Mayor's Challenge

SAVE THE DATE - Sunday, September 29th

Poricy Park, 345 Oak Hill Road, Red Bank
Event is Rain or Shine!

8:45am:  5K Fitness Walk

9:00am:  1mi Fun Run

9:30am:  5K Race

Join us for our 6th annual Mayor's Challenge with all proceeds to benefit a local charity, announcement coming soon! The Mayor's Challenge takes place in the woods of Poricy Park! Please keep in mind this is a trail run which includes single track, hills, bridges, hills, woods...did we mention hills? The course is not suitable for strollers, trails are not paved. Join us first thing for a 5K Fitness Walk, a family-friendly 1 mile Fun Run, or gear up for the 5K Race - the choice is yours!

Registration Information

Registration includes a long sleeve shirt (while supplies last), bib with timing chip, and a medal.  

     5K Fitness Walk: $15
     1 Mile Fun Run: $20
     5K Race: $25

Prices increase closer to race day.

Registration opens March 1st, 2024.

5K Race Prizing

Top 3 Male & Female Overall:
1st Place - 2 NJ Devils Tickets
2nd Place - Hydration Backpack
3rd Place - Middletown Recreation Swag Bag

1st Place in each Age Range by Gender:
Ages 10 and Under
Ages 11-17
Ages 18-49
Ages 50+

Race Map

Mayor's Challenge Trail Map


We're in the process of selecting a local charity to be beneficiary of our 2024 race! Think you qualify? Please email us at Charity must be local (Monmouth County, Middletown Township preferred) and have an active 501(C)(3) status.