Area Races

Race Calendar for August – November 2017

  • The Fleet Feet / Essex team races are highlighted in bold print. These are also the USATF-NJ Grand Prix Championship races. A complete list of these races is shown after the race calendar.
  • NBGP = New Balance Grand Prix. These races are part of the USATF-NJ individual grand prix competition where you can accumulate points based on your performance at 9 races during the year.
  • Click here for more information about the Fleet Feet / Essex teams and the USATF-NJ grand prix competition.
  • The dates and times for some races are tentative, always confirm the date/time prior to the race.

August

8/1 Tue 7:00pm Morris County Striders Summer XC Series #4 (Boonton) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
8/5 Sat ~7:00am River To Sea Relay (Lambertville to Manasquan) 72M
8/5 Sat 7:30am NYRR Team Championship (Central Park) 5M
8/5 Sat 8:30am Team Bloke 5K (Mendham) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
8/12 Sat 9:00am Dover Renaissance 5K Run 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
8/12 Sat 9:00am Three Bridges 5 Mile Road Race (Readington Township) 5M NBGP: 500pts (5M)
8/13 Sun 7:00am NYC Marathon Long Training Run #2 (Central Park) 20M
8/20 Sun 7:30am Jersey City Half Marathon 13.1M
8/20 Sun 8:00am France Run 8K (Central Park) 8K
8/20 Sun 5:00pm Midland Avenue Mile (Montclair) 1M NBGP: 700pts (1M)
8/24 Thu 7:00am Self Transcendence Marathon (Rockland Lake) 26.2M
8/26 Sat 8:30am Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run (Harlem) 5K
8/27 Sun 8:45am USATF-NJ 5K XC Championship (Natirar Park) 5K NBGP: 700pts (5K)
8/27 Sun 11:30am NYRR Henry Isola Cross Country (Van Cortlandt Park) 4M

September

9/2 Sat 10:00am 5K Run for Warmth (Brookdale Park) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/4 Mon 9:30am Verona Labor Day Classic 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/10 Sun 8:00am 5th Avenue Mile (NYC) 1M
9/10 Sun 8:30am Racefaster Half Marathon & 5K (Paramus) 13.1M NBGP: 13.1M & 5K (both 500pts)
9/10 Sun 8:45am Run the Reservoir Half Marathon (Westwood) 13.1M NBGP: 500pts (13.1M)
9/10 Sun 9:25am Race for the Cure (NYC) 5K
9/10 Sun 10:00am 5K Run for Everyone (Westfield) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/10 Sun 10:00am New Jersey 9/11 Memorial 5K (Liberty State Park) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/14 Thu 6:15pm Run on the Reservoir 5K (West Orange) 5K
9/16 Sat 6:30am Baker’s Revenge Trail Race (Watchung Reservation) 10M, 20M, 50K
9/16 Sat 8:00am Ramsey Run 5K, 10K
9/16 Sat 9:00am Newstead 5K (South Orange) 5K
9/16 Sat 9:00am 4 Miler at Garret Mountain (Woodland Park) 4M NBGP: 500pts (4M)
9/16 Sat 9:00am Caroline Fund 5K (Caldwell) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/17 Sun 7:00am NYC Marathon Tune-up (NYC) 18M  
9/17 Sun 8:30am Newport Liberty Half Marathon (Jersey City) 13.1M NBGP: 700pts (13.1M)
9/17 Sun 8:30am Stop for Nikhil 5K (West Orange) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/17 Sun 9:15am Englewoods Cliffs 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/17 Sun 9:30am Berkeley Heights 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/23 Sat 9:00am Lakeland Hills YMCA 5K (Mountain Lakes) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/24 Sun 8:00am Bronx 10 Miler 10M
9/24 Sun 8:00am Franklin Lakes Scenic Half Marathon & 5K 13.1M, 5K NBGP: 13.1M & 5K (both 500pts)
9/24 Sun 8:45am Steeplechase Distance Run (Hillsborough) 5K, 10K NBGP: 10K & 5K (both 500pts)
9/24 Sat 9:00am CancerCare 5K Run for Hope (Paramus) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
9/24 Sun 10:00am Mayor’s 5K Run (West Orange) 5K
9/24 Sun 1:00pm Scott-A-Palooza 5K (Morristown) 5K
9/30 Sat 8:00am The Most Good 5K (Brookdale Park) 5K
9/30 Sat 9:30am Roots Rock Run (Newark) 5K,

