60th Annual Asbury Park Polar Bear Races

Sat December 30, 2023 Asbury Park, NJ 07712 US Directions

Events

Polar Bear 5K Run

10:00AM EST - 11:45AM EST

Polar Bear 1 Mile Run

9:30AM EST - 10:00AM EST

Polar Bear 5K Racewalk

10:00AM EST - 11:00AM EST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.shoreac.org.

Place

Asbury Park Convention Center
1300 Ocean Ave
Asbury Park, NJ US 07712

Description

 

* 60th Annual *

Asbury Park Polar Bear Races
Saturday, December 30, 2023

 

 

REGISTRATION

$35 Early Registration

$40 Regular registration

 

EVENT DAY INFORMATION

8:30 AM - T-shirt + bib pick up 
9:30 AM - 1 Mile Run 
10:00 AM - 5K Run & 5K Walk

NEW RACE COURSE

The 5K course will now go out once 1.55 miles and turnaround in Bradley Beach to then head back to Convention Hall to finish in Asbury Park. We will use the same course as was used in 2022. The course is narrow as you leave Asbury Park and for a section on the Bradley Beach boardwalk, so we ask everyone to stay to stay alert and stay to your RIGHT going out and coming back on the course.

 

CHARITY PARTNER

Interfaith Neighbors
This community food confection helps hundreds of families a year put healthy meals on their table. Otherwise they would not be able to afford it. This initiative also supports our local New Jersey farmers! Please consider supporting their mission. 

 

AWARDS 

Commemorative T-shirts for the first 400 people to pick up their bib.
Top 3 male and female finishers

Velous footwear will be provided to the top open and masters finishers.
Age group awards grouped by 5 years

Awards available for pick up from 10:45-11:45 AM on race day. Otherwise awards will need to be picked up at MacGowan Realty in Spring Lake, NJ. 

Race Contact Info

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Sponsors


Learn about Shore A.C.

5K COURSE MAP

5K course description: Start outside of Convention Hall by Robinson Ale House and head southbound for 1.55 miles, turnaround in Bradley Beach and go back to the start to finish.

1 Mile course description:  Start outside of Convention Hall by Robinson Ale House and head southbound for 1/2 mile and head back for the finish. It is essential all runners stay left and turn right to keep the flow of the traffic moving in the same direction.

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