ACNJ 5K Race for Kids

Join Advocates for Children of New Jersey's First Race.

All funds collected will support ACNJ's efforts to
Give Every Child A Chance to Grow Up Safe, Healthy and Educated.
All runners will be entered into a free post-race raffle.
Some prizes include:

  • Four lower-level seats for the Mets
  • Two tickets for the Red Bulls
  • Two tickets for Dorney Park
  • Four tickets to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
  • Tickets to a Monmouth University football game
  • Tickets for Somerset Patriots
  • Gift card to Star Tavern
  • Four Rutgers Football Tickets for their Season Opener on September 10th
  • Gift card to ShopRite
  • Gift card to Fleet Feet - Morristown
  • Free month's membership to fitness studio AKT Verona

7:30AM      Registration and Packet Pick-Up

9:00AM      Race Start Time

South Mountain Reservation (Behind McLoone’s Boathouse)
9 Cherry Lane
West Orange, NJ 07052

Online registration have been closed.  If you'd like to participate, Race day registration will be available at Clipper Pavilon, 9 Cherry Lane, West Orange, NJ 07052. Cash, check and credit card payments will be accepted. 

Click here for directions. The address will take you to the parking lot of the reservation. Just cross Chery Lane to get to the park entrance. Refer to the map below for areas you need to know for the day.

See you at the starting line!