Saturday, November 03 2012 - 9:30 am
10th and Haven Ave.
Ocean City, NJ
Telephone: (609) 927-2053
The 17th Annual Trail of Two Cities 5K Walk & Run from Ocean City, NJ to Somers Point, NJ takes place on Sat., Nov. 3 starting at 8 a.m. Proceeds from the event will raise money for the Somers Point Foundation for Education and Ocean City Children’s Programs.
This popular walk & run brings the neighboring cities together while celebrating community pride, awareness and health. The 5K Walk & Run will begin at the Ocean City Transportation Center, 9th Street & Haven Ave., Ocean City, NJ and will end at John F. Kennedy Park in Somers Point, NJ. The entire course will be police patrolled and the 52nd Street Causeway will be closed to vehicles from 8 - 9:30 a.m.
Race participants will compete for medals in the following age groups who finish in under 40 minutes: under 9 years, 9 -11 years, 12 - 14 years, 15 - 19 years, 20 - 29 years, 30 - 39 years, 40 - 49 years, 50 - 59 years, 60 - 69 years and 70 years and older. Awards will also be given to the fastest overall male and female. The Trail of Two Cities awards ceremony will take place at John F. Kennedy Park after all participants have completed the course. Refreshments will also be available at the conclusion of the race.
Pre-registration is now open and the fee is $25 per person if received by Fri., Oct. 26. New this year is the availability to register online at www.lmsports.com/trailol12.htm. Registration forms can also be downloaded at www.somersptschools.org (click on Foundation for Education), or requested by contacting the Foundation for Education at (609) 927-2053, ext. 3101.The first 300 pre-registrants will receive a souvenir T-shirt, and additional pre-registrants will receive shirts while supplies last. Day-of-race registration begins at 7 a.m. at the Ocean City Transportation Center, located at 10th and Haven Avenue and the fee is $30 per person.
Families of up to four can register for a discounted rate of $60 for the group; however separate registration forms are required for each family participant and all hard copy registration forms must be mailed together.
Buses at John F. Kennedy Park in Somers Point will be available to transport runners/walkers to Ocean City to register and/or start the race. Buses will also be available to transport participants who need to return to Ocean City at the conclusion of the race and awards ceremony.
For additional information on a Trail of Two Cities, Foundation for Education or the Somers Point School District, please contact the Community Education and Recreation Director, Sydney Perkins at 609-927-2053 x3101or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the City of Somers Point, NJ visit www.somerspointgov.org or call 609-927-9088.