Friday night’s grey skies and sogginess gave way to a glimpse of sunshine and some decent running conditions by the time the legendary 5-mile trek kicked off. The moment the pistol fired, New Jersey’s summer unofficially began. What seemed like an endless sea of runners filled Ocean Ave heading north towards Belmar. The excitement was taste-able as both the runners as well as the crowd were in great spirits for the legendary event. The race is categorized as one of the top 100 races in the country, but from everyone we spoke to, it’s number 1.
We find the Spring Lake 5 to be such a unique race. Not only does it unofficially kick-off summer in a place we all want be, but there were so many sidebars that enhance the …Read More