Run in the Park--Highland Park 5k

Sun May 5, 2019 Highland Park, NJ US 08904 Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

102 N. 5th Ave.
Highland Park, NJ US 08904

Join Main Street Highland Park for a day of fun starting with the 11th annual Run in the Park 5k. The course, closed to traffic during the race, starts on North 5th Ave by the high school and then heads downhill towards New Brunswick for a fast first mile. The race then winds it’s way through the historic streets of Highland Park before finishing on the high school track. The event welcomes all participants including strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers.

Kids races will take place on the track after the 5k at approximately 10am. Kids races distances will be: a toddler dash, 200m (half lap), 400m (full lap), and 800m (2 laps). Children may participate in more than one.

NOTE: T-shirts can only be guaranteed if you register by April 7.

5k Registration 

$28 before 4/22, then $30 from 4/22. $35 on race day. $3 off for USATF members except race day registration. 

Kids Races

$10 before 4/22, then $11 from 4/22. $12 on race day

Race Proceeds benefit the Borough of Highland Park Police, Fire, First Aid, Library, Main Street, and Recreation.

Please also consider supporting Pancreatic Cancer Action Network:

A member of the Highland Park community, and a devoted runner of the Highland Park 5k race, has pancreatic cancer. Let's mobilize our 5k runners, and the HP community, to help him and his family raise money to fight this disease!

We are raising money for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. Thank you for your support. 

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer. 

Donate here: 

Race Contact Info

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Main Sponsors
"Extra Mile" Sponsors
Kids races sponsored by:
Supporting Sponsors
Additional sponsors
Food and drink sponsors