Join us for a fun morning celebrating the holiday season in Medford Lakes!
The 5K route is a USATF chip timed certified course through the picturesque community of Medford Lakes. The route will be decorated for the holidays.
5K race starts at 8:30 AM. Runners, walkers, and strollers are welcome! The first 300 participants will a pom pom winter hat. And, all participants will receive a pair of jingle bells to tie to their shoes.
Awards to top male and female and 3 deep male and female in the following age groups: 0-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+. **There are also 2 new award categories this year! "Stroller" category (awards for top 3 runners pushing a stroller) and "Most festive" category (awards for participants who are most festive).**
Bib pick-up is taking place on Friday, Dec. 15th from 4-7 PM at Running Co. of Medford at (62 S. Main Street, Medford, NJ) and then also day-of on Saturday starting at 7 AM.
The “Gingerbread Run” will start after the 5K concludes at 10 AM. Kids 10 and under are welcome! The kids route will be a short run/walk – approximately 1 kilometer. All participating kids will receive a medal and cookies!
The Medford Lakes Mad Paddler Float Group invites you it’s first annual Jingle All the Way 5K. You will run/walk the streets of Medford Lakes where there are beautiful sceneries of log cabins and beaches. The first 100 runners will receive a pair of gloves and jingle bells for your shoes. The funds raised from the 5K will support Canoe Carnival – which is an 84 year old tradition that takes place the first Saturday in August each year in Medford Lakes. There will be snacks and warm refreshments to keep warm. So come out, have fun, and jingle your way to help support a good cause.