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Directions to the South Seaside Park area for the John Lyons Race.
Site of the starting line of the race is “The Basketball Court at 211 24th Avenue, South Seaside Park.”

Head South on Garden State Parkway to Exit 82.
Take Exit 82 – HEADING EAST on Route #37 toward Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, Island Beach State Park.

Travel EAST on Route #37 to the Thomas A Mathis Bridge which connects you to the Barrier Island. Once you cross the bridge, stay in the Right lane and now, follow signs for Seaside Park, Island Beach State Park.

Wind around the “S” Curve, always staying towards your right so that you will proceed on Central Avenue (Route #35) heading SOUTH.

DO NOT SPEED ON THIS ROAD – SPEED LIMIT IS 25 MILES AND THE POLICE ENFORCE IT DURING TOURIST SEASON!

Stay on Central Avenue for approx 2.5 miles. Follow the road around the Seaside Park Police Department, still staying on Central Avenue South. Pass Betty and Nick’s Bait & Tackle on the right. When the road looks like it’s going to come together into two lanes again (right past Yorkshire Landing Condos), get in the right hand lane.
Turn RIGHT at 14th Avenue. You are now in South Seaside Park.

Go to first intersection (By the Recycling Center) and turn left on to BARNEGAT AVENUE.

 

The race will begin on the intersection of 24th and Barnegat Avenue. (FYI 24th Avenue is the LAST STREET in this town before you reach Island Beach State Park.) You can park your car any where on Barnegat Avenue close to the beginning of the race if you want to have your car near the starting line.

At the end of the race, there will be some refreshments provided by the Berkeley Fish Market – which is on the corner of 24th Avenue and Central Avenue. Afterwards, you are welcome to enjoy the beach. Bring a Beach Chair! No beach badges are required yet, since it is pre-season.Thank you all for coming out to support this cause… honoring the life of a local young man who lost his life defending our freedom. This is a small race, run by the friends of John Lyons and I know that they appreciate your participation and support! Thank you!


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volunteersThe Sgt John A Lyons Run to Remember Run would not be possible without the continued support of our dedicated sponsors and volunteers. ;We sincerely appreciate everyone who donates their time to make this race a success!

If you prefer not to walk or run, you can still be a part of making this race happen. We can always use volunteers for all aspects of the race. Assignments are handed out as needed by RTRJ organization. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us.

 

Check In - assist with registration and general check-in
Water Stops - maintain water stations (groups of 10 or more preferred)
Finish Line - hand out water and medals at the finish line
Food Area - support snack stations to ensure participants are replenished after the race
Kids Play Area - oversee a safe play area for the kids
Route Guidance - direct participants along the course
Online Awareness - share our Facebook posts and website link with walkers and runners you know
Race Course Clean-up Crew
We are also looking for an group of early riser volunteers (from 4:00 AM to 7:00 AM) to help set up the race course. AND of course, we always need cheerleaders at the finish line. Come on out and have some fun!

Clean-up
Help with post-race clean-up and organization.

Finish Line Assistants (People Movers)
Maintain the flow of runners through the finish area.

Food & Refreshments
Set up and serve beverages and food to racers and volunteers.

Medical Aid (must have credentials)
Looking for doctors, nurses, EMTs, or rescue volunteers to provide on-site medical support.

Parking
Direct pre-race parking.

Post-Race Massage
Professional massage therapists, post race massage for race participants.

Race Packet Stuffing (several days prior to race day)
Help put together runner’s packets. (Not applicable to all races.)

Registration
Guide athletes through the registration process.
Assist with race number, t-shirt and packet distribution.
Accept race-day registrations and payments.

Road Marshals
Help control traffic and spectators, make sure racers stay on course. Must be 18 or older.

Set-up
Help set up registration, timing, race course, water stations, bike racks, and race site.

Timing
Assist the timing team with various timing functions, i.e., number recording, race timers, etc.

Water Tables
Distribute water to race participants.

7th Annual Sgt. John A. Lyons Run to Remember 5k & 1 mile Fun Run SATURDAY June 2, 2018 In honor and memory of our Hometown Hero Sgt. John Lyons @ Seaside Park NJ, Berkeley Township NJ Proceeds to Wounded Warrior Foundation & the ORC scholarship fund. 1k Race Registration

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This year we will be using Jersey Shore Running Club to handle all registrations.

Register to run here: Annual RTRJ Signup

 

5k Registration by May 14 $25 (Race Day $30) 
5k Speed Walk Registration by May 14 $25 (Race Day $30) 
1 Mile Fun Run by May 14 $15 (Race Day $20)
Time: Registration Opens 7:30am Rain or Shine

1 Mile starts 8:30am & 5K and Speed Walk starts at 9:00am

 

By registering for this race you acknowledge that you know that running is a potentially hazardous activity and you should not enter & run unless you're medically able & properly trained. You assume all risk associated with running this event including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effect of the weather, traffic, other conditions of the course & all such risks being known to you. Having read this & knowing these facts & in consideration of accepting your entry, You and anyone entitled to act on your behalf, waive & release Seaside Park, Berkeley Township, RTRJ.org, all race volunteers & all sponsors, their employees, representatives & successors from any claim & liabilities of any kind arising out of your participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. Further, You grant to all foregoing, the right to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record or this event for legitimate purposes. 

. If under 18 years of age – Parent must sign.

7th Annual Sgt. John A. Lyons Run to Remember 5k & 1 mile Fun Run SATURDAY June 2, 2018 In honor and memory of our Hometown Hero Sgt. John Lyons @ Seaside Park NJ, Berkeley Township NJ Proceeds to Wounded Warrior Foundation & the ORC scholarship fund. Awards are given in the 5K Race for the Top 3 Overall Male / Female finishers and Age groups

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This year we will be using Jersey Shore Running Club to handle all registrations.

Register to run here:Annual RTRJ Signup

 

5k Registration by May 14 $25 (Race Day $30)
5k Speed Walk Registration by May 14 $25 (Race Day $30) 
1 Mile Fun Run by May 14 $15 (Race Day $20)
Time: Registration Opens 7:30am Rain or Shine

1 Mile starts 8:30am & 5K and Speed Walk starts at 9:00am

 

By registering for this race you acknowledge that you know that running is a potentially hazardous activity and you should not enter & run unless you're medically able & properly trained. You assume all risk associated with running this event including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effect of the weather, traffic, other conditions of the course & all such risks being known to you. Having read this & knowing these facts & in consideration of accepting your entry, You and anyone entitled to act on your behalf, waive & release Seaside Park, Berkeley Township, RTRJ.org, all race volunteers & all sponsors, their employees, representatives & successors from any claim & liabilities of any kind arising out of your participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. Further, You grant to all foregoing, the right to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record or this event for legitimate purposes. 

If participant is under 18 years of age – a Parent must sign.
T-Shirts are available while Supplies Last

Directions: Follow signs for Island Beach State Park, So. Seaside Park on 24th Ave. Meet at 24th Ave basketball courts. Parking available in center median on Central Avenue.

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About Sgt John Lyons

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Sgt John Lyons Run To Remember
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