Tea Burner 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Sep 24, 2016


Greenwich, NJ


Activity Today Later


$20 $20 Closed

1 Mile Run/Walk

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

Get ready to turn on those burners and smoke our course! Our trusty fire people will be on hand if it gets too hot! The cannon start is sure to get that adrenaline pumping and feet moving! So, get ready to run! 1st place overall Male & Female finishers will each be awarded $150.   ~    2nd place Male & Female $100.    ~    3rd place Male & Female $50.  cash prize! 

The Tea Burner 5K Run and 1 Mile Run/Walk, held in memory of Mayor Wally Goodwin, will kick off the annual Cumberland County Historical Society’s Artisans’ Faire.

All race proceeds benefit the C. Wallis Goodwin Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Greenwich Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad.

The 5K course starts at the Morris Goodwin School and takes you past the Faire on historic Ye Greate Street lined by colonial homes, to Market Lane by a local marina on the Cohansey River and scenic marshland, to Pier Road with farms in view, then on to Bacons Neck Road and finally back to Ye Greate Street.  There will be water stations along the route and refreshments at the end!

Greenwich locals have a chance to win special prizes for the top three male and female Greenwich resident 5K runners.  And there will be Tea Burner medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female 5K finishers by age groups.  Walkers will receive a participation ribbon.  The 5K will be professionally timed by LM Computer Sports.  A great t-shirt is part of pre-registration!  So, be sure to get that registration in by the deadline!  Some shirts will be available on race day, but only until the supply lasts!  You may register on the morning of the race at the site, starting at 7:30 am.  Race day registration costs are as follows:

5K:     $25.00 (all ages)

1 Mile Run/Walk:  $15.00 (all ages)

Ages 5 & Under   -   Free, but no t-shirt

 The Cumberland County Mayors’ Challenge is open to ALL Cumberland County elected officials, firemen, policemen and EMT's.  That means Cumberland County Freeholders, Mayors, Township Committee Members, City Council Members, School Board Members and our Cumberland County state representatives are eligible to compete in this category.  What a great way to get to know the locals and have some wonderful photo opportunities! 

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