Mother Runner Events, 2nd Annual Take Me Out To The 5k is a family event for all. It allows individuals and families to conquer both physical and mental milestones all while supporting a prominent cause. The race will feature a Major League 5k timed run, Minor League 1 mile walk, and a 200 yard Rookie Run for the kids. All race options will take place on the stadium property with a finishers zone on the field. Runners will receive a complimentary t-shirt and the “rookies” a commemorative item. Upon completion of their events, runners are invited to spend the evening at the stadium. Food and alcohol concessions will be open for purchase. In addition, kids will enjoy complimentary access to the kids corner, including a bounce house area, boardwalk games, face painting, a visit with Buster, the stadium mascot, and more!
Best of all runners registration will be supporting a local non-profit. Brave Beginnings Inc., a leading play-based therapy outreach program, serving toddlers diagnosed with Autism, Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy,speech apraxia, behavioral concerns and other developmental delays in Monmouth County. Take Me Out to the 5K will help fund the volunteer based non-profit, providing more resources to children in need.
Additional Information: Take Me Out to the 5K is a stroller friendly race. The Rookie Run is open to children walking age to 12 years old. In addition to their participation in the Rookie Run, all registered rookies are invited to accompany their registered parent/guardian on their Minor League 1 mile walk/run.
For safety reasons, and the structure of our race course, the parking lots will close from 7:00 p.m. until the last runner crosses the finish line. Please keep this in mind to ensure you get to the venue on time. If necessary, notify family members who are attending as spectators. Main roads leading into the stadium will be blocked by local police and NO entry will be allowed until completion of the race.
PARKING: Upon entering the stadium parking lot, look for parking signs to guide you to the designated parking area. This will be on the left hand side.
Packets can be picked up from 5-8 p.m. outside the main entrance of First Energy Park.
(Home of Lakewood BlueClaws) Your race packets can also be picked up morning of the event at the registration table. Please arrive early if choosing this option. Registration table will open at 5:30 p.m.
Both the Minor League 1 Mile and the Major League 5K will start at 7:30 p.m.
Rookie Run will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. please have children in the stadium ready by 6:45
Online registration will remain open until 9 p.m. Thursday, April 23rd. After 9 p.m. registration must be done in person at the registration table- day of the event.
DAY OF PRICE INCREASE: $35- 5K $17- 1 Mile $12 Rookie Run
Take Me Out to the 5K is brought to you by Mother Runner Events, an RRCA certified race management company.