23rd Annual Little Silver 5k

The 23rd Annual Little Silver 5K will be held on Sunday, October 2 at Red Bank Regional High School (RBR), 101 Ridge Road, Little Silver. Kids will kick off the day at 8:45 a.m. for the Kids’ One Mile Fun Run, starting and ending on the RBR track. The 5K race begins at 9:30 a.m. Kiddie Dashes (preK-fourth grade) will be held following the conclusion of the 5K. This year’s race is the USATF-NJ Women’s Open 5K Championship race.

Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female USATF finishers, who will receive cash prizes of $150, $100, and $50. Awards will be given to the top three male and female in all five-year age groups, up to age 80+. Awards will also be given to the first place male and female Little Silver residents. Medals will go to all children participating in the kiddie dashes and one-mile fun run.

Register now at www.LittleSilver5K.com. The post-race party begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Little Silver Firehouse, located on Prospect Avenue. There will be refreshments, live music, food by Molinari’s, and many fun activities for the children, such as pumpkin decorating, face painting, fun with    Sweet & Sassy, and more. The party is free for registered runners (please show your race number), $20 for non-runners, and kids are free.

For a donation of $100 for a family sponsorship, your family name will appear on the back of all 2015 Youth Race participant t-shirts. Go to http://www.littlesilver5k.com/family-sponsorship.html. Business sponsorship opportunities are also still available. Visit http://www.littlesilver5k.com/sponsors.html.

Please visit the website at www.LittleSilver5K.com for more information and like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LittleSilver5K.