Date of the race- May 30, 2020 Saturday (rain or shine)
Course Certification Number- NJ17002LMB
Name of the event- BRC Runs Third State Hops 5K
Location of event- Riverview Restaurant- 219 High St, Burlington, NJ 08016
Race Details- Come out and run with Burlington Running Club by starting the day off with running our 5K. A flat and fast race through beautiful historic Burlington, NJ with gorgeous views of the Delaware River. After the race join us at beautiful Riverview Restaurant for our post race festival that will include lawn games, a $5 menu crafted by the amazing chefs at Riverview, music and more. All runners over 21 will receive a Third State Beer and a collectable finisher award with their race entry. After the festival the party continues at Third State Brewing where there will be live music! Please remember to bring your ID if you plan on partaking in an after race brew! Check our our race video from last year created by Our World Media Hub!
Course Support- There will be one water stop at the half way point. All runners and walkers must complete the course within 1 hour or keep a 19 minute per mile pace. After 1 hour the course will reopen to regular traffic.
Date and Time – Race day packet pick-up and registration is from 8:45 am – 9:45 am. Race begins at 10:00 am.
Registration- This race sells out fast so get in before it is too late!! The race is capped at 400 and participants are strongly encouraged to preregister online. For all others, registration will start on race day at 8:45 am at the Riverfront Promenade.
Registration amounts and dates- 5K— $30 until 3/31, $35 until 4/30, $40 until May 29, Race Day Registrations $45 per person from 8:45 am – 9:45 am.
Award categories- Prizes for Male and Female 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall. Additional prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, male and female in the following age groups: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over. The three largest teams also get prizes at the award ceremony (teams must have at least 6 runners to be eligible for prizes).
After the race- Right after the race the awards ceremony will be held at Riverview Restaurant. All participants can kick back and enjoy food, music, and raffled door prizes!
Sponsorships, Donations, and Volunteers: There are a number of ways to be involved with BRC Runs Third State Hops 5K. Even if you aren’t planning to run or walk in the event, please consider volunteering, making a tax-deductible donation, or sponsoring through your local business to receive great branding and advertising benefits. Volunteers, please register on this website. Click the button that says “volunteer” and enter your information so that we can keep a count and ensure that we leave nothing to chance. To obtain more information, please contact Aisha O’Donnell at (609)775-7688 or email [email protected]
Part of the proceeds of the race will benefit The O League. The O League (TOL) is a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization providing sports and education to families in Burlington County. TOL provides health and wellness services, as well as, youth and family education services. With basketball and baseball as our primary sports, we provide both competitive as well as recreational activities. Once a year TOL honors one student with a unique background and dedication to TOL education programs with a $2000 scholarship as they transition to college.
We greatly appreciate the support and participation of the community. Contributions made to TOL directly support local scholarship students, as well as, youth education programs, such as; TEAM Leadership Development, 4H STEM classes, summer programs, and after school programs.
Pre-Race Packet Pickup- Friday May 29 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Third State Brewery, 352 High Street, Burlington, NJ 08016
Parking- Free parking available off of High Street and another large lot behind Brick Wall Restaurant.