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A message from our race director, Lori Ditzel

We are BACK!!! Half Marathon, 5k, Challenge Race and kids run!

All races will be a LIVE EVENTS at this point.

Sponsorship opportunities available! Come be part of our 45th annual event.

Thank you to all who support and love our race ❤️ Stay safe, stay well.

 

The Seaside Challenge

Start Time: 8:00am

IMPORTANT: 200 runner maximum capacity for this event. Registration ends when maximum capacity is reached.

Runners are welcomed to take the “Seaside Challenge”, and run the 5K and the Half Marathon races back-to-back!


THREE MEDALS given to finishers of the challenge – 5K, ½ marathon & a special Challenge medal!

Pre-Register and receive an ORC Seaside Half/5k Long-Sleeved Shirt AND Challenge Pint glass! Pre-Registration deadline is Thursday 9/9/2022 .

Water, Gatorade & Porta-Potties provided on course as well as Post Race Food/Snacks!

*In order to be in the Seaside Challenge, you must register for the Challenge category at the time of registration. You can NOT combine your individual 5K and ½ marathon entries to count as the Challenge. If you register for the 5k and the 1/2 marathon separately, you will NOT be in the Seaside Challenge. If you have already registered for one of the events and now want to be in the Seaside Challenge, you can contact us on our Facebook Page.

**Awards are not given for the challenge. Those who participate in the challenge are eligible for awards given in each race. Please see the individual race information for award qualifications.

Pre-Registration $80.00 **ends Fri Sep 9, 2022
Post Registration $100.00 **NO DISCOUNTS

Register Here

All events are rain or shine. No refunds or deferrals.

Questions? Please send a private message on our Facebook Page.

 

 

Half Marathon

Start Time: 9:00am (3 hour time limit)

The Half Marathon is flat & fast with a course that takes you from beach to bay! Starting at the Sawmill Cafe, runners will run south into Seaside Park through the residential neighborhood before running along side the bay. Runners will then be directed back to the Sawmill. But it doesn't end there - runners will repeat the same loop TWICE!

Medals to All Finishers!

Awards to the Top 3 finishers (Male & Female) and Top 3 in 5-year Age Groups (19 and under thru 80 and over)!

Receive an ORC Seaside Half/5k Long-Sleeved Shirt!

Water, Gatorade & Porta-Potties provided on course as well as Post Race Food/Snacks!


Pre-Registration $50.00 **ends Fri Sep 9, 2022
Post Registration $65.00 **NO DISCOUNTS

Register Here

All events are rain or shine. No refunds or deferrals.

Questions? Please send a private message on our Facebook Page.

 

 

5K

Start Time: 8:00am (45 minute time limit)

IMPORTANT: 400 runner maximum capacity for this event. Registration ends when maximum capacity is reached.

The 5k race will be entirely along the boardwalk in Seaside Park.


Medals to All Finishers!

Awards to the Top 3 finishers (Male & Female) and Top 3 in 10-year Age Group (14 and under thru 80 and over)!

Receive an ORC Seaside Half/5k Long-Sleeved Shirt!

Water provided on course as well as Post Race Food/Snacks!


Pre-Registration $25.00 **ends Fri Sep 9, 2022
Post Registration $35.00 **NO DISCOUNTS

1/2 Mile & 1 mile Fun Run

Saturday, Oct 22, 2022

1 mile Start: 4:15pm, 1/2 mile Start: 4:30pm

Benefits Toms River Education Foundation. A medal will be provided!

Medals to All Finishers!

Receive a Short-Sleeved Shirt!

Pre-Registration $10.00 **ends Sep 9, 2022
Post Registration $15.00 **NO DISCOUNTS

Register Here

All events are rain or shine. No refunds or deferrals.

Questions? Please send a private message on our Facebook Page.

 

 

Our Sponsors

The success and low-cost entry fees of the ORC Seaside Half Marathon & 5K is largely due to the generosity of our sponsors. We ask that our runners and volunteers support them, just like they support us!

Road Runner Sports

490 Broad Street Ste. 1

Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

(732) 212-1165

Website

Sawmill Cafe

1807 Boardwalk

Seaside Park, NJ 08752

Website-

Squirrel's Nut Butter

Website

Run Fit Stoked

Website

Instagram

Facebook

Hello Revive

Website

SorSoap

Website

Instagram

Facebook

Stop and Shop

Website

MONMOUTH & OCEAN COUNTIES BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL

4057 Hwy. 9N, PMB #382

Howell, New Jersey 07731

(732) 919-1999

Pinnacle Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine

2809 Rte 88 Suite 2

Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

732-475-6745

Website

Two Fit Crazies & a Microphone

Website

Valor Supplements

732-569-0397

Website

Urner Barry Printing & Mailing

1001 Corporate Circle

Toms River, NJ 08755

800-UBPRINT

Website

Atlantic Physical Therapy Center

Website

Rinderer Construction

732-341-0838

Website

Wawa

Website

Pepsi

Website

Frequently Asked Questions

When and Where is Packet Pick-Up?


Packet Pick Up will take place at the Sawmill Cafe on Saturday 5-7pm, and Sunday Morning beginning at 7am. Please have a form of ID ready.

All runners under age 18 MUST bring parent or guardian to sign a consent to run. NO EXCEPTIONS.



Is there parking available?


Yes but parking meters are in effect during packet-pickups and the races. There are plenty of residential side streets that do not have meters and are still within walking distance of the Start.



What time do the races begin?


The Seaside Challenge and the 5K begin at 8:00am. The half marathon begins at 9:00am. Both races begin and end at the Sawmill Cafe.



Is there a time limit for the half marathon?


Yes - the time limit is 3 hours. If runners are still on the course we ask the timing company as a courtesy to continue recording. This is not a guarantee that it will be permitted.



Are there Port-A-Johns available?


Yes, Port-A-Johns will be available at 24th Ave Fluid stop and Start/Finish Area. The double loop course allows for runners to pass these stops 4 times.

Can I pick up a packet for another runner?


Yes, but please have a copy of that runner's photo Id and a letter consenting the pickup.



Can I register on race day?


Yes - you can register at Packet Pickup on Saturday from 5-7pm or Sunday Morning beginning at 7am.



I plan to register at the race. Will I receive a shirt?


Shirts are only guaranteed to the pre-registrants that signed up by the pre-registration deadline. All registrants thereafter will receive a shirt while supplies last and on a first-come-first-serve basis.



How many fluid stops are there?


The 5K will have a Water stop at the turn-around point. The Half Marathon will have Water/Gatorade available with a double-loop course, which equals to 6 stops total.



Are running strollers permitted?


Running or regular strollers are NOT PERMITTED as per safety regulations.


Other Questions? Please send us a message on our Facebook Page!

Start: Sawmill Cafe

1807 Boardwalk

Seaside Park, NJ 08752