 8, Asbury Park St. Patrick's Day Parade, Asbury Park, NJ - The Club plans to March in this event at 1 pm.  Meeting area before is Kim Marie's.
Sunday, March 15, St Paddy's 5 Mile Run,  Freehold, NJ - CANCELLED. Check race page for details.
Sunday, March 15, United Airlines NYC 1/2, Brooklyn-Manhattan, NY - CANCELLED. Check race page for details.
Sunday, March 22, Spring Distance Classic 5k & 15k, Basking Ridge, NJ - POSTPONED. Check race page for details.
Saturday, March 28, Bar A Kilt Run,  Lake Como, NJ - CANCELLED. Check race page for details.
Saturday, March 28, Run for our Heroes 5k,  Old Bridge, NJ - POSTPONED. Check race page for details.
Saturday, March 28, Hayden's Heart 8th Annual Superhero 5K Run/Walk, Lyndhurst, NJ - CHANGED to VIRTUAL RACE. Check race page for details.

April 2020
Saturday, April 4, RunAPalooza,  Asbury Park, NJ - Club Event - CANCELLED event.  Please check race page for latest info.
Saturday, April 4, 10th Annual De-FEET Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk, Lake Como, NJ - CANCELLED. Please check race page for latest info.
Friday, April 17, Delmo Sports Mudhen 5k, Wildwood, NJ - JSRC Discount Code: JSRC2020 - CANCELLED and will be a Virtual Race.  Please check race page for latest info.
Saturday, April 18, 5th Annual Lobster Run, Asbury Park, NJ - POSTPONED until November 7.  Please check race page for latest info.
Saturday, April 18, Delmo Sports Mudhen 5 miler & 10 miler, Wildwood, NJ - JSRC Discount Code: JSRC2020 - CANCELLED and will be a Virtual Race.  Please check race page for latest info.
Saturday, April 18, Institute Woods 6K, Princeton, NJ - POSTPONED. Please check race page for latest info.
Saturday, April 18, Eats 'n' Beats 5k,  Roebling, NJ - CANCELLED. Please check race page for latest info.
Sunday, April 19, THE 55th ANNUAL CAPTAIN RONALD ZINN MEMORIAL RACE, Wall, NJ - CANCELLED and will be a Virtual Race.  Please check race page for latest info.
Friday, April 24, Take Me Out to the 5k, Lakewood, NJ US 08701 - This Race is now a VIRTUAL Race.  Please check race page for latest info.
Saturday, April 25, Lake Como Spring Bash 5K, Lake Como, NJ - Club Event - This Race is now a VIRTUAL Race.  
Saturday, April 25, Clinton Township Country Run, Clinton, NJ - POSTPONED until May 30th. Check race page for details.
Saturday, April 25, Tutu 2.2, Asbury Park, NJ - POSTPONED until Saturday, November 21st. Check race page for details.
Saturday, April 25, Monmouth County SPCA Dog Walk, Run and Fair , Lincroft, NJ - CANCELLED. Check race page for details.
Saturday, April 25, Paws For A Cause 5k & Fun Run/Walk , Manahawkin, NJ - CANCELLED. Check race page for details.
Sunday, April 26, NJ Marathon and 1/2 Marathon, Oceanport, NJ - POSTPONED. Check race page for details.
Sunday, April 26, ATSNJ BeachBlast FunRun 5k/1 mile walk, Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ - POSTPONED. Check race page for details.
Tuesday, April 28, JSRC Monthly Club meeting at Monmouth Beach Cultural Center, Monmouth Beach, NJ - CANCELLED

