The 15th Anniversary Fast and the Furriest 5K Turkey Trot

Thu November 24, 2022 Ocean City, NJ 08226 US Directions


Proceeds Benefit Humane Society of Ocean City

5k Run

8:30AM EST
Proceeds Benefit Humane Society of Ocean City

5k Walk

8:30AM EST
Proceeds Benefit Humane Society of Ocean City

1 Mile Kids Fun Run

8:30AM EST
Open to ages 14 and under.


Learn More About the Humane Society of Ocean City in New Jersey


Did you know the Humane Society of Ocean City is more than 50 years old? We were founded in 1964 and continue to offer Ocean City, NJ pets and pet owners affordable services.

We stand behind our mission statement:

Providing the highest level of compassion and service to our animal friends

We aim to have affordable rates and find homes for animals who've been abandoned or rescued from bad environments. While we started as a pet adoption center, we have expanded to offer spay and neuter services, a vet hospital, and animal control services. Visit our big red barn today to meet the pets available for adoption.


We focus on educating the public about how to raise a healthy four-legged friend.

We offer the following services to make it easy and affordable to be a pet owner:

  • Pet adoptions: Adopt a cat or dog for a low price that includes many of your pet’s necessities.
  • Vet Center: We’re a full-service vet hospital that offers yearly checkups and pet surgery.
  • Animal control and rescue: We help injured wildlife and focus on educating the community.

Call today to learn more about the pet adoption and animal rescue services we offer the Ocean City, NJ community. CONTACT US TODAY!



This year is our 15th year and we will have special t-shirts to commemorate this milestone event!


The race will take place Thanksgiving Morning, Thursday November 24, 2022 at 8:30 am.

All events start and finish at Music Pier, 825 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226.


5k Run & 5k Walk: The race will be run on the Ocean City Boardwalk beginning at the Music Pier and proceeding south to 23rd Street to the turnaround. Runners will then head north to the Music Pier to the finish.

1M Kids Fun Run: will be one loop from the Music Pier to 5th Street and back. 


15th Anniversary Commemorative Race T-shirt to pre-registered athletes and while supplies last 



4:00 pm - 7:00 pm - In-person Registration & Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up at OC Senior Center, 1735 Simpson Ave # 5, Ocean City, NJ 08226.


7:00 am - In-person Registration & Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up at Music Pier, 825 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226.
8:30 am - 5k Run & 5k Walk Start. The 1M Kids Fun Run will be held at the conclusion of the 5k Run & 5k Walk.


5k Run

Overall: Top 3 Male & Female

Age Groups: Top 3 Male & Female
8 & Under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14. 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

1M Kids Fun Run

Age Groups: Top 3 Male & Female
6 & Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14

Help us help the animals and keep a tradition alive in the process. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Ocean City. Thank you for your support.


  • Ocean City ordinances prohibit dogs on the Boardwalk at any time. Please leave your pet at home.
  • Refreshments will be provided at the end of the race
  • Results will be available on website
  • No confirmation will be sent, verify entry here
  • Race scored by DQ Events
  • All events will be held rain or shine
  • Event promoters have the right to alter or cancel events for any reason
  • No refunds, transfers, or credits

Race Contact Info

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Ocean City Music Pier
825 Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ US 08226


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