18th Annual Berkeley Heights Mother's Day 5K Run

Sun May 12, 2019 Berkeley Heights, NJ US 07922 Directions
Stroller Friendly!

5K Run/Walk

9:00AM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://whartonarts.org/mothers-day-5k-race/.

Bolton Blvd
Berkeley Heights Veterans Memorial Field
Berkeley Heights, NJ US 07922

The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts is proud to host the 18th Annual Berkeley Heights Mother’s Day 5K. This event will raise funds for free after-school music programming. Join our Chronotrack Chip Timed, USATF Sanctioned event with digital clocks at each mile on Mother's Day! 

The Race begins and ends at Memorial Field in Berkeley Heights, NJ.  The course runs through Berkeley Heights neighborhoods on rolling hills and flats. 

Over 1,300 runners from our community and beyond register each year. This event will feature student performances by New Jersey Youth Symphony and the Paterson Music Project along the route. The event will also include activities for the family to enjoy together.

***New This year - Bracelets go to the first 400 Female Finishers. Many Thanks to Linda's Creative Gifts of New Providence for Donating them!***

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

USATF Certified Course Map - NJ15512JHP

With a common start/finish line on Bolton Avenue, you will tour the rolling hills of Berkeley Heights, NJ.  

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


Awards will be given to the following:

  • Top 3 M/F Overall winners 
  • Top 3 M/F in each of the following age Groups: 9&under; 10-12; 13-14; 15-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74,75-79,80+
  • Top 1 Team - The fastest 3 members of each team will be added together and the team with the fastest combined score will receive an award. 
Fee Schedule

Non-USATF-NJ Members
2/1/19 – 4/20/19   $25
4/21/19 - 5/9/19    $30
5/12/19                 $40

USATF-NJ Members
2/1/19 – 4/20/19   $22
4/21/19 - 5/8/19    $27
5/9/19                   $30
5/12/19                 $40

Refund Policy

This race will be held Rain or Shine.  In the event of inclement weather, the race director, police and township have the right to cancel or modify the race/course for safety concerns. There will be No Refunds of race entry fees nor will there be deferrals for a future event. Each athlete must accept any such risk of their entry fee paid. Monies collected are used to provide support to our charity, as well as to develop and produce the event. We pledge to make every effort to produce a fair, safe and exciting event for all. Any decision made to cancel or modify the race is based on the overall event and participant safety and we appreciate your understanding.

Packet Pickup

Pick up your race Bib and Shirt early to avoid the crowds on race day!  We will have a pre-race packet pickup on Sat, May 11 from 10 am - 4 pm at the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts located at: 60 Locust Avenue, Berkeley Heights 07922. 

There will be Race Day packet pickup available also in Memorial Field starting at 7:30 am.