Sat October 21, 2023 Ocean Grove, NJ 07756 US Directions


Shirts guaranteed through 9/22

5K Run/Walk

$30 9:00AM EDT
288 spots left.

Registration Opens May 27, 2023
Shirts guaranteed through 9/22

2 Mile Walk

$30 9:05AM EDT Price increases after September 22, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Jersey Shore Arts Center
66 South Main Street
Ocean Grove, NJ US 07756


RACE LOCATION: Jersey Shore Arts Center (Old Neptune High School) • 66 S. Main Street, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756 

PACKET PICK-UP:  Packet Pick-up will be held October 19, 2023 from 6pm to 8pm • October 20, 2023 6pm to 8pm and October 21, 2023 7am to 8:30am. Packets/bags will not be held after 9:15am on race day. Runners must provide Photo ID for pick-up of Run Packets. Packets/bags contain race bib, race shirt, race event information, JSAC calendar of events, and promotional items from our sponsors. 

RACE START-TIME: 5K start time 9am - This 5K is a Mass start. 2 Mile Walk will start at 9:05am. 

RACE COURSE: Flat, fast run, straight through Historic Ocean Grove Main Street, continuing onto the Ocean Grove Boardwalk and through to Bradley Beach Boardwalk then back to the Jersey Shore Arts Center. Traffic controlled and a marked course. Water and snacks provided before and after the race.  Water Stations will be available on the course.

AWARD CATEGORIES:  Top 3 Male & Female Runners • Top "Ocean Grove" Male & Female Runners • Top Age Male & Female  Age Groups 12 and under, 13 to 19yrs, 20 - 29, 30- 39, 40-49, 50- 59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 -89, 90+

FEES: “Early Registration” $30.00 until 5/27/2023 • Late Registration $35 starting 9/23/23 • There will be on-site registration available at this year’s event and during Packet Pick Up. Shirts guaranteed to registrants who register before 9/23/23. We will have extra stock of shirts and bags and we will try to supply these to all registrants if supplies exist. Early registration is strongly recommended this event does draw a large attendance.

FOR RACE INFO: Main Office call (732) 502-0050 | |  

PAYMENT: Check/money order payable to Jersey Shore Arts Center with signed completed form mailed to
Jersey Shore Arts Center
Attn: Run for the Arts 5K
P.O. Box 55,
Ocean Grove, NJ 07756.


Cash, Checks, MasterCard and Visa are accepted on packet pickup nights and day of the race. 

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