With summer easing into fall, getting outside is everyone’s top priority. Take advantage of the beautiful weather and enjoy exercise when you sign up for some 5K races in Cherry Hill this season. Here are a few noteworthy races to consider. You don’t have to be a professional athlete to take part in a 5K; you can run or walk simply for enjoyment!
Dolphin Dash 5K
The Dolphin Dash 5K takes place on October 19. The run begins at Horace Mann Elementary School at 9 am. Proceeds from the race go to benefit the Downs Farm Swim Team and Challenger Baseball league.
Katz JCC 5K Race
On Sunday, October 27, you can participate in the Katz JCC 5K Race. The event begins at 9 am, and there’s a separate race for kids. Enjoy a beautiful, scenic run through Cherry Hill, and enjoy refreshments after the race. Bring a canned good, which will be donated to the Jewish Family and Children’s Service Food Bank. Register for the run here.
Run for the Stripes 5K
Since you’re only minutes from Philadelphia, don’t miss out on a truly fun 5K race: Run for the Stripes. This race takes place at the Philadelphia Zoo on November 8. The race begins at 9AM with registration starting at 7AM, and the exciting course takes you through the zoo itself. You can even bring your whole family and make it a day at the zoo, because admission is free with your race registration. Proceeds from the race go to benefit the Abramson Cancer Center.
Fairmount Park Turkey Trot
Start a family Thanksgiving tradition by running the Fairmount Park Turkey Trot with your family on November 27. The run starts at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, and follows a scenic course through Memorial Hill. All ages can enter, and there will be awards for race winners.
Captain Gregory T. Dalessio Memorial 5K
On December 6, be a part of the Captain Gregory T. Dalessio Memorial 5K which begins at 8 am. There will be a run and a walk honoring Captain Dalessio, who was killed in combat in Iraq in 2008. There will be awards for the top race finishers.
New Jersey Trail Series
Running purely for pleasure? Then you won’t want to miss the New Jersey Trail Series, which offers a series of fun runs in New Jersey during the coming months. There are two races in December; one on the 6th and one on the 20th. The races include a 5K, a 10K, and a 13.1m. The races begin at beautiful Lewis Morris Park in Morristown. There will be after-race refreshments so you can further enjoy the cool winter weather outdoors!
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