Heroes to Hero Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk

Sat October 9, 2021 Gloucester, NJ 08030 US Directions


14 & Under Discounted

5K Run

9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
14 & Under Discounted

5K Walk

9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.heroestoherorun.com.


1 North King Street
Gloucester, NJ US 08030


Why Join Us?

5K Run/Walk to honor three fallen firefighters – Tom Stewart, III, Chief James Sylvester and Deputy Chief John West, who gave their lives in the line of duty trying to save three little girls in a fire in Gloucester City on July 4, 2002. Sadly, they all perished.


Race Start Time – 9:00am SHARP rain or shine
Results board posted immediately
Awards Ceremony to follow at 10:15am – Gloucester City


Register Online: No online entries after Saturday, 10/2/2021 at midnight

Register by Mail: Please make checks payable to: Heroes to Hero Run
Mail to: 162 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08009

Early Registration/Packet Pickup:
Wednesday: 10/6/2021 from 3:00pm - 7:00pm at: Running Co of Haddonfield: 121 East Kings Highway, Haddonfield (856) 428-1666
Thursday: 10/7/2021 from 3:00pm - 7:00pm at: Running Co of Haddonfield: 121 East Kings Highway, Haddonfield (856) 428-1666
Friday: 10/8/2021 from 4:30pm - 7:00pm at: Gloucester City Fire Headquarters: 1 N. King Street, Gloucester City

Race Day Registration/Packet Pickup: 
Saturday: 10/9/2021 from 7:00am - 8:15am at: Gloucester City Fire Headquarters: 1 N. King Street, Gloucester City

Registration Fees

Pre-Registration for all entries postmarked prior to
September 27, 2021: $25
Thereafter, and the day of the event: $30
Children 14 and under: $15
Special Registration 9/15/21: $20 


  • Long Sleeve Colored Shirts for the first 500 participants
  • Great food and drink for all entrants
  • Water stops along route/Bottled water at finish line
  • Results posted race day at www.runsignup.com
  • Flat and fast point to point course
  • USATF sanctioned event/USATF certified course
  • Post-Race Party at Holy City Publick House: 332 Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City, NJ 

Course & Logistics (View Map)

Parking, Event Day Entry and Awards will take place at Gloucester City Fire Headquarters. Buses will transport participants from registration/packet pick-up in Gloucester City to the start line in Mt. Ephraim. There will be no event day registration at the race start point.

The 3.1-mile course is “point to point.” Starting at Grant Avenue and Bell Road in Mt. Ephraim and will end on King Street at Gloucester City Fire Headquarters. It is a fast, flat course, Police controlled and passes by each one of the Fallen Firefighters’ homes – retracing their steps on July 4, 2002.

Buses will transport you to the starting line at the Mt. Ephraim Fire Department.
Late entry and packet pick-up closes in Gloucester City at 8:15am! Last bus to race start will leave at 8:30am . . .


Overall Male and Female
1st Place $400 * 2nd Place $250 * 3rd Place $100

1st Place Male and Female $100
2nd Place Male and Female $75
3rd Place Male and Female $50

1st, 2nd, 3rd Male/Female in each:
14 & Under, 15 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 - 69, 70 & Over

Firefighter – 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male/Female in each
Law Enforcement – 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male/Female in each

FIREFIGHTER TEAMS - Minimum of 3 to a team – average of 1st three scores
Traveling Trophy - 1st, 2nd, 3rd


SCHOOL TEAM - 1st only

All Team registrations must be mailed together.
Must be present to receive awards at Award Ceremony – NO EXCEPTIONS!

Entry Information

  • Single Entrants can also participate on firefighter team, Law enforcement team, or school team.
  • No mail-in entry form after a postmark date of 9/27/21.
  • No online entry from 12:00 midnight on 10/2/21.
  • Thereafter, entry only on Wednesday, 10/6/21 and Thursday, 10/7/21 from 3pm to 7pm at Running Co. of Haddonfield, and Friday, 10/8/21 (4:30pm to 7:00pm) and Saturday, 10/9/21 (7:00am to 8:15am) at Gloucester City Fire Headquarters.
  • A Special Registration will be held on Wednesday, 9/15/21 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at The Running Co. of Haddonfield, 121 East Kings Highway, Haddonfield Cost to register is only $20 on this day! 

Paying it Forward

All money raised from this event unds educational scholarships for children of Camden County’s police, fire and EMS personnel killed in the line of duty. As well as annually providing a $1,000 scholarship to a student from Gloucester City High School, Gloucester Catholic High School and Audubon High School. The schools the three fallen firefighters attended. 

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