Brielle Day is traditionally held on the Second Saturday of September and it is marked by a great 10K through the hills of Brielle. The race has a long tradition at the shore as one of the toughest 10K courses in the area.
To mark the half-way point the Brielle Fire Company with the Jersey Shore Running Club will be holding their Half Way to Brielle Day Race on Saturday, March 9, 2013. And since its half way it’s also half the distance. The event is open to runners and walkers who will make their way through a scenic course.
The 5K race will start at 11:00 a.m. with race day registration starting at 9:30 a.m.
The race fee is $30 pre-registration if received by March 1, 2013. After March 1st and on race day to rate goes up to $35.
There will be pre-race pickup on Friday evening, March 8, 2012 at Rella's Tavern, located at 110 Union Avenue Brielle, N.J. from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30p.m.
This year the first 500 registrants will receive Hooded Sweatshirt and a T-shirt.
There will be overall and Age Group awards to winners in each age category for male and female. There will be a special award to the first fire-fighter. Additional random prizes awarded the day of the race at post party including a television.
Last year the 5K race the overall winner was Tyler Gillies of Howell in a time of 15:54. Tyler is on the George Washington University Cross Country team. Tyler ran cross country and indoor track & field at Howell High School and holds personal bests of 16:45.00 in the 5,000 meters and 29:15.00 in the 8,000 meters.
For the women was Amanda Tripodi of Marlboro in 18:41.
The First Firefighter was Michael Mulray of Sea Girt in 19:21.
The event benefits the Brielle Volunteer Fire Co. & Point Beach Fire Company.
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