Join us for our annual Run for the Red Hot Cocoa 5K on Sunday, December 8, 2019 in Millburn, New Jersey!
Runners and walkers are welcome for this very fun and very brisk race through the South Mountain Reservation. Grab your favorite winter hat, lace up your sneakers, and let's hit the pavement! We'll even supply you with a cup of hot cocoa after the race!
This great fundraising event supports Red Cross programs and services that help you, your family and your neighbors prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters large and small. Have fun with your family, friends or co-workers while getting fit and saving lives.
$30 ($3 discount for USATF-NJ members) - includes moisture wicking tee shirt guaranteed for all pre-registrants.
POST REGISTRATION AFTER DECEMBER 4
$35 ($3 discount for USATF-NJ members) - includes moisture wicking tee shirt while supplies last.
*Post registration can be done at The Sneaker Factory in Millburn see Packet Pickup Below.
Participants will enjoy a certified scenic "out and back" course through the tree-lined streets of the South Mountain Reservation. This is a USATF-NJ Grand Prix Event worth 500 points. There will be awards presented for 5K finishers by five-year age groups, fundraising awards for teams, door prizes, a DJ, great snacks and plenty of fun!
This is a rain, snow or shine event! Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather and get ready to have some fun.
EVENT DAY SCHEDULE
Help us support the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross! Come out to walk or run with your team.
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
8:30 a.m. - Registration
9:30 a.m. - Free Kids’ Fun Run (no need to register)
9:50 a.m. - Race Warm Up
10:00 a.m. - 5K Race Begins (walkers will begin after the runners start)
10:45 a.m. - 5K Race Awards - Door Prizes
Location: Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glenn Avenue, Millburn, NJ (click for map)
Light Refreshments will be served.
Fundraising Team Grand Prizes will be awarded to:
Top Fundraising Team
Top Fundraising School or Youth Team (K-12)
Individual Fundraising Prizes will be awarded to:
all members of any team that raises $50 or more
5K Race Awards (male and female finishers) will be awarded to:
First, Second and Third Place Overall (male and female)
First, Second and Third Place Finishers in Age Groups (male and female): 9 and Under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85 and over.
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
A free Kids Fun Run will take place at 9:30AM. No sign up required; announcement will be made prior. All participants receive a ribbon.
Participants may use strollers during the 5K - strollers will start at the back of the participants group.