September is probably one of the busiest months for runners. The hot summer days are just about over and there are plenty of events of all distances available. In addition many runners are actively training for longer distance races that are help in October and November to include marathons and half marathons.
Kicking off September on Saturday, September 5, 2015 is the 22nd Annual Saturday in the Park Women’s 5K. It is followed on Monday, Labor Day with the Pier House 5K which culminates the popular Jersey Shore Grand Prix Series. On Friday, September 11, 2015 is the Annual 9-11 Memorial Run in Belmar which commemorates the 9-11 tragedy. The following day on September 12, 2015 is one of the few remaining 10k’s around in the area with the Brielle 10K.
Another popular series will conclude on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center with the Meridian Heart and Sole Series. On Sunday, September 20, 2015 long distance running takes center stage with the Liberty Half Marathon in Jersey City. Then the final weekend of the month concludes with several events to include the popular Tutu 5K in Wall Township on Sunday, September 27, 2015 that is open to men and women who all wear Tutu’s.
Here are more events to help make September a month to remember.
Saturday, September 5, 9 a.m. 5k, Saturday in the Park, Holmdel, New Jersey
Saturday, September 5, 8:30 a.m. 5K, Stop, Drop and Run a 5K, Barnegat, New Jersey
Sunday, September 6, Netcong Day 5K, Netcong, New Jersey
Monday, September 7, 8:30 a.m. 5K, Pier House 5K, Long Branch, New Jersey
Monday, September 7, 5K, 33rd Annual Verona Labor Day Classic, Verona, New Jersey
Monday, September 7, 9:00 a.m. 5K, Eatontown Labor Day 5k, Eatontown, New Jersey
Friday, September 11, 6 p.m. 9-11 Memorial Run, Belmar, New Jersey
Saturday, September 12, 9 a.m. 10K, Brielle Day 10K, Brielle, New Jersey
Saturday, September 12, 9:30 a.m. 4 Miles, CONTACT of Ocean and Monmouth County 4 Mile Run, Ocean county Park, Lakewood, New Jersey
Saturday, September 12, 5k, Midland Park Public Education Foundation’s 2nd Annual 5k and 1 Mile Walk, Midland Park, New Jersey
Saturday, September 12, 2nd Annual Princeton HealthCare System 5 Mile Race, 1 Mile Fun Walk, Princeton, New Jersey
Saturday, September 12, 5K, Tommy’s House 5K, Saddle River, New Jersey
Sunday – September 13, 10 a.m, Kids Races 11 a.m. – Jersey Shore University Medical Center 5k ($3,000 prize money), Neptune, New Jersey 2015 Meridian Heart and Sole Cup, Web Page
Sunday, September 13, 10K, 10K Run for Healthy Kids, Newark, New Jersey
Sunday, September 13, 13.1 Miles, Run the Reservoir, Westwood, New Jersey
Saturday, September 19 9:00 a.m. 5K, Ocean Grove 5K, Ocean Grove, New Jersey Register on Line
Saturday, September 19, 5K, Blue Jay 5K, Lakewood, New Jersey
Sunday, September 20, 13.1 Miles, Liberty Half Marathon, Jersey City, New Jersey
Saturday, September 26, 9:00 a.m. 5k, John Hogan Memorial 5K, Harry Weight Lake, Whiting, New Jersey
Saturday, September 26, 7:30 a.m. 5k, Race for Respect, Seaside Park, New Jersey
Saturday, September 26, 5K, NF Walk and Run, Lincroft, New Jersey
Saturday, September 26, 8:30 a.m. 5k, Keyport-fest 5k, Keyport, New Jersey
Sunday, September 27, 1 Mile at 9 a.m. and 5K at 9:30 a.m. Tutu 5K, Wall, New Jersey
Sunday, September 27, 5K, Race to Outrun Hunger, Edison, New Jersey
Get more updates on the RunCollege web site and race calendar.