Michael W. Thorne Scholarship Run


Event Date

Sun, May 22, 2016


West Long Branch, NJ

About This Activity

presents the Fourteenth Annual Michael W. Thorne Scholarship 4 Mile Run / Walk
Sunday, May 22, 2016

On July 3, 1984, at the age of 20, while working as a volunteer Fireman for the Borough of the West Long Branch Co. #2, Michael W. Thorne paid the supreme sacrifice... his life. A scholarship exists in Michael's memory. 100% of the proceeds from this race will go directly to fund the scholarship.

Schedule: 9 am: 4 Mile Run / Walk; 9:45 am: Kids' Races; 10:30 am: Awards and Random Prize Drawings Race Day Registration will open at 7:00 am and close promptly at 8:45am!

Shirt Options: $5 TECH-SHIRT OPTION for Pre-Registered Adult Sizes by May 5th AFTER May 5th ALL PRE WILL BE COTTON. T-SHIRTS NOT GUARANTEED DAY OF RACE

Discounts: Running club members take a $2.00 discount on Pre-Reg only. Fire Dept. members (group of 5+) take a $ 5.00 discount on Pre-Reg only

Kids' 1/2 Mile and Mile Races: (14 & under) $15.00 (until 5/12); $20.00 (after 5/12 and day of); All kids receive medals. Distances 1/2mile and 1 mile.

Location: Franklin Lake, West Long Branch

Course: A fast, mostly flat course through the neighborhoods of W. Long Branch. This course is USATF certified.

Directions: NJGSP exit 105 (Rte. 36 east); Rte. 36 for about 3 miles. Make a right turn into Shore Regional High School and follow directions for parking.

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