Eleventh Annual Kortney’s Challenge Returns To Monmouth Park To Get Tumors Off Kids’ Minds
WHAT: Kortney’s Challenge Two Mile Fun Run/Walk and Day at the Races. Fun family event with additional kids activities like crafts, pony rides and face painting. Radio station 107.1 FM will be on site to DJ and provide giveaways. After the race, join us for a full day of horse races.
WHEN: Sunday, August 7, 2016 (rain or shine). Race-day registration and t- shirt/goody bag pick up begin at 8:30 AM, Race starts at 10:00 AM.
WHY: The Kortney Rose Foundation with support ...
By Lori Draz, for the staff of The Journal
One of the clear signs of the start to the summer season is the annual celebration of RiverFest. The three-day festival of music, food, and fun returned to Red Bank’s Marine Park on the weekend of June 3, 4, and 5. Threatening weather did little to keep the enthusiastic crowds away, some of whom had traveled as far as Pennsylvania to attend.
One of the newest and brightest additions to the RiverFest attractions this year was The Journal tent! ...
Seventh Annual “Kids Triathlon For Bob Kelleher”
By Les Pierce
As event director Doug Rice announced last-minute race instructions on his bull horn, the words “have fun” were mentioned many times during the one-minute oration. Yes, this was indeed a race; however, acknowledging that “have fun” was the primary objective of the event, it was apparent that all of the nearly 200 participants were indeed winners.
The venue was the seventh annual “Kids Triathlon for Bob Kelleher,” a swim, bike, and run challenge held at Victory ...
Be A Good Neighbor Committee Celebrates Student Volunteers
By Lori Draz
On Sunday, June 5, the Be a Good Neighbor Committee threw a pizza party at Umberto’s Restaurant on River Road in Fair Haven to say thank you to the student volunteers who help so many of Fair Haven’s seniors.
The students are in the sixth through eighth grades at Knollwood School and they volunteer each year to help seniors shovel snow. More than 60 students volunteered this year and many of the students have volunteered each year of their middle school term.
The Be a ...
Rumson’s In A Pickle…
There is a craze that is sweeping the nation. There are over two million players, and now Pickleball has arrived in Rumson. Despite its silly sounding name, Pickleball players are addicted to the sport, which is a combination of badminton, ping-pong, and tennis. It can be played indoors or outdoors on a court the size of badminton court, with paddles and a wiffleball.
The sport was invented in 1965 in a town outside of Seattle by a congressman name Joel Pritchard. He wanted to play ...