Run in the Park--Highland Park 5k

Join Main Street Highland Park for a day of fun starting with the 12th annual Run in the Park 5k. The course, closed to traffic during the race, starts on North 5th Ave by the high school and then heads downhill towards New Brunswick for a fast first mile. The race then winds it’s way through the historic streets of Highland Park before finishing on the high school track. The event welcomes all participants including strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers.

Kids races will take place on the track after the 5k at approximately 10am. Kids races distances will be: a toddler dash, 200m (half lap), 400m (full lap), and 800m (2 laps). Children may participate in more than one.

NOTE: T-shirts can only be guaranteed if you register by April 5.

5k Registration 

$28 before 3/1, then $30 from 3/1 to 4/19, then $33 from 4/20 until online registration closes (midday on 5/2). $35 on race day. $3 off for USATF members except race day registration. 

Kids Races

$12 before 4/20, then $13 from 4/20. $15 on race day

Race Proceeds benefit the Borough of Highland Park Police, Fire, First Aid, Library, Main Street, and Recreation

May 03, 2020 Cancelled
Highland Park


5k Run/Walk
May 03, 2020 (Sunday) - 09:00
5 kilometers
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road
Superhero Kids Races - toddler dash, 200m, 400m, 800m
May 03, 2020 (Sunday) - 10:00
800 meters
Solo Kids Charity/Fund raising Road


May 03 2020 : Clear throughout the day.
9.5°C - 22.7°C (49.1°F - 72.8°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-05-11


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