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Runners, Here's Where You Can Find A Local 5K Race This Spring

Opportunities scheduled in many Monmouth County towns already in 2014.

Participants in the Hazlet 5k In 2012.
Participants in the Hazlet 5k In 2012.
Are you interested in running a 5k race this year? Find a Monmouth County competition in the list below. Discounts and giveaways are sometimes offered for registering early. 

April

April 12: Step Up for The Arc 2014 on the Asbury Park Boardwalk
April 12: Lake Como 5K in Lake Como
April 26:  Jersey Shore Five K in Asbury Park 
April 26: ShapingNJ 5K in Long Branch
April 27: 5-K Fun Run in Lincroft

May: 

May 3: Sandy Hook Lighthouse 5K Run/Walk for the Blind at Sandy Hook

May 4: Paulette Steps Toward Cancer Wellness 5K Run in Freehold

May 17: Spring Into Summer 5-K in Middletown

May 17: Titan 5K to Benefit the Wounded Warrior Project in Keansburg

May 31: Avon 5K Run / Walk in Avon by the Sea

June: 

June 1: STOMP the Monster 5-K Run, 1-Mile Health Walk, Kids' Run, & Festival in Marlboro


A 5K is 3.1 miles long. These races are posted on sites like JerseyRunnerJersey Shore Running ClubRoadRaceRunnerRaceForumSplit Second Racing and RunnersWorld
Want to publicize your 5k? Tell us about it in the comments, and give a URL where we can learn more. 
John Kerwin April 07, 2014 at 04:50 PM
Great places to get in shape and ready for the Lake Tak 5K's in West End, Long Branch every Mon evening beginning in June. Also have kids run and walking race and maybe you'll get to see Olympian Race Walker and famed sportswriter, Elliott Denman. Just get there and sign up before each race.

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