4th Annual 5K Race to Wellness


Event Date

Sat, Jun 24, 2017


Somerset, NJ


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Somerset County Wellness Committee presents "5K Race to Wellness"

The Somerset County Wellness Committee and EmPoWER Somerset are pleased to announce the 4th Annual 5K Race to Wellness and 1 mile Fun Walk. These events will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Colonial Park in Somerset, NJ.

The 5K Race will begin at 9:00 AM followed by the Fun Walk at 9:05 AM.

Proceeds of the race benefit Somerset County non-profit organizations, including EmPoWER Somerset, Somerset County 4-H and Somerset County Tourism.

Event Details: 

Saturday June 24, 2017 (rain or shine) Colonial Park in Somerset, New Jersey
156 Mettlers Road, Somerset, NJ 08873


Race Packet Pick up:  7:30am-830am.   

5K Start Time: 9:00am (USATF Certified Course)

1 Mile Fun Walk Start Time
: Approximately 9:05am


Approximately 9:45am


Students (Age 19 and under): $20.00
Senior Citizens (Age 60 and over): $20.00
All Others: $30.00
USATF Member Discount $3.00


To all pre-entrants registered by June 13th - deadline extended!  

No duplicate awards
Top male and female Overall 5K finisher
1st Place $50 TD BANK Gift Card
2nd Place $25 TD BANK Gift Card
3rd Place $25 TD BANK Gift Card

Top-3 male and female 5K finishers in each age-group receive medals

Course Description:

5 Kilometer (3.1 Miles) Course

Flat & Fast. Water stops. Race starts and ends in
Colonial Park. 

AGE Categories:

  • 10 and under
  • 11-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70-79
  • 80 and over


156 Mettlers Road, Somerset, NJ 08873

From Route 287
Route 287 to Exit 10 toward New Brunswick. Take Easton Avenue to the first light. Make a right onto Cedar Grove Lane. Follow for two miles, and make a right at the fourth light onto Weston Road. Follow to first light and make a left onto Elizabeth Avenue. Colonial Park is on the right.

From Route 206
Take Route 206 to Dukes Parkway. Go through the U-turn and cross back over Route 206. Follow Dukes Parkway to the end, and turn right onto Main Street. Go through the left of Manville. Make a left at the light onto the Manville Causeway (Wilhousky Street). Go over a small bridge and turn right onto Weston Road. Follow Weston Road for 1.5 miles and make the first right onto Mettlers Road. Entrances to Colonial Park will be on the left and right.

Take 206 to Amwell Road. Make a right at the light onto Amwell Road. After three and a half miles you will see a sign for Colonial Park on the right side. Turn left here onto Mettlers Road. Entrances for Colonial Park will be on the left and right.

From New Brunswick area (Hamilton Street - Amwell Road)
Follow Hamilton Street from New Brunswick - the name changes to Amwell Road in Somerset. Amwell Road comes to a fork; turn left. You are still on Amwell Road. Follow to the second light and make a right onto Elizabeth Avenue. Follow Elizabeth to the Colonial Park entrance on the left.

 Map and Driving Directions (link to MapQuest)

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