Run in the Park--Highland Park 5k

Sun May 3, 2020 Highland Park, NJ 08904 US Directions
HP5k Canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

HP 5k Race & Street Fair Update

We are very sad to say that due to COVID-19 concerns and uncertainty, we be postponing the annual Highland Park 5k race and Spring Street Fair on Sunday May 3, 2020. Please email to be put on our mailing list for rescheduling updates.

Here Are Your Options:

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

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

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

102 N. 5th Ave.
Highland Park, NJ US 08904

Join Main Street Highland Park for a day of fun starting with the 12th annual Run in the Park 5k. The course, closed to traffic during the race, starts on North 5th Ave by the high school and then heads downhill towards New Brunswick for a fast first mile. The race then winds it’s way through the historic streets of Highland Park before finishing on the high school track. The event welcomes all participants including strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers.

Kids races will take place on the track after the 5k at approximately 10am. Kids races distances will be: a toddler dash, 200m (half lap), 400m (full lap), and 800m (2 laps). Children may participate in more than one.

NOTE: T-shirts can only be guaranteed if you register by April 5.

5k Registration 

$28 before 3/1, then $30 from 3/1 to 4/19, then $33 from 4/20 until online registration closes (midday on 5/2). $35 on race day. $3 off for USATF members except race day registration. 

Kids Races

$12 before 4/20, then $13 from 4/20. $15 on race day

Race Proceeds benefit the Borough of Highland Park Police, Fire, First Aid, Library, Main Street, and Recreation

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Main Sponsors
"Extra Mile" Sponsors
Kids races sponsored by:
Supporting Sponsors
Additional sponsors
Food and drink sponsors

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