The 52nd Annual Asbury Park Polar Bear Races

5K, 10 Mile, 5 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Dec 27, 2015


Asbury Park, NJ

About This Activity

We are now out of shirts for the Polar Bear 5k event. 

December 27th is the date for the 52nd annual Polar Bear races "the PB 5k", 10m/5m walks. Walks are @ 10:00 and 5k starts @ 12:00 noon.

As of Sunday Morning 12/27/2015 we are out of shirts, Only Pre-Registrants are assured a shirt. Race Day # pick up and shirt pickup begins @ 9:15 on Sunday .We have early Race # and Long Sleeve Shirt Pick up today (Saturday) @ Kim Marie's (1416 Kingsley) in Asbury Park (1 block from Convention Center) from 1:30 -5:00 if you would like to get your Bib and shirt early. (or you can wait until race morning, your choice) Stop on by and have a beer (they have 24 different craft beers) or wine and socialize with fellow runners and celebrate the holidays. Kim Marie's has great food and is our Host for Sunday for the post Race Party for the Polar Bear Races (5k and Walks). Good luck on Sunday as the weather looks great. 

THE 52nd ANNUAL ASBURY PARK POLAR BEAR RACES (RAIN/SNOW OR SHINE) 5 K RUN AT 12:00 PM 10 MILE RACEWALK AND 5 MILE HEALTH WALK AT 10AM .  CELEBRATING OUR 52nd YEAR! Registration is @ the Convention Center on Ocean Ave and the Boardwalk


Post Race Party at Kim Marie’s Restaurant (1416 Kingsley Ave) Brought to you by SHORE A.C. and Friends.

Polar Bear Awards to Top 3 Overall M & F and Age Group Winners 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29,30-39, and Every 5 years after age 40.

 We are accepting Donations for the Shore A.C.  Youth Running Programs, so feel free to make a donation if you are able to for our youth events. 


We will have Early race # and Shirt pick up @ Kim Marie's (1416 Kingsley, 1 block from convention Center) From 1:30 - 5:00 On Saturday 12/26. Come over and pick up your Race Bib. 24 Crafts Beers on Draft, have a beer and get some food as Kim Marie's has excellent food. (You can also wait until Sun morning to pick up shirt and bib #, your choice.)

We are now out of Polar Bear shirts as of 12/27. Only Pre- Entrants are assured of a shirt.

Registration site: Asbury Park Convention Center starting at 9:15 AM   ( Convention Center on Ocean Ave and the Boardwalk) You can pick up Race # and Shirts  @ Race Site (Asbury Park Convention Center), so register early and online to save money and assure yourself of the new colored shirt.

Post Race Party @ 1416 Kingsley @ Kim Maries Eat and Drink Away. (immediately follwing 5k race)

We hope you enjoy our 2015 Version of the Polar Bear events. Thanks for joining us. 

 Check in for the walking events will be in the Convention Center starting @ 9:00 AM.

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