Running Races in New Jersey
Running races on the roads and trails, as well as cross-country is well organized in New Jersey. The New Jersey Association of USA Track and Field (USATF) has been a guiding force through their creation and administration of the New Balance Grand Prix. The grand prix links races to a points system that ranks individuals and teams and fosters competition and comradery between the running clubs in the state.
Going into its 26th year in 2009, our summer cross-country series will be better than ever! Until 2007 it was held on four summer evenings in Donaldson Park, Highland Park, NJ. In 2007 it was moved to Buccleuch Park because Donaldson Park is closed for construction. The race historically attracts both fun runners and hardcore team-oriented competitors from all over the state. The 5K cross-country course consists of two laps with challenging short hills. It is grass, cinder and hardpack dirt (two asphalt road crossings), so you may wear spikes if you choose. Read more...
The East Brunswick 10K has been alive for 31 years! In 2008 with our very own club member Ray petit as the race director and a great race committee, the EBRR went off again successfully. Its companion event, is The John Ragone 5K, for those not interested in the full 6.2 miles on an October afternoon. For complete details visit the official race site