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Verona Labor Day Classic

Mon September 3, 2018
Location: Verona, NJ US 07044 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.essexrunning.com/verona-labor-day-classic/.

Event Time Price Details
5K Race
9:30AM EDT
1 Mile Fun Run / Health Walk
9:00AM EDT
Verona Park
Lakeside Ave & Bloomfield Ave
Verona, NJ US 07044

Join us for the 36th Annual Verona Labor Day Classic, one of the best 5K races held in New Jersey and still only $20 if you pre-register ($17 for USATF members) with no extra fees for online registration! Fast USATF Certified 5K course through the streets of Verona with the start on Lakeside Ave and a scenic finish in Verona Park. There is also a 1 mile fun run / health walk in Verona Park.

The 5K is a USATF-NJ grand prix event with awards and Fleet Feet gift certificates to the top 3 M/F Verona residents and the top 3 M/F finishers in 5 year age groups (10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, every 5 years from 20 to 85+). Running shoes presented by Fleet Feet Sports to 1st overall M/F with Vince Carnevale Memorial Trophy. Electronic timing by CompuScore for the 5K using Chronotrack disposable B-tags. Results available on day of race at www.compuscore.com. Refreshments available after the race at the finish area.

Race Contact Info

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From Garden State Parkway: Exit 148, west on Bloomfield Ave thru Bloomfield and Montclair.  Go about 1 mile past intersection with Pompton Ave. Verona Park is on left. 

From 280: Exit 7, follow Pleasant Valley Way north to Verona Park.

From Route 23 (Pompton Ave): South to Bloomfield Ave. Turn Right and go about 1 Mile. Verona Park is on left.  


NO PARKING WITHIN VERONA PARK ON RACE DAY. Parking available on local streets and in municipal lot across from Bloomfield Ave.


Electronic timing by CompuScore using Chronotrack disposable B-tags attached to the bibs (5K only). Results will be available on race day and online at: www.compuscore.com.

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will be available at Fleet Feet Sports, 603 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair on Sat Sept. 1 (Noon – 7pm) and Sun, Sept. 2 (Noon – 4pm), or in Verona Park on race day (8:00 – 8:45am).


Running shoes presented by Fleet Feet Sports to 1st overall M/F with Vince Carnevale Memorial Trophy. 
Fleet Feet gift certificates: ($25 for 1st, $15 for 2nd, $10 for 3rd) to top 3 M/F Verona residents and top 3 M/F finishers in these age groups: 10 & under, 11 - 14, 15 - 19, Every 5 years from 20 to 85+

Fun Run - No awards or results. Each child will receive a finisher ribbon. Times displayed on digital clock at finish line.


This is a USATF sanctioned race and the 5K is part of the USATF-NJ grand prix series held on a USATF certified course.

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Course Map

Click here for the USATF certified course map for the 5K.


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