Shark Run 5K

Sat October 21, 2023 Bay Head, NJ 08742 US Directions


Shark Run 5K

$40 7:00AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT Registration ends October 15, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 100 and under.

Kids Shark Color Fun Run

$25 10:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends October 15, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 12 and under.


81 Bridge Avenue
Bay Head, NJ US 08742


The 16th Annual Shark Run 5K - OCTOBER 21, 2023

Sponsored by the Bay Head Home & School Association, this is our largest fundraiser of the year.  The HSA strives to provide for extracurricular activities, enhancements for the classroom, curriculum and school grounds as well as clubs, sports equipment, class trips and after school programs for all grades.
Entry Fee: $35.00 through September 17th, $40.00 through Race Day (t-shirt is not guaranteed for late Registrants)
  • Entry Fee includes a beautiful 5K run through Bay Head, Fun with Friends & Family,  T-shirt (not guaranteed for late registrations) and a Race Bag
Kids Shark Color Fun Run Entry Fee: $25.00
  • Includes Award and T-shirt (not guaranteed for late Registrants)
Event Schedule & Course
  • 7:00am-8:15am- Race day registration, runner bag and race # pick-up
  • 8:00am-Star Spangled Banner
  • 8:10am-  Runners/Walkers will be escorted to the starting line
  • 8:30am- Run/Walk START
  • 9:30am- Awards to be announced
  • 10:00am- Kids race begins behind Municipal Building  
  • Runners/Walkers  will be escorted from the Bay Head firehouse, located at 81 Bridge Avenue, at 8:10am, by the race volunteers, to the starting line located at the corner of East Avenue and Karge Street. 
  • Runners will head South on East Avenue, hitting the first mile marker between Strickland and Mathis Streets 
  • At the end of East Avenue, make a right on Lyman Street
  • Cross Route 35
  • Make a right onto Barnegat Lane, hitting the 2nd mile marker just North of Bergen Avenue
  • Barnegat Lane turns into Clayton Avenue
  • Clayton Avenue ends and turns into  Lake Avenue
  • Left onto Bridge Avenue
  • Left into the Municipal Parking lot to FINISH LINE
The Shark Run Staff will have either an orange t-shirt on or an orange  vest on.  If you have any questions or need assistance during the race please don’t hesitate to ask them.
The Point Pleasant First Aid will be located in the Bay Head Fire House parking lot by the finish line for the entire event for any medical needs. 

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