October

10/1 Sun 8:00am Grete’s Great Gallop (NYC) 10K
10/1 Sun 8:30am Lyndhurst Police & Emergency Squad 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/1 Sun 9:00am Cure Diabetes 5K (Cranford) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/1 Sun 9:30am Little Silver 5K 5K NBGP: 700pts (5K)
10/1 Sun 11:00am Millie’s 10K Pizza Run (Madison) 10K NBGP: 500pts (10K)
10/4 Wed 12:15pm Newark Corporate & Individual 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/7 Sat 8:30am United Way Fight for Healthy Kids 10K (East Orange) 10K
10/7 Sat 9:00am Run 4 Their Life 5K (Caldwell) 5K
10/7 Sat 9:00am Oradell 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/7 Sat 9:30am Haworth 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/8 Sun 8:00am Steamtown Marathon (Scranton, PA) 26.2M
10/8 Sun 8:00am Mohawk Hudson River Marathon (Albany, NJ) 13.1M, 26.2M
10/8 Sun 8:00am Staten Island 5K & Half Marathon 5K, 13.1M  
10/8 Sun 9:00am Shades of Death Half Marathon (Allamuchy) 13.1M, 6.6M NBGP: 500 or 700pts (13.1M)
10/8 Sun 9:00am Jersey Shore Half Marathon (Sandy Hook) 13.1M
10/8 Sun 9:30am Carlos Negron Memorial Run (Liberty State Park) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/8 Sun 10:30am Long Beach Island 18 Mile Run 18M NBGP: 500pts (18M)
10/14 Sat 9:00am Mendham Harvest Hustle 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/14 Sat 9:30am CPL Breakfast Run (Cranford) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/15 Sun 8:15am Seaside Half Marathon & 5K 5K, 13.1M
10/15 Sun 9:00am Maplewood in Motion 5K 5K
10/15 Sun 9:05am Terri Roemer Paramus Run 5K, 10K NBGP: 10K & 5K (both 500pts)
10/15 Sun 9:30am Apple Chase Run for Life 5K/12K 5K, 12K NBGP: 12K & 5K (both 500pts)
10/15 Sun 10:00am East Brunswick Road Races 5K, 10K NBGP: 10K & 5K (both 500pts)
10/15 Sun 10:00am Hot Chili Challenge Trail Run (Andover) 8M, 10K, 5K
10/21 Sat 9:30am Norwood 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/21 Sat 10:00am Halloween Half Marathon & Relay (Morristown) 13.1M NBGP: 500pts (13.1M)
10/21 Sat 4:00pm Fanwood 5K Super Hero Run 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/22 Sun 8:00am Perfect 10 Miler (West Windsor) 10M
10/22 Sun 8:00am Atlantic City Marathon 13.1M, 26.2M
10/22 Sun 9:30am USATF-NJ 8K XC Championship (Deer Path Park, Flemington) 8K NBGP: 700pts (8K)
10/28 Sat 8:00am Spirit Run (Bloomfield) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/28 Sat 8:00am Trenton Half Marathon 13.1M, 10K, 5K
10/28 Sat 9:00am New Milford Education Foundation 10K & 5K 5K, 10K NBGP: 10K & 5K (both 500pts)
10/28 Sat 9:00am Heritage Fund 5K (Cedar Grove) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
10/29 Sun 8:30am Poland Spring Marathon Kickoff (NYC) 5M
10/29 Sun 9:00am Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away (Garret Mountain) 5K

