Eagle First Responders 5K

Sat September 18 - Thu September 30 Jackson, NJ 08527 US Directions
200 Kierych Memorial Drive
Jackson, NJ US 08527

The live race will take place in Johnson Park in Jackson on September 18, 2021. Course is fast and flat! Starts in Johnson Park, takes you through local streets, then ends back in the park.


Free race t-shirt for 5K participants guaranteed through 8/31/2021.  5K registration price increases to $35 on 8/31/2021 at 11:59 PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR LIVE RACE CLOSES 9/17/2021 at 9:00 PM.   You may register on-site at Johnson Park for the 5K ($35) and 1 Mile Fun Run ($10) on the day of the event (credit card payments preferred).

NEW:  VIRTUAL 5K Race!  Can't make it in person?  Run/Walk the Virtual 5K and submit your times!  We will mail you a race t-shirt for your participation. Virtual Race open until 9/30/21.

Race Day Schedule:

  • 8:00-8:45 am: Pre-registered race packet pick up & day of event registration

  • 9:00 am:  5K run, followed immediately by 5K walk

  • 10:15 am:  1 mile Fun Run

  • 5K Awards and First Responder recognition immediately following Fun Run

5K Awards:

This is a chipped race, with multiple heats.  All awards are based on chip time. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall winners are not eligible for age division awards.  NOTE:  Awards will only be given to participants on-site on 9/18/21.  Virtual runners are not eligible for the awards.

  • 1st First Responder

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place overall

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place male & female in each age group (19 and under, 20-39, 40 and over)

COVID-19 Safety Precautions:

All participants/attendees are advised to follow current State of New Jersey Guidelines.


***Sponsorship Opportunities - See SPONSORS section below for information on how to sponsor this race.***

Race Contact Info

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


If you are interested in being a sponsor for this race, please refer to the attached sponsor form.  For questions, contact Eagle5Krace@gmail.com. 

Sponsorship Opportunities are available to promote your business, including:

  • $500+ level – Platinum Sponsor (max 3) – Your business logo on the back of race 
    t-shirt with premium placement and sizing (i.e., at the top and larger size) and exclusive 
    sponsorship of a water/food station

  • $350 level – Gold Sponsor – Your business logo on the back of race t-shirt with 
    premium sizing (i.e., larger size)

  • $200 level – Silver Sponsor – Your business logo on back of race t-shirt

  • $100 level – Bronze Sponsor – Your business name on back of race t-shirt

  • $35 level – Booster – Your business, family or organization name in the race program 

All sponsors to be listed in race program and on race Facebook page, and will receive at 
least 1 mention by event MC. Platinum and Gold Sponsorships are available until sold out. 


Sponsorship Deadline: August 31, 2021


Thank you for your support!


Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

Race History & Proceeds

Begun as an Eagle Scout Project in 2020 by Jackson resident Gavin Kohute, the now Annual Eagle First Responders 5K is an opportunity for residents of Jackson and the surrounding towns to come together for a healthy, family-friendly activity that builds community spirit. 

Proceeds from the event will benefit local organizations including Scouts BSA Troops 204 and 402, Jackson Mills Volunteer Fire Co. Station 54, and Jackson PBA 168. 


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