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Saturday in the Park Women's 5K - 25th Anniversary
Saturday in the Park 5K 2018 - September 1, Holmdel Park
Women Taking Steps to Help Women - Women's 5K Race and Scenic 3-Mile Walk
Read about the 2018 event here
Check this page often for the latest news on Saturday in the Park!
The Saturday in the Park Race Committee of the Jersey Shore Running Club thanks your for helping us to make the event is as successful as each of the past 24 years.
Location: Holmdel Park, Holmdel, NJ
Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018
Time: 9:00 am Women’s 5K Run & Scenic 3-Mile Walk
10:00 am Children’s Races
Park Open: 8:00 am
Entry Fees: $25 (before 8/25)
$30 August 26 thru race day
$5 Children's Races
Top 3 Overall in 5K
Top 3 RaceWalk Division
Top 3 in 5-year age groups
Top 3 Mother/Daughter & Sister/Sister teams
Mary Conry Memorial Award presented to the 1st JSRC finisher
Top Fundraisers recognized
Team/Group with most participants
High School Team Challenge
Directions: GS Parkway Exit 114. Head West on Red Hill Rd. Turn right at light onto Crawfords Corner-Everett Rd. Drive two miles, then turn left onto Roberts Road. Holmdel Park is approximately 1.5 miles on the right.
Course: click on these links for course maps
Saturday in the Park beneficiaries
Over the past twenty four years, Saturday in the Park has financially supported local women’s charities with programs dedicated to providing shelter, counseling, advocacy and education for women and their families in Monmouth and Ocean counties - places of safety where hope can be realized and a new way of living can be learned. Our list of organizations will include:
Providence House, Lakewood. Providence House offers services to women and children who are affected by domestic violence. Services include emergency shelter, crisis intervention, counseling and therapy as well as community education and training.
Linkages, Tinton Falls. Linkages provides transition housing program and case management. Emergency shelter is offered to families in Monmouth County at risk of losing their home. Parents are provided with job skills and household budget training.
HS Team Incentives
SIP has enjoyed enthusiastic support from many girls’ high school and youth athletic teams. In addition to many of the states’ female cross-country teams participating in the race, teams from other sports, including soccer and field hockey, have participated in large numbers. In an effort to show our appreciation to these teams and to encourage continued support of SIP and the race’s beneficiaries, the race is offering two benefits to high school and youth teams. First, all members of these teams will get the special entry fee of $20 provided that they register prior to August 25. New this year will be awards to the top three high school or youth teams based on their number of participants. The awards will be a contribution to their team fund in the following amounts: $100 to the team with the most participants, $75 to the team with the second largest number of participants and $50 to the team with the third largest number of participants. For more information on this program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holmdel Soccer wins SIP Team Challenge
Our Sponsors Click here for Race Program
Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association
Thanks to all Participants, Volunteers and Sponsors.
Read about the 2017 event here
ah herald.com: Saturday in the Park "Women Taking Steps to Help Women"
2015 Race Links
4 Race Links
3 Race Links
Rundamentals Training Sessions
2013 Rundamentals Participants
2012 Race Links
2011 Race Links
2010 Race Links
The Saturday in the Park Race Committee of the Jersey Shore Running Club thanks your for helping us to make the 2009 event is as successful as each of the past 16 years.
9 Race Links
8 Race Links
2005 Post Race
2004 Post Race
A purple ribbon - in remembrance of Mary Conry. She was a friend, a co-worker, a fellow runner. We who knew her were fortunate to have Mary in our lives.
We thank participants and volunteers for wearing a ribbon to remember Mary Conry, JSRC member who recently passed away. Ribbons will be available at a special table near the race registration area. We will also be collecting optional donations, to be presented to a local women's crisis center in Mary's name.
Jim Robbins' 2003 Article on AHHerald.com (thank you Jim!) click here.
Click here for the Saturday in the Park Web Site