5K Fun Run

Project Zero 5K Fun Run

Please join us on Saturday, April 28, 2018 to benefit Project ZERO and bring awareness to alcohol and substance abuse in the community.


The Manalapan-Englishtown Community Alliance will be conducting its 4th Annual 5K fun run/walk on Saturday, April 28, 2018.  This event will raise awareness and money for the Alliance’s efforts to educate the community on the dangers and consequences of drug abuse and alcoholism.

The race will be held at the Manalapan Recreation Center on Route 522 (Freehold Road).  The start and finish will be at the foot of the 5k/3.1 mile loop behind the basketball courts and tennis court area. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. and the race will begin at 9:30 a.m., rain or shine.  The registration fee is $20.00 for participants over age 18 or $50.00 for families of 3 or more until April 20th.  Youth age 18 and under can register for $15.00.  After April 20th the fee increases to $25.00 per person or $60.00 for families and $20.00 for youth age 18 and under.  There are team rates as well – please call the Health Department for more information.   All race participants that register prior to April 20th are guaranteed a race t-shirt.

The event is designed to be fun but recognition medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each of 4 categories – men, women, girls age 14 and under and boys age 14 and under.  With support of the local running group – Gone Running – all runners will be timed.

To register please contact the Manalapan Health Department at 732-446-8345 or projectZERO@mtnj.org or visit the Manalapan Township website – www.mtnj.org – and download a registration form.  All fees must be paid with a check or cash or online at https://register.communitypass.net/manalapan.

The mission of the Manalapan-Englishtown Community Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse is to meet the need for comprehensive alcohol and drug abuse awareness, planning and programming to create community-level change in Manalapan Township and Englishtown Borough.  For more information on the Alliance or to become part of the Alliance please contact the Manalapan Health Department at 732-446-8345 or projectZERO@mtnj.org.

Project ZERO is a collaborative effort of the Manalapan-Englishtown Community Alliance – engaging Manalapan and Englishtown individuals, groups and businesses, who when working together, expect to make a serious difference and start to eliminate drug and alcohol abuse here.


Location: Manalapan Recreation Center