Tapper/Hicks Freedom 5k Run/Walk

Sat April 21, 2018 Atco, NJ 08004 US Directions


9:00AM EDT

1 Mile

9:00AM EDT
2225 Atco Ave
Atco, NJ US 08004

Waterford Township War Memorial Committee Mission Statement: 

To honor, support and pay tribute to Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. To render support, assistance, guidance, grants, gifts, and other forms of comfort to those veterans and their families.

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Logistics & Course

Parking is located along the railroad tracks in the municipal parking lot at Atco & Raritan Avenues and at the Atco Presbyterian Church located at Atco & 2nd Avenues. Check-In is in the Pavilion at the American Legion Post 311 located at 2225 Atco Ave

The mostly flat, fast course starts at the corner of Atco and Raritan Avenues and proceeds down Raritan, turns left onto 6th Street, turns left onto Atco Avenue, and ends at the finish line at the Atco American Legion.

This year, we will again have a one mile walk option for those who do not want to either run or walk the 5K.


Overall Male & Female 5K winners will receive:

1st Place: $125.00 Modell's Gift Card

2nd Place: : $100.00 Modell's Gift Card

3rd Place: : $75.00 Modell's Gift Card

1st, 2nd & 3rd Place runners in each age category will receive a medal.



5K Run & 1 Mile Walk
Race Check-In is at the Atco American Legion Post 311, 2225 Atco Ave
Race starts at the corner of Atco and Raritan Avenues and ends at the American Legion
Registration 7:45 – 8:45am
Race Start time – 9:00am
Awards Ceremony – 10:00am
*Only those finishing under 40 minutes will be scored for awards purposes*


Race Director, Fred Watson, wtwmcRaceDirector@comcast.net or (609) 500-8879.


Online pre-registation for all participants  -  $25.     (Two Online registration periods, $25. during the first registration period closes midnight Thursday, April 12   &   the second Starts April 13 - Thursday, April 19 - $35.)

Mail-in preregistration for all participants postmarked by April 14  -  $25. 

Please do not register by mail after Apr. 15

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Thereafter and Race Day  -  $35.

Active Duty & Retired Military with I.D.  Race Day  -  $25.

Students 18 & under with school I.D.   Race Day  -  $20.

Only those registering before April 14, 2018 are guaranteed a T-shirt.  After April 14th, size is not guaranteed.

Sorry, no refunds.   Event to be held rain or shine.


Short sleeve race shirt size guaranteed for those registering by April 12, 2018.  All others after 4/13 might not be guaranteed their size.

Post race buffet of fresh fruit & snacks


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