Thu April 16 - Sun April 19 Your own town, NJ US 07719 Directions
Capt. Zinn Memorial Virtual 5K Run + Race walk

Let's stay connected and motivated! We encouraged you to keep moving and now want to inspire you to compete too! In honor of social distancing we challenge you to partake in the Capt. Zinn Memorial 5K Run and race walk virtually! Run or race walk a 5K between April 16th - 19th, submit your name and time and see overall results by noon on April 20th. Top 3 fastest times will be recognized and awarded. It is $10 to participate and $5 for veterans, military personnel and medical staff. 

Please know that The Shore Athletic Club is a 501c3 not for profit organization with a mission to develop youth and teen long distance and T&F athletes, activate the human spirit through competitive evens for all ages while promoting long distance running and T&F as life time sports. All proceeds from this virtual race will help the club support our youth programs, local events and competitive athletes. 

Send results (full name, age and final time) via e-mail to

Thank you for your support! 

Here Are Your Options:

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Location of your choice!
Your own town, NJ US 07719

$10 Registration

$5 for All Veterans, Military Personnel, Medical Staff, First Responders + their families

Hit the road or use Zwift from your treadmill. 

The 2020 Captain Zinn Memorial + Virtual Race 5k run will occur Sunday, April 19th at your location of choice. Unfortunately we will not be hosting the event at Wall Township Fields. In lieu of racing in person, we encourage you to race your own 5K of choice and submit your time. 3 fastest times will receive an award, website and social recognition. Registration is only $5 for all veterans, military personnel and medical staff. 

This event is in honor of Ronald Lloyd "Ron" Zinn who was a race walker from the United States, who represented his native country at two Summer Olympics, starting in 1960 at Rome and then placed 6th in 20K racewalk at Tokyo Olympics of 1964. Come join us as we salute Capt. Zinn, who was part of our front line 50 years ago. We will be honoring our front line presently too - THANK YOU TO ALL MEDICAL STAFF for fighting a different war! 



- run or race walk a 5K between Thursday, April 16th - Sunday, April 19th
- submit your time by 11:59 PM on Sunday, April 19th - please send proof of run/time (picture of stop watch, strava, fitbit, garmin mapmyrun, etc.)
- results will be posted by noon on Monday, April 20th 
- fastest 3 times for the 5K will be recognized and awarded (top three male + female)
most fun picture or post will be recognized and 


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Capt. Ronald Lloyd Zinn


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