May 2020
Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 3 - Rock 'n' Roll VR2 10K – FREE VIRTUAL RACE
Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 3 - Rock 'n' Roll VR2 1/2 Marathon – FREE VIRTUAL RACE
Saturday, May 2, Allaire 5k, Farmingdale, NJ - CANCELLED
Saturday, May 2, Step up for the Arc 5k, Bridgewater, NJ - RESCHEDULED to June 21st
Saturday, May 2, 5K Run & Walk for Kids' Growth, Flushing, NY - This is now a VIRTUAL event
Sunday, May 3, Walk MS Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ - 1 and 3 mile options - This is now a VIRTUAL event
Friday, May 8 - Sunday, May 10 - Rock 'n' Roll VR3 8k – FREE VIRTUAL RACE
Friday, May 8 - Sunday, May 10 - Rock 'n' Roll VR3 15k – FREE VIRTUAL RACE
Saturday, May 9, Monmouth-Ocean County Special Olympics Track & Field Meet, Long Branch, NJ - Event has been CANCELLED
Saturday, May 9, Monmouth Beach PTO Run Walk Wag, Monmouth Beach, NJ –Event has been CANCELLED
Saturday, May 9, NYCRuns Trenton Half Marathon, Trenton, NJ - POSTPONED until Saturday, November 7th
Sunday, May 10, Run the Hook 5k & 10k, Sandy Hook, NJ - This is now a VIRTUAL event Friday, May 15 - Sunday, May 17 - Rock 'n' Roll VR4 5K – FREE VIRTUAL RACE  (Complete both events to complete the Remix Challenge)
Friday, May 15 - Sunday, May 17 - Rock 'n' Roll VR4 12k – FREE VIRTUAL RACE (Complete both events to complete the Remix Challenge)
Friday, May 15, Rock "N" Roll Atlantic City 5K, Atlantic City, NJ - This Race has been CANCELLED.  Click on link for details.  2021 dates have been set.
Saturday, May 16, Rock "N" Roll Atlantic City 1/2 Marathon, Atlantic City, NJ - This Race has been CANCELLED.  Click on link for details.  2021 dates have been set.
Saturday, May 16, Mary's Place by the Sea Walk-A-Thon & 5K Run, Ocean Grove, NJ - POSTPONED until October 3rd.  JSRC members, please be sure to ioin Michelle's team here
Saturday, May 16, Spring Into Summer 5k, Middletown, NJ - This Race has been CANCELLED.  Part of the Bayshore Triple Crown
Saturday, May 16, Marine Corps Run for Freedom, Freehold, NJ - This Race is POSTPONED until August 22nd.
Saturday, May 16, Run for the Animals, Brigantine, NJ - This Race is POSTPONED until October 3rd.
Sunday, May 17, Bahr's 5 Miler. Highlands, NJ - CANCELLED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION
Sunday, May 17, Ridge Road Run, Little Silver, NJ - This is now a VIRTUAL event
Sunday, May 17, NJ Sharing Network 5k, Long Branch, NJ Friday, May 22 - Sunday, May 24 - Rock 'n' Roll VR5 6K – FREE VIRTUAL RACE  (Complete both events to complete the Remix Challenge)
Friday, May 22- Sunday, May 24 - Rock 'n' Roll VR5 10k – FREE VIRTUAL RACE (Complete both events to complete the Remix Challenge)
Saturday,  May 23, Alex's Lemonade Stand: Virtual Run to End Childhood Cancer (5k/Walk)
Saturday, May 23, Spring Lake 5, Spring Lake, NJ - CANCELLED. See you in 2021.
Saturday, May 23, Memorial Day Virtual Flag 5K Run/Walk for our Heroes, Staten Island, NY - This is a VIRTUAL event
Tuesday, May 26, JSRC Monthly Club Meeting at the Manasquan VFW, Manasquan, NJ - This Meeting is CANCELLED

Saturday, May 30, Avon 5k, Avon, NJ - This Race is POSTPONED until Saturday, August 29th
Saturday, May 30, BRC Runs Third State Hops 5k, Burlington, NJ
Saturday, May 30, Tunnel to Towers 5k, Princeton, NJ
Sunday May 31, Thorne Scholarship Fund Wine Tasting, Long Branch, NJ - This Event is POSTPONED until the Fall of 2020
Sunday, May 31, Run the Runway 5k Run, Newark Airport, NJ - This Race is POSTPONED until the Fall of 2020
Sunday, May 31, Battle of the Sexes 5k, Fair Lawn, NJ - This Event is CANCELLED 
Friday, May 29- Tuesday, June 2 - Rock 'n' Roll VR6 1 Mile – FREE VIRTUAL RACE (Complete both 1 Mile and 5k for the Remix Challenge)
Friday, May 29- Tuesday, June 2 - Rock 'n' Roll VR6 5k – FREE VIRTUAL RACE (Complete both 1 Mile and 5k for the Remix Challenge)
Friday, May 29- Tuesday, June 2 - Rock 'n' Roll VR6 1/2 Marathon – FREE VIRTUAL RACE

