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Run down to the New Year

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Just a little more than two weeks remaining in 2013 and there are still plenty of opportunities to get in a run before the end of the year.

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Here are some events to warm you up:

Saturday, December 14, 5k, Jungle Bell Run, Lake Como, N.J.

Saturday, December 14, 5k, 2 p.m. Mercerville Fire Company Mistletoe 5k 2013, Mercerville, N.J.

Sunday, December 15, 1 mile at 11 a.m. 2 mile at 11:30 a.m. Kids Little Silver Jingle Bell Run, Little Silver, N.J.

Sunday, December 15, 8 a.m. 3, 6, 10 plus miles, Sunday Hot Chocolate Run, Bodman Park, Middletown, N.J.

Monday, December 16, 6 p.m. Adopt a Family, Asbury Park, N.J. Article - Family Information

Sunday, December 15, 5k, 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile at 10 a.m. Great Santa Run, Blue Claws Stadium, Lakewood, N.J.

Saturday, December 21, 5k, 10 a.m. Super Santa 5k, Morris Twp, N.J.

Sunday, December 22, 8:30 a.m. Festivus Run, Runner's High, 130 Schanck Rd., West Freehold, New Jersey

Wednesday, December 25, 9 a.m., 6.55 or 13.1 miles, Christmas Day Run, Van Cortlandt Park, NYC.

Sunday, December 29, 5 Mile Run, at 1 p.m. 10 Mile Race Walk and 5 Mile Health Walk at 10 a.m., 50th Annual Asbury Park Polar Bear Races, Asbury Park, N.J. Mail In App - Race Preview

Tuesday, December 31, 5:45 p.m. 3 miles, New Year's Eve Twilight Run, Sea Girt Army Camp, N.J. Preview

And start thinking about your 2014 running New Year’s resolutions. It will be a great time to make a resolution to maybe run your first half marathon or set a PR at a half. The program below will keep you motivated and help you meet that resolution.

Saturday, January 4, Half Marathon Training Program Starts, Asbury Park – Belmar area.

Lots of upcoming events can be found on The Race Calendar to include more holiday themed events.

Asbury Park on April 26, 2014 will again be hosting RunAPalooza to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey.



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