November

11/4 Sat 8:30am NYRR Dash to the Finish Line (NYC) 5K
11/4 Sat 10:00am Fall Spectacular (Harrington Park) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
11/5 Sun 7:00am Princeton Half Marathon 13.1M NBGP: 500pts (13.1M)
11/5 Sun 9:30am Thunder Run Half Marathon (Kittatinny Valley State Park) 13.1M, 10K
11/5 Sun 9:40am NYC Marathon 26.2M
11/12 Sun 11:00am Hashathon Trail Run (Cheesequake State Park) 6M
11/12 Sun Noon Giralda Farms Run (Madison) 5K, 10K NBGP: 700pts (5K), 500pts (10K)
11/18 Sat 7:30am Philadelphia Half Marathon 13.1M
11/18 Sat 8:00am NYC 60K (Central Park) 60K
11/19 Sun 7:00am Philadelphia Marathon 26.2M
11/19 Sun 8:30am Race to Deliver (Central Park) 4M
11/19 Sun 8:30am Brooklyn Marathon (Prospect Park) 26.2M
11/19 Sun 10:00am Friendsgiving 5K (Florham Park) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
11/19 Sun 11:00am Great Swamp Devil Run (Basking Ridge) 5K, 15K NBGP: 5K & 15K (both 500pts)
11/19 Sun 11:30am Fred Lebow Cross Country Championships (Bronx) 15K
11/23 Thu 8:30am Morris Township Turkey Trot 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
11/23 Thu 9:00am Ashenfelter 8K Classic (Glen Ridge) 8K NBGP: 700pts (8K)
11/24 Fri 11:00am Born to Run 5-Miler (Freehold) 5M
11/25 Sat 11:15am Westfield Turkey Trot 5M NBGP: 500pts (5M)

Check the following web sites for more information, race applications and online registration:

Active.com (www.active.com/running)
Best Racing Systems (www.bestrace.com)
CompuScore (www.compuscore.com>)
Elite Racing Systems (www.eliteracingsystems.com>)
Jersey Adrenaline (www.jerseyadrenaline.com)
New Jersey Trail Series (www.njtrailseries.com)
New York Road Runners (www.nyrr.org)
On Your Mark Productions (www.oymp.net)
PracticeHard.com (www.practicehard.com)
Race Forum (www.raceforum.com)
RunSignUp (www.runsignup.com)
USATF-NJ (www.usatfnj.org)

Chris Jaworski has compiled a comprehensive list of trail races and ultra marathons in and around New Jersey.

www.essexrunning.org/trails

2017 USATF-NJ Grand Prix Championship Races

4/2 Sun 9:00am Indian Trails 20K (Middletown) 20K All Divisions
4/29 Sat 9:30am Clinton Country Run 15K All Divisions
5/6 Sat 8:30am Newport 10,000 (Jersey City) 10K Open Men & Women
5/29 Mon 8:15am Ridgewood Run 10K Masters Men & Women
6/17 Sat 9:00am New Milford 5K 5K Masters Women
6/19 Mon 8:00pm President’s Cup Night Race (Millburn) 5K Coed Open & Masters 40+
6/25 Sun 6:15pm Lager Run (Glen Ridge) 5K Open Men
8/20 Sun 5:00pm Midland Mile Montclair) 1M All Divisions
8/27 Sun 10:00am USATF-NJ Cross Country 5K 5K All Divisions
9/17 Sun 8:30am Liberty Waterfront Run (Jersey City) 13.1M All Divisions
10/1 Sun 9:30am Little Silver 5K 5K Open Women
10/22 Sun 10:00am USATF-NJ Cross Country 8K 8K All Divisions
11/12 Sun Noon Giralda Farms Run (Madison) 5K Masters Men
11/23 Thu 9:00am Ashenfelter 8K (Glen Ridge) 8K All Divisions