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Is Your Goal To Run a 5K Race? Here's a List of Local Events

Opportunities scheduled in many Monmouth County towns already in 2014.

The Hazlet 5K, held August 25, 2012.
The Hazlet 5K, held August 25, 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. 

 
January
Jan. 26: Freehold Area Running Club Winter Race Series at Michael Tighe Park, Freehold. 

February
Feb. 2: Freehold Area Running Club Winter Race Series at Michael Tighe Park, Freehold. 
Feb. 15: Manasquan Mid-Winter Beach 2 Mile Run/Walk in Manasquan, New Jersey 


March
March 15: 13th Annual Keith Mcheffey 3-Mile Fun Run in Sea Bright
March 22:  Jersey Shore Kilt Run/Walk (2 Miles) in Manasquan, New Jersey  
March 23:  Leprechaun 5K sponsored by Freehold Area Running Club at Michael Tighe Park, Freehold

April
April 6: Indian Trails 3-mile race in Navesink. 
April 12: Step Up for The Arc 2014 on the Asbury Park Boardwalk
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 17: Spring Into Summer 5-K in Middletown

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

June: 

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

July: 

July 19: Jersey Shore Undy 5000, Long Branch

A 5K is 3.1 miles long, so we've included 2 and 3-mile races as well. These races are posted on sites like JerseyRunnerJersey Shore Running ClubRoadRaceRunnerRaceForumSplit Second Racing and RunnersWorld. It is not a complete list, because many favorite local races have not yet announced their 2014 event date yet. 

Want to publicize your 5k? Tell us about it in the comments, and give a URL where we can learn more. 

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