On July 3, 1984 at the age of 20 while working as a volunteer Fireman for the Borough of West Long Branch, Fire Co. #2, Michael W. Thorne, paid the supreme sacrifice...his life. A scholarship exists in Michael's memory, 100% of the proceeds from this race will go directly to fund the scholarship and other youth recreation events.
Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated. All donations will be acknowledged.

Benefits to $250+ Donor

  • Name on Race Bag given to first 500 participants
  • Acknowledgment of donation on insertion in goodie bags
  • Acknowledged during award ceremonies


Benefits to $500+ Donor

  • Above benefits...Plus...
  • Name/logo on back of race t-shirt
  • Promotional items welcome for goodie bags
  • Link to company website included on Thorne Scholarship Run website
  • Acknowledged at sponsor event

Benefits to $1,000+ Donor

  • Above benefits...Plus
  • Name/logo in larger type than other Donors on back of race t-shirt


Any questions or suggestions, call Mindy Brady (732) 222-0725 Donations of any size are welcome and appreciated. Please fill out below form and return. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please note: Printed items are time sensitive.