Please join us at McCook Point Beach and Park or wherever you are, virtually, on Saturday DECEMBER 12th for a the festive, fun, flat and fast 5K. Come dressed in your "Holiday Best" as you may win a prize for the Best Festive Costume!
How do I participate in the NJB5K Virtually?
- Simply run or walk from any location you choose anytime between November 26th, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Record your time and log it on the It's Your Race Website or download the It's Your Race App and record your event while particpating wherever you are!
- You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym, or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself.
- Take Photos of yourself in in front of your favorite holiday display or in your creative holiday costume and share with us on social media with the hashtag #NJB5K20
- Create a team and walk or run together. Even bring your favorite furry friend along!
The Brian Dagle Foundation — anchored in hope and empowered to support, is dedicated to the healing of grieving adults as well as community education on suicide prevention and awareness.
With your support, the funds raised at the Niantic Jingle Bell 5K assisted the Brian Dagle Foundation in opening it's vision of a grief support center in Niantic. Brian's Healing Hearts Center for Hope and Healing offers free grief support groups and programs for anyone grieving the loss of someone they love.
Mark the date and make the commitment … to having fun … being festive … and, most importantly, supporting the foundation.
IMPORTANT RACE DAY DETAILS:
Race Day Check-in/Registration: 8:30 am - 9:45 am.
5K Walk & Run will begin at 10:00 am
Overall & Age Group awards at 11:00 am
Starting Chute - Outside the McCook Beach Park parking lot
Finish Chute - about 50 meters inside the McCook Beach Park parking lot.
Parking at the upper entrance at McCooks only. We want to ensure a safe area for participants registering and finishing. There will be signs and volunteers directing you to the parking areas noted below.
VFM (Columbus Ave and Atlantic Ave)
St Agnes Church
St. John's Green (Main Street)
Hole in the Wall (Main Street)
In person -$30.00 EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION (ends 11/30/20)
Online registration ends 12/09/20
$35.00 Day of Adult Registration
$20.00 Kids Registration
$25.00 Day of Kids Registration
Awards given for Top 3 Males/Females Overall & Top Male/Female in the following age groups: 10 & U, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 plus!
VOLUNTEERS: Yes, we need you to make this years Niantic Jingle Bell a HUGE success.
Follow the link to register as a volunteer.
CHIP TIMING PROVIDED BY: TIMING PLUS NEW ENGLAND
THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 EVENT SPONSORS-
Green Home Solutions
Ameriprise of Old Saybrook and Stratford
Northstar Wealth Partners- Old Saybrook
Waller, Smith & Palmer, P.C.
R&W Heating and Energy Solutions, LLC
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
Whalen Engineering, Chester
Geico Insurance- Waterford
McNamara & McNamara Law Firm of Niantic
Thames Valley Apothecary, LLC
Anytime Fitness Niantic
In Kind Sponsorships-
The Day Publishing Company
Flanders Fish Market
Dunkin Donuts Niantic