Week 1 of the Jersey Shore Running Club’s Summer Series kicked off on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Wall Municipal Complex in Wall, N.J.
It was perfect night for the run with moderate temperatures.
The series featured some old and new faces.
Kicking off the events was the half mile for kids 9 and under at 6:30 p.m.. It was a fun run with a spirited group taking a half lap around the soccer fields.. Then at 6:45 pm it was the one mile for those 14 and under. Then overall winner was Nolan Kus in a time of 5:31.
In the open 5k coming in first overall was frequent winner in this series over the history of the event Pat Ford in a time of 18:19. For the women it was Jenna Jensen in a time of 20:04.
Other age group winners were Kyle Madigan, Kaitlyn Savickle, Greg Young, Jamie Heaney, Amy Nalven, Brian Foster, Alison Smith, Dave Ka[plan, Olie Nelson.
The series will continue on Thursday, June 12, 2014.
Information on other summer series can be found here. There are runs just about every night of the week.
And for those who would like to run their first 5K or get ready for a fall half marathon or marathon get information here.