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New Jersey 5k

Event Location:

McLoone’s Boathouse at South Mountain Recreation Complex-West Orange, New Jersey
The address is: 9 Cherry Lane West Orange, NJ 07052

Event Date:

Tuesday evening July 24th, 2018

Event Times:

5:00-6:30: Team packet pickup, race night registration, company gathering.
6:30-7:30: 5k run/walk
7:30-9:30: Post-race party & awards

2017 Testimonials:

“Thank you so much. We all had a blast. You were on point all night long. We will for sure do it again.”
Cindy Olivera-Meyner and Landis

“We had a great time and look forward to next year.”
Brian Whiteman-Wilson Elser

Event Sponsors:

coming soon

Event Charity:

coming soon

Event Staging:

The pre-race activities (packet and t-shirt pick-up, company gathering etc) will take place on the outdoor patio and inside of the Charles Room at McLoone’s Boathouse. The post-race party featuring food, beer and music will be staged there as well. Plenty of outdoor and indoor seating will be available for all participants.

Race Course:

The 5k run/walk course will be two (2) loops around the reservoir which is located directly behind McLoone’s. The start/line will be about 300 yards up the road from McLoone’s at the Paddle Boat area with the finish line right in back of McLoone’s.

Party and Catering

The post-race party, hosted by McLoone’s Boathouse, will take place both outside (on patio and lower level grass) and inside (in Charles Room and by main bar area) the restaurant. There will be three (3) food and beverage purchase options available for teams and team members.

Food Vouchers-all company teams that purchase food vouchers for their employees will be served on race night via two (or possibly three buffet lines). One buffet line will be on the outdoor patio (same place as in 2017), a second buffet line will be on the lower deck grass right in between the patio and the reservoir and, if needed, a third buffet line will be set up inside of the Charles Room. Every company that purchases food vouchers will also be provided with reserved table seating. The first wave of food voucher purchases will be seated on the outdoor patio, the second wave of food voucher purchasers will be seated on the lower level grass and if needed the third wave of food voucher purchasers will be seated inside of the Charles Room. Just like in 2017, each food voucher will include a draft beer which can be redeemed either at the outdoor bar or at the beer truck with multiple taps which will be located in the parking lot right next to the outdoor patio entrance.

Table Service- if your company would like to have table service, you will have a reserved
table inside of the main dining room and will have a designated server for the evening. All table service customers will be able to order off the specially designed CFR race night table service menu. Please make sure to reserve your company table in advance.

A la Carte Purchases- all a la carte food and beverage purchases can be made throughout the night at either the outdoor bar on the patio or inside at the main bar. We will have both outdoor patio seating and indoor bar area seating available for all a la carte food and beverage purchasers.

Our DJ will be playing music from event start to finish. Our photographer will be taking team and individual photos which are free for all. Awards at 8-8:15 for the fastest teams and individuals.

Parking:

Parking will be available at McLoone’s Boathouse with overflow parking available on the Essex County owned grass field directly across the road. Just like in 2017, Essex County police officers will be on-site to help manage the overflow parking.

Registration Fee:

$40

On-Line Registration Deadline:

Wed July 18th at 5pm

Team Payment Deadline:

Monday July 23rd at 5pm

Race Day Registration:

Any team member who misses the on-line registration deadline can show up on race night and join his or her team as a race night registrant. All others can also register on race night. All race night entrants unaffiliated with a team can sign up as a guest of the Corporate FunRun team, thus, all runners are welcome. T-shirts are not guaranteed to race night registrants.

Team Referrals:

We love and greatly appreciate team referrals. Provide us with the contact name at a prospective company and get a $50 gift card if they register.

Sponsorships:

Event sponsorship is a great way to increase your company’s brand exposure, cultivate relationships with some of the area’s leading companies and connect with our very well educated participants–all of whom work and live locally. Call or e-mail for a customized proposal.