Jersey Shore Rescue Mission 5K Race, Family Walk, & Virtual Challenges

Thu October 1 - Sat October 31, 2020 Asbury Park, NJ 07712 US Directions
Challenge Route

The Mission to Mission 100K Challenge route starts at the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission in iconic Asbury Park and moves north until you reach the Market Street Mission in historic Morristown, NJ. The Mission to Mission 100 Mile Challenge route follows the same path but then continues on to our newest initiative, the Market Street Mission – Newton Campus opening in Newton, NJ. 


Jersey Shore Rescue Mission (starting point)

The Jersey Shore Rescue Mission, located at 701 Memorial Dr, Asbury Park, NJ, ministers to the homeless, helpless, and hopeless in Asbury Park by meeting their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs through a structured program which enables them to lead responsible, productive lives. Founded by the leadership of the Market Street Mission, the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission opened its doors on August 16, 2011.

Annually, the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission provides over 27,000 meals, 13,390 nights of shelter, $62,000 worth of goods through a Coat Giveaway, Thrift Store Vouchers, Project Backpack, and graduates 45 men from the Life Change Recovery Program in partnership with Market Street Mission.  The Jersey Shore Rescue Mission also operates a large Thrift Store at 701 Memorial Drive, Asbury Park when you can find almost anything! Stop by and visit Tuesday - Saturday between 9:30am - 5:30pm! Donations are also accepted. 

To learn more about the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission, visit


Market Street Mission (ending point for the 100K, mid-point for the 100 Mile)

Founded in 1889, the Market Street Mission, located at 9 Market Street, Morristown, NJ has been changing the lives of those who are homeless, hungry, and struggling with addiction through the power of Christ and the extraordinary support of the local community. Market Street Mission offers both Emergency Services—like meals, overnight shelter, showers, and clothing—as well as Rehabilitation & Recovery through a long-term residential addiction recovery Life Change Program. It is the goal at the Mission to give people everything they need to get back on their feet – food and shelter, counseling and job training, spiritual guidance and Bible study – to live stable, productive lives in our community. 

Annually, the Market Street Mission provides 90,000 meals, 27,000 nights of shelter, 2,500 winter coats, $222,000 in community charity and Thrift Store vouchers to families in need, and graduates 45 men from the Life Change Recovery Program.  The Market Street Mission also maintains a 25,000 square foot industrial center, which houses the Thrift Store and Warehouse at 25 George St, Morristown. The store is open Monday - Saturday from 9:00am - 4:30pm! 

To learn more about the Market Street Mission, visit


Market Street Mission - Newton Campus (ending point for the 100 Mile) 

The Market Street Mission - Newton Campus is the newest endeavor! In cooperation with Christ Community Church of Newton, Market Street Mission will be opening a hospitality ministry to homeless men in the Newton area.  This new campus will provide meals and shelter for up to 14 men in the Christ Community Church facilities.  The goal is to help fulfill the immediate basic needs of food and shelter, give appropriate referrals and identify potential candidates for other Market Street Mission programs - like the Life Change Recovery Program. 

This new campus is not open yet, but we are looking forward to opening the doors soon!


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