Archive - May 2016

A Walk To Believe: 5K For Eric LeGrand

Folks have a lot of reasons for running 5Ks. It’s a challenge to get off the couch. It’s a way to test your fitness without the grueling aspect of a marathon. It’s just flat-out fun to be part of a race. But the best reason to run a 5K is for a cause that’s near and dear to your heart.

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Rutgers football fans have one such cause. They’ve been with the Scarlet Knights through some down, down times. There was a winless season. There was a year they lost to the worst team in the country and then a lower-level team in successive weeks. There’ve been at least two heartbreaking losses with major bowl games on the line. But the most gut-wrenching day for every Loyal Son and Daughter was on October 16th, 2010.

That Saturday, Rutgers took on Army at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. It was a close game in which Rutgers mounted a late comeback. On an …

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5 Best Things About Summer Running In NJ

After a rough spring for weather, we are just days away form Memorial Day and the official start of summer in the Garden State. So…we got to thinking about all the things that make summer running so awesome.  Here is our top 5. IMG_5002

5. Better weather A pretty obvious one.  But for those of us that remember going 5 layers deep in January, we certainly appreciate it.

4. Better Races The summer plays host to so many great races for us to choose from. There are a ton of kick-ass races held every summer that we all love such as the Westfield Pizza 5K, The Belmar 5, The Spring Lake 5 and tons more. spring lake 5 starting line crowd

 

 

3. Night Races Anyone that has read Runjersey over the past years knows that we simply dig night races. We aren’t sure exactly why, but we have more fun at them and we tend to run them faster. There are a handful of good …

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