It's our 10th anniversary! 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 $200. ~ 2nd place Male & Female $100. ~ 3rd place Male & Female $50. cash prize! PLUS - there will be Zumba, swag toss, refreshments, YouTube video results, and music! A great long sleeve 10th anniversary tech shirt is included as part of pre-registration; they will be available in limited supply on race day.
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 chip-timed by South Jersey Race Timing LLC. A 10th anniversary long sleeve tech 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 Mayors’ Challenge is open to ALL Firemen, Law Enforcement, Military, Paramedics & Elected Officials