Area Races

Race Calendar for October – December 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.

October

10/1 Sun 8:00am Grete’s Great Gallop (NYC) 10K
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
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 Seeing Eye Doggy Dash 5K (Morristown) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
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 9:00am Run the Runway 5K (Newark Airport) 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 9:30am Fred Torres Memorial 5K (Garret Mountain) 5K
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 8:30am John Samra Memorial 5K (Clifton) 5K
10/22 Sun 9:30am USATF-NJ 8K XC Championship (Deer Path Park, Flemington) 8K NBGP: 700pts (8K)
10/22 Sun 10:00am Jets Green and White 5K (Florham Park) 5K
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 9:00am Beavertown 5K Run (Lincoln Park) 5K 11/4
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 8:45am Garden State Plaza 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
11/12 Sun 11:00am Hashathon Trail Run (Cheesequake State Park) 6M
11/12 Sun Noon Giralda Farms Run (Madison) 5K NBGP: 700pts (5K)
11/18 Sat 7:30am Philadelphia Half Marathon 13.1M
11/18 Sat 8:00am NYC 60K (Central Park) 60K
11/18 Sat 9:00am Two Towns Turkey Trot 5K (South Mountain Reservation) 5K
11/18 Sat 9:00am NJ Winter Trail Series #1 (Lewis Morris Park) 5K, 10K, 13.1M
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 9:00am 5K Stampede through Clifton (Clifton) 5K
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 9:30am Team Zoey Turkey Trot (Verona Park) 5K
11/25 Sat 11:15am Westfield Turkey Trot 5M NBGP: 500pts (5M)

December

12/2 Sat 9:30am Jingle Bell Jog (Prospect Park, Brooklyn) 5K
12/2 Sat 9:00am NJ Winter Trail Series #2 (Lewis Morris Park) 5K, 10K, 13.1M
12/2 Sat 9:30am Trinity Academy 5K Reindeer Run (Caldwell) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
12/2 Sat 9:00am Rutgers Big Chill 5K 5K
12/3 Sun 9:00am Pete McArdle Cross Country Classic (Bronx) 15K
12/3 Sun 10:00am Run for the Red (Millburn) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
12/9 Sat 8:30am Ted Corbitt 15K (Central Park) 15K
12/10 Sun 8:30am Jingle Bell Run (Elizabeth) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
12/10 Sat 9:00am Montclair Bread Company Doughnut Run 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
12/10 Sun 9:00am NYCRUNS Big Apple Half Marathon (Central Park) 13.1M
12/16 Sat 9:00am NJ Winter Trail Series #3 (Lewis Morris Park) 5K, 10K, 13.1M
12/17 Sun 10:00am Super Santa 5K (Morris Township) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
12/31 Sun 1:00pm Polar Bear Race (Asbury Park) 5K
12/31 Sun 11:59pm NYRR Midnight Run (Central Park) 4M

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