It is indeed a pleasure to welcome sponsors, families and athletes to the REV IT UP! 5K/10K Festival and FITNESS Expo. 8-12 noon. Presented by Rev It Up Auto, Therapeutics Unlimited, iHeart Media and The Rev It Up Run for Fun starts at 9 a.m. April 23, while both the 5K/10K kick off at 9:30 a.m. Great prizes in the 5K and 10K are awaiting for those striving for the top three prizes in both the 5K/10K men’s and women’s divisions. Keeping in mind that the 5K is a run and walk through beautiful neighborhoods and Station Park. We expect to attract a variety of ages and levels of runners from 7 – 80+ The 120 individual CUSTOM medals and prizes for largest & fastest 5K/10K teams. The participation of a community to benefit P.A.L. of Sparta is a great goal to accomplish on any level.
The event includes a PRE RACE PASTA PARTY from 5 – 8 p.m. on Friday at the Sparta P.A.L. sponsored by Villa Capri II, a full race day of fitness activities and entertainment: family walking, running, stroller fun. FREE food for participants at the Main Street Cafe. Will Cowan and the Mason Jar Rebellion Bank, Merry go Round for Kids, Complimentary Sports Massage, activities,bounce house, multiple door prizes and much more fun will be on hand for everyone! Our sponsors continue to find new and innovative ways to enhance the event, and for that we are grateful. There will be Miner baseball, Stags football, nutritional vendors and more!! I would like to thank our 2016 sponsors: REV IT UP AUTO of Sparta, Therapeutics Unlimited, WSUS 102.3, WNNJ 103.7, Sparta Stop and Shop, Alpine Roofing, First Hope Bank, Thorlabs, Eastern Propane, Zoom Ziplines, Highland State Bank, Accomplitech Computer Services, NJ Foster, Sussex Bank, Culligan water conditioning, Sparta Station Athletics, Massage Envy of Rockaway, CMG Marketing Agency, Modell’s, NJ Foster a Child, Villa Capri II, Bagel Bistro, Lakeland Bank, Cailey Jewelers and Sussexpress LLC. for their generous and continued support of our worthy event allowing us to grow each year.
We hope you enjoy this event and come back each year to participate in the new and improved REV IT UP 5K/10K Festival & FITNESS Expo as it grows in many unique ways.
Andy Ball / Chief Ernie Reigstad
Main Street Events / P.A.L. of Sparta
Prerace Pasta Party & Packet Pickup
Pre Race Pasta Party & Packet Pickup sponsored by Villa Capri II will be available at 38 Station Rd., Sparta P.A.L. building Friday April 24 from 5 pm-8 p.m. Race Day Registration will be open Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Guests without bib number are $5 each for child or adult.
Race Day Directions to Registration site: Parking at Station Park off of Rt 517 or 38 Station Rd across from Glen Rd. Must access Station Rd at Kids Castle side of Station Rd off Rt 517.
38 Station Rd
Sparta NJ, 07871
FROM THE SOUTH:
Garden State Parkway or NJ Turnpike to Rt. 287 North to Rt. 80 West () to Rt. 15 North (Exit 34B) for 12 miles to Rt. 517 South (2nd Sparta Exit). Right at end of ramp, go under railroad bridge to traffic light. Follow to either first or second station park entrance. Early racers may find parking at the P.A.L. Sports Complex 300 yards beyond the main entrance to station park.
FROM THE EAST:
Follow South directions from ()
FROM THE WEST:
Rt.80 East to Exit 19 (Rt. 517 North – Hackettstown/Andover Exit). At top of ramp turn right onto Rt. 517 North. Follow Rt. 517 North to Andover (crossing Rt. 206 and turning right at light by the Andover Inn and then left at the 3 way STOP – this is all Rt. 517). After 3 way STOP sign, you will go about 5 miles to a traffic light. At light, turn right and go up hill, passing through a major intersection/Sparta Methodist Church….Station Rd/Park will be first left after you pass under railroad tressel
The Sparta P.A.L. offers rentals and variety of basketball and volleyball programs for kids.
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|5K Run/Walk Registration||09:30||3.100 mi|
|10K Run Registration||09:30||6.200 mi|
Rev It Up Run starts at bottom of driveway, is about 1/2 mile and requires registration with 9 a.m. start. Strollers and pets are allowed. Chips must be placed properly for recording purposes. Bib’s must be seen on front of chest. Pasta Party and Packet pickup available at April 25th 5-8 p.m. at the Sparta P.A.L. 38 Station Rd. Same day registration and packet pickup is available inside the P.A.L. Complex on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. The start/finish are at bottom of the P.A.L. driveway.
REV IT UP Run begins at the bottom of the driveway, is approxately 1/2 Mile, and requires same day registration beginning at 9 a.m. 5K is for runner and walkers and both 5K / 10K Run welcomes strollers. Parking at Station Park, Kids Castle with Sussexpress shuttle or the P.A.L. Complex. Chip must be worn properly to record your finish time and place, while bib is visible on your chest area. Times posted on white board or available that night on Tristate Timing.com Pasta Party and Packet pickup is available Friday, April 25th from 5-8 p.m. at the Sparta P.A.L. Also, event day packet pickup and registration also available inside the P.A.L. Complex from 7:30 a.m.- 8:45 a.m. The start and finish for both 5K/10K at the bottom of the P.A.L. driveway.