Lacey 5K

Sat August 26, 2023 Forked River, NJ 08734 US Directions



8:30AM EDT

1 Mile

8:00AM EDT
For Ages 2-11

Kiddie Dash

9:30AM EDT
Open to ages 2 - 11.
For Ages 2-11

5K + Kiddie Dash : 2 in 1 Special

8:30AM EDT
Open to ages 2 - 11.
For Ages 2-11

1M + Kiddie Dash : 2 in 1 Special

8:00AM EDT
Open to ages 2 - 11.
For Ages 2-11

5K + 1M + Kiddie Dash : 3 in 1 Special

8:00AM EDT
Open to ages 2 - 11.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Gillie Park, Manchester Ave
Forked River, NJ US 08734


Lacey 5K 
Saturday, August 26, 2023

At Gille Park, Manchester Ave., Forked River

Proceeds Benefit Substance Abuse Prevention, the Recreation Dept., and the Lacey Food Bank 

Entry Fees: 5K - $30 Pre-registered by Aug. 5th; $35 after (non-refundable)

Students 18 and under - $23 Pre- registered by Aug. 5th; $30 after
USATF Members— 5K - $25 Pre-registered by August 5th only

1 Mile - $20 Pre-registered by Aug. 5th: $25 after and day of race; Students 12 and under $15 Pre-registered by Aug 5th; $20 after and day of race

Kiddie Dash - $10 Ages 2-11 (Each participant receives a medal, italian ice and Happy Meal coupon)

Bundle Options:

5K + 1 Mile - $30 by Aug 5th, $35 after; Students $18 and under, $23 before Aug 5th, $30 after

5K + Kiddie Dash (under age 11) - $23 by Aug 5th, $30 after

1M + Kiddie Dash (under 11) - $15 by Aug 5th; $20 after

5K + 1M + Kiddie Dash (under 11) - $23 by Aug 5th, $30 after

Early Packet Pick-up & Post Registration: Fri., Aug.25th at the Recreation building, 10am to 7pm.  Race day registration beginning at 7am

Awards:  Overall top three Male and Female (No Duplicates)

Awards: Top three M/F 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19 and 5 year age groups (thru 80+); Top Lacey Resident M/F; 
Mayor’s Trophy and Team Challenge

Course: Flat USATF certified 5K course thru award-winning, scenic Gillie Park

Amenities: Custom designed performance Tech shirts guaranteed (adult sizes only) to pre-registrants
while supplies last, ChronoTrack Timing Technology by Elite Racing Systems,
multiple water stops, clocks at mile 1 & 2, prize drawings and Post-Race BBQ sponsored by Applebee's

Directions: Garden State Parkway to exit 74 (Forked River). Turn right on Lacey Rd., take jug handle just
before traffic light (2nd light from GSP north bound or 3rd light from GSP south bound) onto
Manchester Ave. Gille Park will be on the left. Use the second entrance into the park.

Race Information regarding COVID-19

Please note the following changes/requirements regarding this event as it relates to COVID-19:

1. At this time, the event will occur but is subject to change based on local, state and federal guidelines.

2.  CDC and local guidelines related to COVID-19 must be followed at all times.  All participants are encouraged to bring hand sanitizer and practice social distancing.  For vaccinated individuals, face coverings are optional.  For unvaccinated individuals, face coverings are strongly recommended and may be removed when running.

3.  MOST IMPORTANTLY, if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms on race day PLEASE do not attend the event.  The success of this event and our community is dependent on all of us doing our part.

We appreciate everyone's support of this event, and need your help to make this a safe and successful event.

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