Event Information

2015 Event Information coming soon!!! This is what it looked like for 2014:

  • Distance – 5k or 1 mile fun-run/walk
    • 5k course is USATF Certified!
  • Proceeds to benefit the charities of Lacey Elks Lodge #2518
    • Veteran’s Services
    • Army of Hope
    • Youth Activities
    • Special Needs Children
  • Start is at the Lacey Elks Lodge #2518, 900 Beach Boulevard, Forked River, NJ (click for map)
    • 1mi fun-run/walk begins at time TBA
    • 5k begins at time TBA
  • After-party at the Lacey Elks Veteran’s Pavilion - Music, Food, & Kids Activities
    • FREE to participants: Hot dogs, hamburgers, soda, water, and other healthy snacks!
  • Everyone who pre-registers will receive a “Run For The Heroes” t-shirt
  • Parking is available on-site
  • Event is rain or shine - NO REFUNDS

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Can't Participate? Donate!

We'd much rather have you there, but if you can't participate in our event you can still support us with an online donation via PayPal. Follow the link to find out more!


Become a Sponsor!


A list of sponsorship opportunities for 2014 is now available! Advertise to a large audience that is active in the community and help out a great cause too! Contact Joe Balogh at (732) 688-2885 or email info@laceyelksrun.com.