Take Me Out to the 5K

Fri April 24, 2020 Lakewood, NJ US 08701 Directions
Great day for lots of family fun.
Countdown to Race Day

Major League Run ( 5K)

$35 7:00PM EDT Registration ends April 23, 2020 at 9:00pm EDT

Rookie Run- (Kids 200 Meter dash)

$15 8:00PM EDT Registration ends April 23, 2020 at 9:00pm EDT
First Energy Park
2 Stadium Way
Lakewood, NJ US 08701

Join us for a unique "Under the Lights" night run this year in celebrating our 2nd Annual Take Me Out To The 5k is a family event for all!

This race allows individuals and families to conquer both physical and mental milestones all while supporting a prominent cause. The race will feature a Major League 5k timed run and a 200 yard Rookie Run for the kids. All race options will end with a finishers zone on the field.

Major League Runners will receive a complimentary t-shirt* and one FREE alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. Our “Rookies” will receive a non-alcoholic beverage and commemorative item. **T-shirts and Race Day Swag Bags Guaranteed To The First 300 Registrants**

New for this year: First place winner will receive a Luxury Suite and 20 tickets to the game (a $795 value). Awards will be given to the overall top three winners! Medals will be distributed to the overall top three male and females finishers 

Post-race, runners will get to experience an evening to remember. We will offer a family friendly atmosphere complete with kid zone. The Lakewood BlueClaws food and alcohol concessions will be open and available for purchase.

Mother Runner Event’s goal is to support local charities in our community. This year, Take Me Out To The 5k will support the suicide prevention non-profit organization, Start Day One. Start Day One’s mission is to help change people’s perspective from dreaming of one day to starting day one. Start Day One’s unique approach of being proactive through education instead of a reactive one is what sets them apart from other suicide prevention organizations. Take Me Out To The 5k will raise funds to send public speakers to venues such as schools, rehab centers, and military bases to proactively educate on suicide prevention.

Additional Information: Take Me Out to the 5K is a stroller friendly race. The Rookie Run is open to children walking age to 12 years old. In addition to their participation in the Rookie Run, all registered rookies are invited to accompany their registered parent/guardian on their Major League 5k.

For safety reasons, and the structure of our race course, the parking lots will close from 6:45 p.m. until the last runner crosses the finish line. Please keep this in mind to ensure you get to the venue on time. If necessary, notify family members who are attending as spectators. Main roads leading into the stadium will be blocked by local police and NO entry will be allowed until completion of the race. 

PARKING: Upon entering the stadium parking lot, look for parking signs to guide you to the designated parking area. This will be on the left hand side. 

Packet Pick-up
Pre Race Packet Pick Up - Sunday, April 19th at Runner’s High of Freehold.  Time is TBD. 
Day Of - Your race packets can also be picked up at the registration table. Please arrive early if choosing this option. Registration table will open at 5:30 p.m.

Major League 5K will start at 7:00 p.m.

Rookie Run will begin approximately at 8:00 p.m. (Once the last 5k participant finishes) 

Online registration will remain open until 9 p.m. Thursday, April 23rd. After 9 p.m. registration must be done in person at the registration table- day of the event. 

DAY OF PRICE INCREASE:   $45- 5K / $20 Rookie Run 

Take Me Out to the 5K is brought to you by Mother Runner Events, an RRCA certified race management company.

***All dates and times are subject to change depending on weather and daylight***

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