Run for Runaways custom designed t-shirt (while supplies last), DJ, food, goodie bag, free massage
5K Run: 9 & under, 10 to 79 (in 5 year groups) and then 80 and over Kids' Sprints: ages 2-11 Walkers: all ages, stroller friendly, dogs welcome
5K Run: Top 3 overall male and female, top 3 male and female in each age group
Kid's Sprints: #1 finisher ribbons for all kids
8:45 AM - Aerobic Warm-Up 9:00 AM - Fitness Walk (2 miles) 9:00-11:15 AM - Silent Auction - Bid on a unique collection of sports memorabilia and quality merchandise 9:45 AM - Aerobic Warm-Up 10:00 AM (sharp) - 5K Run 11:00 AM - Kids Sprints 11:30 AM - Awards
Important Note: Parking is limited and runners are advised to arrive
by 9:30 a.m. (the road is closed at 9:45 a.m. for the duration of the
race). The walk starts at 9:00 a.m. and the 5k run starts promptly at
Scenic loop along a flat, paved waterfront road within the park. One water stop.
Two-mile walk within the park. Suitable for strollers and dogs.
Kids Sprints - Ages 2 - 11, 25 - 200 yards.
Directions to Colonial Park 156 Mettlers Road, Somerset, NJ 08873
From Route 287 Route
287 to Exit 10 toward New Brunswick. Take Easton Avenue to the first
light. Make a right onto Cedar Grove Lane. Follow for two miles, and
make a right at the fourth light onto Weston Road. Follow to first light
and make a left onto Elizabeth Avenue. Colonial Park is on the right.
From Route 206 Southbound: Take
Route 206 to Dukes Parkway. Go through the U-turn and cross back over
Route 206. Follow Dukes Parkway to the end, and turn right onto Main
Street. Go through the center of Manville. Make a left at the light onto
the Manville Causeway (Wilhousky Street). Go over a small bridge and
turn right onto Weston Road. Follow Weston Road for 1.5 miles and make
the first right onto Mettlers Road. Entrances to Colonial Park will be
on the left and right.
Northbound: Take 206
to Amwell Road. Make a right at the light onto Amwell Road. After three
and a half miles you will see a sign for Colonial Park on the right
side. Turn left here onto Mettlers Road. Entrances for Colonial Park
will be on the left and right.
From New Brunswick area (Hamilton Street - Amwell Road) Follow
Hamilton Street from New Brunswick - the name changes to Amwell Road in
Somerset. Amwell Road comes to a fork; turn left. You are still on
Amwell Road. Follow to the second light and make a right onto Elizabeth
Avenue. Follow Elizabeth to the Colonial Park entrance on the left.