Raritan Valley Road Runners Summer Race Series

Raritan Valley Road Runners Race Series returns on Tuesdays — June 28, July 12, and July 26. The races all begin at 6:30 p.m., making for a fun evening spent outdoors. The races traverse mostly grass and dirt terrain with long stretches along the scenic Raritan River. There will also be a Youth Series each evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. Registration for the Youth Series opens at 5 p.m. 

Participants should meet at Grove 4 (near the boat launch), Donaldson Park in Highland Park. 5K (3.1 miles) and 2.5K (1.5 mile) distances are available. Individual race admission is $20 or participate in all three events for $65. Purchase tickets at https://bit.ly/3NSj3cj.

A complimentary picnic is included with each entry. Hot dogs, pizza, and beverages will be offered as a post-run reverie at the finish line. 

5K awards will be given out to the top three overall male and female finishers in open and master’s categories. Results for all races will be posted at www.compuscore.com. 

Raritan Valley Road Runners prides itself on being one of the state’s premier running organizations with all ages represented. The Wednesday Night Run is one of the nation’s longest regularly scheduled group runs, with no run being missed since 1983.

Join the organization’s Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/RVRoadRunners for the latest event and group running news. All abilities are welcome.