June 2020
Friday, June 5- Sunday, June 7 - Rock 'n' Roll VR7 8k – FREE VIRTUAL RACE (Complete both 1 Mile and 5k for the Remix Challenge)
Friday, June 5- Sunday, June 7 - Rock 'n' Roll VR7 15k – FREE VIRTUAL RACE (Complete both 1 Mile and 5k for the Remix Challenge)
Friday, June 5-Sunday, June 7, 2020 Special Olympics Summer Games - CANCELLED. Click the event page for any further updates.
Saturday, June 6 – 10th Annual A Walk to Believe Virtual 5K Run, Walk &Roll - VIRTUAL Event
Saturday, June 6, Run with Veronica, Spring Lake, NJ - No Recent Update
Saturday, June 6, 2nd Pink SOCS 5K Run/Walk, South Plainfield, NJ - VIRTUAL Event
Saturday, June 6, Brielle Classic Charity Fun Run .5k, Brielle, NJ - No Recent Update
Saturday, June 6-20, Ride and Stride for Autism, Lincroft, NJ - Virtual Event
Sunday June 7, HomeFront Rock & Roll for Hope 5K and 1 mile Run/Walk,  Princeton, NJ - VIRTUAL Event
Saturday, June 13, The Valerie Fund Walk & JAG-ONE Physical Therapy 5K Run, Verona, NJ - POSTPONED until October 3rd.
Saturday, June 13,Nicky's Run 5K & Family Fun Walk, Eastampton, NJ - VIRTUAL Event
Friday, June 19 - Tuesday, June 28, JSRC Run-4-Fulfill Virtual Charity 4 Mile Run or 2 Mile Walk - Registration is now open!
Saturday, June 20, Red Bank Classic 5K, Red Bank, NJ - POSTPONED until October 10th.
Saturday, June 20, 16th Annual Sgt. Nutter 5K, Sea Bright, NJ - No Recent Update
Saturday, June 20, 42nd Annual Cape May Point 5mile Run, Cape May Point, NJ - CANCELLED
Saturday, June 27, Union Beach 5k, Union Beach, NJ -  Part of the Bayshore Triple Crown - VIRTUAL Event
Sunday, June 28, Pine Beach 5k, Pine Beach, NJ - CANCELLED

July 2020
Friday, July 17 - Sunday, July 19, Jack Rafter Virtual 5k - Tinton Falls, NJ - This Race is now a VIRTUAL Event

August 2020
Saturday, August 1, Atlantic City Triathlon, Atlantic City, NJ - JSRC Discount Code: JSRC2020 - This Race is now a VIRTUAL Event
Friday August 7- Sunday, August 9, Asbury Park Sheehan Classic 5k, Asbury Park, NJ - This Race is now a VIRTUAL Event
Saturday, August 8, 50th Annual Captain Bill Gallagher 10 Mile Island Run, Sea Isle City, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Saturday, August 15, Not Today- Virtual Screening - Part of the Monmouth Firm Festival.
Saturday, August 15, Bradley Beach 5k, Bradley Beach NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Saturday, August 22, Marine Corps Run for Freedom, Freehold, NJ - This race was held a live in person event.
Saturday, August 22 - Sunday, August 30th. Belmar 5 Virtual Race, Belmar, NJ
Saturday, August 29, Avon 5k, Avon, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Saturday, August 29, Tri the Wildwoods & 5K, North Wildwood, NJ - JSRC Discount Code: JSRC2020 - This Race is CANCELLED.
Sunday, August 30, Allaire 5k Trail Race, Farmingdale, NJ - This race was held as a live in person event.

September 2020
Now thru September 10, CHNJ Go the Distance for Homeless Youth - This is now a Virtual Race.
July 26 thru September, 26, Beauty and the Beach Run ( 5k & 5 mile), Long Branch, NJ - This is a Virtual Race.
Saturday, September 5 - September 12, Saturday in the Park 5K , Holmdel, NJ - Club Event - This is now a Virtual Race.
Saturday, September 5, Annual Barnegat Fire Dept Stop, Drop and Run (5k, 10k, 1 mile), Barnegat, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Monday, September 7, Eatontown Labor Day 5k, Fort Monmouth-Eatontown NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Monday, September 7, Princeton Institute Woods 6k, Princeton, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Friday, September 11, 9/11 Remembrance Run, Belmar, NJ - This event is a live in person event at 6pm, 16th Ave in Belmar.
Saturday, September 12, Brielle Day Hill & DALE 10k Challenge, Brielle, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Friday,  September 18 - Sat October 10, 2020, Run Walk Ride LBI for #ARC Ocean , Long Beach Island, NJ - This is a Virtual Race.
Saturday, September 26, KeyportFest 5K, Keyport, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Saturday, September 26, Adult X Country Series, Holmdel Park, Holmdel, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event. 

