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Please come join us as we celebrate our 13th year supporting the Middletown Youth Athletic Association and other local organizations. Both the 5k and 15k are challenging runs for all abilities. Run the scenic and hilly country roads and work off some of that Thanksgiving dinner!

Race Updates

As of Saturday night 11/30/13 there are a handful of spots left!!! There will be limited registration race day and shirts are not guaranteed. Once these spots sell out there will be NO race day registration.

SATURDAY PACKET PICK UP - We are expecting a big crowd on race day. The best place to pick up your bib and shirt will be at Road Runner Sports, Shrewsbury, from 1 – 4 on Saturday. While you are there be sure register to win a $250 gift certificate. Road Runner will be offering 10% discount (20% to VIPS) on purchases.

GYMS AND FITNESS CENTERS - Saturday at Road Runner is the last day to register your teams. There will be NO team registration on race day. Are you a member of a gym or fitness center? Click here for details on our NEW team competition!

RACE DAY PARKING - Parking at Bodman is limited so if you pick up your number at Road Runner on Saturday it is advised to park at Fairview Elementary School, 230 Cooper Road, Middletown Just a half mile away from the start. This year port-a-johns will also be available at the race starting line.

SOLES 4 SOULS SHOE COLLECTION - In addition to sneakers, they will be collecting any kind of gently worn shoes as long as they aren't totally worn out with holes. BAGGAGE CHECK- JSRC will be providing a courtesy baggage check..

POST RACE PARTY - The party is back on this year, and we've got a great new location The Red Bank Elks Club!!! Food, drink, music, raffle prizes and a beautiful view of the Navesink River! A special thank you The Red Bicycle for donating this year's grand prize for the raffe . . . a beautiful bicycle!"Please join us for our Post Race Party at the The Red Bank Elks - 40 West Front Street, Red Bank NJ 07701. (Just 1.8 Miles away from the finish and Red Bank has free parking on Sundays!) Food and drink for all runners and volunteers, and all runners and volunteers can enter the raffle for some really great door prizes (Thanks to Eastpointe Health and Fitness; Comedy Central/Colbert Report; Flaky Tart; George Sheehan Classic; Monmouth Beach Yoga and Wellness; 10th Ave. Burrito . . . to name a few) and our grand prize of a beautiful beach cruiser, courtesy of The Red Bicycle. And, many thanks to Pat Guadagno for providing our entertainment this year! Last year, because the Middletown area was hit so hard by Sandy, the race committee decided to cancel our post-race party. Instead, we took the cost of the party and made donations to local Sandy relief organizations.

Course Description

Both races are out-and-back courses that start and end in Bodman Park. The start line is just on the other side of the tennis courts. From Bodman Park Fieldhouse follow the cones from the back of the ball field to the start line. It will take about 5 minutes to walk to the start.

Baggage check will be available at the Bodman Park Fieldhouse. Be sure to stay around after the race for "Bob's Famous Chicken Soup" and the chance to win some great raffle prizes, and then join us at our Post Party!

The race is limited to 900 runners - sign up early!

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Schedule 2013
Saturday, November 30th
> 1:00 - 4:00 PM Registration (if space permits) & Packet Pickup at Road Runner Sports 490 Broad Street, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702. 10% off on all purchases (20% for VIPs)

Sunday, December 1st - Race Day!
> 8:30 AM Registration (if space permits, shirt supply limited) & Packet Pickup
> 10:00 AM 15k (Runners only, 2 hour course limit - the clocks will stop at 2 hours)
> 10:10 AM 5k Run/Walk (10 minutes after 15K starts)
> 11.00 AM 5k Awards Ceremony
> 11:45 AM 15k Awards Ceremony

> Top 3 M/F in 15k and Top 3 M/F in 5k
> Top 3 M/F in each age group (10 year age groups)
> Special Admiral Bodman Award (15k only), random prizes & Grand Prize drawing.

Registration (No Refunds)
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - Before Nov 1: $23 online ($25 mail in); $21 JSRC (online only)
> Mail-in registration Nov 1 to Nov 26: $30
> Online registration Nov 1 to Nov 27 at midnight: $28
> Register in person Saturday, Nov 30 between 1 and 4pm at Road Runner Sports in Shrewsbury: $30
> Register race day at Bodman Park $40 (if space permits)
> No refunds.
> Registrants receive a long sleeve wicking shirt (if registered before Nov 1)

2013 15K Resuts  1013 5K Results
2012 15K Results  2012 5K Results
2011 Results

2010 Results
2009 Results

2012 Pics 2012 Candid Pics
2011 Pics JSRC 15K Pics JSRC 5K Pics 2010 5k Pics 2010 15k Pics

Directions: Arrive early as parking in Bodman is limited!
From the GS Parkway take Exit 109 toward Red Bank. Look immediately for signs to Half Mile Road. Follow to the end of Half Mile Road and take a right onto West Front Street. Go to first traffic light & make a left onto Hubbard Street. Follow for about 1/2 mile and make a right at traffic light onto Navesink River Road. Follow Navesink River Road over Rt 35. On the left is a sign for Bodman Park.
From Red Bank turn right on Navesink River Road north of the Cooper Bridge.
Extra parking at Fairview Elementary School off Cooper Road past Whole Foods.

Middletown Youth Athletic Association
Middletown Youth A. A. was founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1960 to provide the Middletown Township community with youth athletic programs that are educational, recreational and competitive.