RWJBarnabas Health family day

The fun starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 25th, 2020 on the Great Lawn at the Ocean Promenade in Long Branch, just a few yards north of Pier Village between the Ocean Place Resort and Spa and Rooney’s Crab House and lasts ’til noon.

There will be different race distances for all ages ranging from a 50 yard dash  all the way to our 1.2 mile. The price per entry for the kids races is $15. Please see the schedule of events below and  suggested age breakdowns for the kids race distances.



Saturday, April 25th

Great Lawn next to boardwalk - Ocean Promenade, Long Branch


8:00am:  5K + Kids Races race day registration and PPU opens
8:45am:  5K registration and PPU closes
9:00am:  RWJBarnabas Health Family Day activities begin
9:00am:  5K start
9:45am:  Kids Races race day registration and PPU closes
10:00am:  1.2 mile Kids Race start (Ages 8+)
10:30am:  1/2 mile Kids Race start (Ages 7 - 8)
10:50am:  1/4 mile Kids Race start (Ages 5 - 6)
11:10am:  50 yard dash Kids Race start (Ages 2 - 4)
12:00pm:  RWJBarnabas Health Family Day closes

Kids race prizes

  • Medal

  • commemorative T-shirt

In addition to the races, families can enjoy a full morning of fun, including inflatables, face painting, and festival games. We’ll have activities for all ages and invite you to bring the entire family along (heck, bring the dog too!).

Race Fee: $15 per race

Maps for the Kids Runs:

1/4 Mile, 1/2 Mile,



  • Packets can be picked up at the Diadora Exposition or on race morning at the race site.

  • Race day registration available for Kids races and 5K.

  • Rain or Shine