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Avalon Beach Classic 5K Run/2Mile Walk/Kids 2K and 1K Fun Run

Sun July 21, 2024 Avalon, NJ 08202 US Directions
Run or walk the beach in Avalon, NJ and make a difference in our community. Awards to Top 3 Male and Female Overall and Age Group Winners. We are more than just a race. Proceeds going to those in need through local charities.
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Beach Classic 5K Run

$25 8:00AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT Price increases after July 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Beach Classic 2 Mile Walk

$25 $25 8:05AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT Price increases after July 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


$25 8:05AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT Price increases after July 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


$25 8:05AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT Price increases after July 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

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3001 Avalon Avenue
Avalon, NJ US 08202


The give away this year is a pair of amazing and super comfortable  FEETURES SOCKS! Socks are limited to the first 300 registered runners. NEW THIS YEAR, youth runners will get a tee shirt. Come join us for a fun family day of running to support those in need in our community. We have a distance that is right for everyone. Participants get to chose a 5K run or 2 mile walk on the beach.  5K Awards go to TOP 3 male and female overall and age group winners in 10 year groups.

ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY. PICK UP IS RACE DAY 6:15-7:45AM inside Community Hall: 3001 Avalon Avenue Avalon, NJ 08202. run It is an out and back course. All the runs start and finish at 30th Street and the Beach.  The 2 Mile Walk turn around is @ 49th Street. 5K turn around is at 60th Street. The event is chipped timed by DQ Events. You will be running down by the water edge in packed hard sand. There is NOT a water aid station on the course.

KIDS 2K and 1K FUN RUNS are also included in the day's event. The goal of hosting the fun runs is to transform lives through sport.
We believe that every aspiring young athlete should have the opportunity to participate in our life-changing sport. We want to provides a fun fitness outlet that can jump start a healthy lifestyle for years to come and our TKC events provide the platform for families to race together!  Running is the easiest starting point to the mutisport world for most youth, it can be done pretty much anywhere with just a pair of sneakers. We are grateful for your support of our programs that will help solidify the future of sport for aspiring athletes. Medals to all youth finishers.  Awards for top 5 male and female is each age group. 8 and under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15 years old.

The fun runs are race #2 of the TKC YOUTH MULTISPORT SERIES. Do all three races and earn the Hat Trick Award.  Race #1 is ISLANDKIDS TRIATHLON in June  and Race #3 is the SPLASH N' DASH in August 31st at 6:30pm, Saturday night of Labor Day Weekend. Pizza party and water ice for end of summer.

2K Fun Run turn around for YOUTH 11-15 years old is @ 42nd Street. The 1K FUN RUN turn around for YOUTH 10 AND UNDER is at 36th Street.(We take them young if they can run it!)   

We do have our famous FASTEST FAMILY for the event. It is FREE!! Mom or dad (must be ONE parent) in the 5k run team up with one child in either of the 2K or 1K RUNS. NEW THIS YEAR: FASTEST FAMILY any pair of immediate family members both running in the 5K! Top 5 lowest combined times win a prize for each of the distances (10 and under in the 1K and 11-15 in the 2K, and any age in the 5K) Winners get bragging rights for the year as The Island's Fastest Family. Now everyone in your family has to come out and run with us.

We are supporting a wonderful local charity from this event. Proceeds will go to the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children right here in Avalon. These funds will go to them offsetting the $1500 per week cost per child for their free week of vacation here in Avalon.   Support of the Home is provided by volunteerism, foundation grants, general donations and community organizations. 100% of your donation will go to fund their programs.


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