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2024 North Jersey Pride Run

Sun June 2, 2024 South Orange, NJ 07079 US Directions


2024 North Jersey Pride Run

9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

2024 North Jersey Pride Kids Run

10:00AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
Open to ages 2 - 9.


Grove Park
South Orange, NJ US 07079


The North Jersey Pride Run is a 5K and Kids Race in South Orange, NJ that brings our community together and raises funds for North Jersey Pride, Inc.

North Jersey Pride, Inc. is a  501(c)3 dedicated to supporting LGBTQ youth and families through programming and events in the Garden State. We aim to inspire our larger ally community to get involved in the struggle for full equality and to join us in building a world where all young people feel safe, loved and accepted for who they are.  

North Jersey Pride Run Details:

5K for participants 18 and older: $25 ($30 on Race Day)

5K for participants under 18 years: $15  ($30 on Race Day)

Kids' Race (3-9 years old): $5  ($10 on Race Day)

This USATF-certified 5K course begins and ends in Grove Park, South Orange, NJ. Runners and walkers of all ages, speeds, and styles are welcome to participate in the 5K.  Come with your kids, your strollers, and your (5K capable) pets for a good time in the back of the pack.  Looking for a PR on this flat, fast certified 5K course?  Then step up to the front and lead the way!

Grove Park is in walking distance to the NJ Transit South Orange Train Station.

Race Start Time:  9:00am

Kids Race Start Time:  10:00am in Grove Park

All children ages 3-9 years old are eligible for the Kids' Race.  Depending on the number of participants, the Kids' Race may be divided into heats based on age (distance may be adjusted based on age group as well).  

In the past many young children run the both the 5K and the Kids Race.  It was wonderful to see so many young people out on the 5K course together. Please contact us if you have any questions about your young child participating in the 5K distance.


Age groups: Under 10, 10-13, 14-17, 18-22, 23-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Within each age group, the runners with the top three times in each of the three gender categories (female, male, and nonbinary) will receive awards.




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Traveling to South Orange by Train

Use the following link to find NJ Transit schedules and fares to South Orange.

About North Jersey Pride, Inc.

North Jersey Pride, Inc., is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that produces events and activities to promote inclusivity, equality, awareness, and understanding in the upper Garden State.  NJP produces the North Jersey Pride Festival on the second Sunday in June, as well as a week of activities leading up to the Festival. 

 For more on NJP and Pride events visit


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