Oburg 5K Mine Run (Same Day Reg 8 - 9 a.m. Only) Online closed

Mon June 15, 2020 Ogdensburg, NJ US 07439 Directions
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Oburg 5K Mine Run/Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT Registration Opens February 28, 2020 at 9:51am EST
Place
Main Street Route 517
Ogdensburg, NJ US 07439
Description

The Oburg 5K known as the Major Race in a Miner Town has taken new direction and energy as it prepares for a new partner Sussex County Habitat in 2019!  A new home reconstruction was just finished on Main Street thanks to Sussex County Habitat for Humanity!  Runners and walkers will run through the historical Sterling Mine at around 2 miles, one of few in the world known for its rare displays...Each participant receives a free 2 hour mine tour pass until July 1st showing your bib number.  Participants get a chance to sport a miner's helmet while passing thru the mine only.  The day will be celebrated with DJ Benny music, 2 water stops, food and fun for all ages.  Light entertainment with Theresa displaying twirling "fake fire by day."   Get a picture with the featured miner's cart at the Firehouse.

The Minor's Mile (actual 600 yd dash) will run for kids 14 and under with race day sign up for $10 sponsored by the Ogdensburg PTO.  Shirts and goodie bags for all 5Kers while supplies last.  Parking at the school and as directed.  Start at the school .....and finish behind the firehouse.  Multiple Johnnie's for little wait time!!  Unique awards as designed by Habitat and 60 medals for top three 10 year age groups. 

Thanks to our sponsors Thorlabs, Braen Stone, Fresh Pickens on 206 and free apples coming, Cailey Jewelers (watches for youth age group and overall winner gift cards), Stop and Shop, Bagel Bistro and Dunkin Donuts.

Andy Ball - Race Director  /  973-222-8748

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