Area Races

Race Calendar for June – September 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.

June

6/3 Sat 9:00am Run for the Roses (Roseland) 5K  
6/3 Sat 9:30am Wayne AM Rotary 5K Run (Packanack Lake) 5K  
6/3 Sat 9:30am Lakeview 5K (Edison) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/3 Sat 5:00pm College Avenue Mile (Rutgers, New Brunswick) 1M  
6/4 Sun 7:45am George Washington Bridge Challenge 5K, 10K  
6/4 Sun 8:00am NJ Spring Trail Series (Watchung Reservation) 10K, 13.1M, 26.2M, 50K  
6/4 Sun 8:30am Montclair Run 2M, 10K  
6/4 Sun 9:00am Tenafly 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/4 Sun 9:00am North Jersey Pride Run 5K (South Orange) 5K  
6/4 Sun 9:00am Matt Fenton Memorial 5K Run (Little Ferry) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/4 Sun 9:00am NYRR 5 Miler (Central Park, NYC) 5M  
6/4 Sun 10:00am Good Grief 5K (Giralda Farms, Madison) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/10 Sat 8:00am New York Women’s Mini 10K (Central Park, NYC) 10K  
6/10 Sat 8:30am Valerie Fund 5K (Verona Park) 5K  
6/10 Sat 9:00am Building Bridges 5K (South Mountain Reservation) 5K  
6/10 Sat 9:30am Chatham Fishawack 4 Mile Run 4M  
6/10 Sat 9:30am Florham Park Jaycees 5K Run 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/11 Sun 8:00am Pequannock Valley Rotary Day 5K (Run for Marge) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/11 Sun 8:30am Woodcliff Lake Run for Education 5K, 10K NBGP: 500pts (5K, 10K)
6/11 Sun 9:15am Portugal Day Run (Newark) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/11 Sun 9:30am Battle of the Sexes 5K (Fair Lawn) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/12 Mon 7:00pm Roxbury Community Benefit 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/17 Sat 7:45am Queens 10K (Flushing Meadows) 10K  
6/17 Sat 9:00am Meghan Doyle ‘05K (Caldwell) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/17 Sat 9:00am Patriots 5K (Menham) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/17 Sat 9:00am New Milford Run 5K NBGP: 700pts (5K)
6/18 Sun 8:45am Westwood Dad’s Dash 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/18 Sun 8:45am Run for Dad (West Windsor) 5K  
6/19 Mon 8:00pm President’s Cup Night Race (Millburn) 5K NBGP: 700pts (5K)
6/20 Tue 7:00pm Morris County Striders Summer XC Series #1 (Boonton) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/24 Sat 8:30am Front Runers Lesbian & Gay Pride Run (Central Park) 5M  
6/25 Sun 8:00am Join Hands 5K (Ridgefield Park) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
6/25 Sun 9:00am Achillles Hope & Possibility Run (Central Park) 4M  
6/25 Sun 6:15pm Fitzgeralds 1928 Lager Run (Glen Ridge) 5K NBGP: 700pts (5K)
6/29 Thu 7:30pm Tom Fleming Sunset Classic (Bloomfield) 5M NBGP: 500pts (5M)

July

7/4 Tue 9:00am Firecracker 4 Miler (Cranford) 4M NBGP: 500pts (4M)
7/6 Thu 7:00pm Morris County Striders Summer XC Series #2 (Boonton) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
7/6 Thu 7:00pm Woodridge Run for Pizza 4M NBGP: 500pts (4M)
7/8 Sat 8:00am NYRR 4 Miler (Central Park) 4M  
7/8 Sat 8:30am Belmar 5 Miler 5M  
7/11 Tue 7:00pm Party with Purpose 5K (Hoboken) 5K  
7/13 Thu 7:30pm Verizon Wireless Corporate Classic 5K (Morristown) 5K  
7/15 Sat 7:30am Sprintin Clinton 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
7/15 Sat 8:30am Teterboro Airport 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
7/16 Sun 7:30am Ellie’s Run For Independence (succasunna) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
7/18 Tue 7:00pm Morris County Striders Summer XC Series #3 (Boonton) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
7/22 Sat 7:00am NYC Marathon Long Training Run #1 (Central Park) 20M  
7/22 Sat 8:30am Packanack Day 5K (Wayne) 5K  
7/26 Wed 7:00pm Downtown Westfield 5K 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)
7/29 Sat 10:00am Smoke Rise Biathlon (Kinnelon) 1/4M Swim + 5K Run  
7/30 Sun 8:30am NYRR R-U-N 5K (Central Park) 5K  
7/30 Sun 9:00am JFK Miles for Minds 5K (Edison) 5K NBGP: 500pts (5K)

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  
8/12 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 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 9:00am 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 8:45am 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)
9/16 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 (5K)
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 Liberty Waterfront Run (Jersey City) 13.1M NBGP: 700pts (13.1M)
9/17 Sun 9:15am Englewoods Cliff 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)

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