October 2020
Thursday, October 1 - October 25, RWJBarnabas Heatlh's Running with the Devils 5k Run and Walk - This is a Virtual Race.
Saturday, October 3, Seaside Semper FiVe 5k & 1 mile fun run, Seaside Heights, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Saturday, October 3, Mary's Place by the Sea Walk-A-Thon & 5K Run, Ocean Grove, NJ.  This is a Virtual Race. JSRC members, please be sure to join Michelle's team here
Saturday, October, 3, Run for the Animals, Brigantine, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Saturday, October 3, Adult X Country Series, Tatum Park, Middletown, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Sunday, October 4 – Sunday, October 11, Little Silver 5k, Little Silver, NJ – This is a Virtual Race.
Wednesday, October 7 thru Sunday, October 10, Stockton University Virtual Fun Run and Walk for Student Relief  – This is a Virtual Race.
Saturday, October 10, 5k Run Walk Roll for Brain Injury Awareness, Bradley Beach, NJ - This race is being promoted as a liver in person event.
Saturday, October 10, Red Bank Classic 5K, Red Bank, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Saturday, October 10. Crest Best Run Fest 2020, Wildwood Crest, NJ - JSRC Discount Code: JSRC2020 - This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Saturday, October 10, Adult X Country Series, Thompson Park, Lincroft, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Saturday, October 17, Sea Girt 5k, Sea Girt, NJ -  This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Saturday, October 17, Adult X Country Series, Big Brook Park, Marlboro, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event
Sunday, October 18, Shrewsbury 5k Classic and One-Mile Any Style, Shrewsbury, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event only for residents of Shrewsbury.
Sunday, October 18, Seaside Half Marathon & 5k, Seaside Heights, NJ - This is a Virtual Race.
Sunday, October 18,  Ceremony to honor Dr. George Sheehan - This event is a live in person event at 3pm, at the CBA campus in Lincroft, NJ.
Sunday, October 18 thru Saturday, October 31, EarthShare NJ 5K For Tomorrow, Trenton, NJ – This is a Virtual Race.
Saturday, October 24, Adult X Country Series, Shark River Park, Wall, NJ -
This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Saturday, October 24, Jersey Shore Rescue Mission 5k, Walk and Kid’s Fun Run, Asbury Park, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event. 

Sunday, October 25, Deal Trick or Trot 4 Mile Race,  Deal, NJ  -  Club Event - This race is CANCELLED.
Sunday, October 25, Sea Turtle Race, Lincroft, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event. 
Sunday, October 25 - Saturday, October 31, Hook and Ladder Halloween Virtual Run, Oceanport, NJ - This is a Virtual Race.
Tuesday, October 27 - Sunday November 8 - Justin Cruz Memorial Virtual Run, Wall, NJ - This is a Virtual Race.
Saturday, October 31, Adult X Country Series, Holmdel Park, Holmdel, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event. 

November 2020
Saturday, November 7, 5th Annual Lobster Run, Asbury Park, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event. 
Saturday, November 7, NYCRuns Trenton Half Marathon, Trenton, NJ
Sunday, November 8, Fellowship of Christian Athletes 5K , Thompson Park, Lincroft, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event.
Sunday, November 8,  Hashathon - Club Event, Matawan, NJ - This race is CANCELLED.
Saturday, October 17 thru November 30, Mayor's Virtual Challenge Middletown, NJ - This is a Virtual Race.
Saturday, November, 14, NJ Marathon 5K, Oceanport, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Sunday, November 15, NJ Marathon and 1/2 Marathon, Oceanport, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Saturday, Novermber 21, Manasquan Turkey Trot, Manasquan, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED. 
Saturday, November 21, Tutu 2.2, Asbury Park, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event and is sold out..
Friday, November 27, Born To Run 5 Mile Race, Freehold, NJ, - This Race was recently CANCELLED. Please follow the link for instructions.
Sunday November 29, Navesink Challenge - Club Event - This Race is SOLD OUT. This race is being promoted as a live in person event.

December 2020
Saturday, December 5 - Winter Wonder Run 6K at the Institute Woods, Princeton, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event. 
Sunday, December 6 - Toys for Tots 5k, Freehold, NJ - This race is being promoted as a live in person event.  Disregard the registration form date at the link.  For more info go to the FARC home page at www.farcnj.com
Friday, December 11 - Sunday, December 13 - Jingle Bell Run New Jersey. Lake Come, NJ - This is a Virtual Race.

Monday, December 14, JSRC Adopt-a-Family Gift Wrapping, Asbury Park, NJ - Club Event.
Sunday, December 27, Asbury Park Polar Bear Races, Asbury Park, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.  Please keep checking the link for plans to reschedule in early 2021.
New Years Eve Twilight Fun Run/Walk, Manasquan, NJ - This Race is CANCELLED.
Fall Train Run - Club Event. This Race is CANCELLED.



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