Mayor's Challenge

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Poricy Park, 345 Oak Hill Road, Red Bank

8:45am:  5K Fitness Walk

9:00am:  1mi Fun Run

9:30am:  5K Race

Join us for our 5th annual Mayor's Challenge with all proceeds to benefit RallyCap Sports, a local charity that believes people with special needs deserve a chance to play sports. The Mayor's Challenge takes place in the woods of Poricy Park! Please keep in mind this is a trail run which includes single track, hills, bridges, hills, woods...did we mention hills? The course is not suitable for strollers, trails are not paved. Join us first thing for a 5K Fitness Walk, a family-friendly 1 mile Fun Run, or gear up for the 5K Race - the choice is yours!

Children and young adults with special needs are welcome to participate, please note: one guardian is required to be present on event day. Want to run with a buddy? Volunteer here!

Registration Information

Registration includes a long sleeve shirt (while supplies last), bib with timing chip, and a medal*.  

     5K Fitness Walk: $15
     1 Mile Fun Run: $25
     5K Race: $30

Prices increase July 24th

Registration is open, register here!

*Medal for 5K & 1 mile runners only.

5K Shirt

5K Race Prizing

Top 3 Male & Female Overall:
1st Place - NJ Devils Tickets
2nd Place - Hydration Backpack
3rd Place - Middletown Recreation Swag Bag

1st Place in each Age Range by Gender:
Ages 7-10
Ages 11-17
Ages 18-49
Ages 50+

Race Map

Mayor's Challenge Trail Map


This year's beneficiary is RallyCap Sports. Their vision is a world where people with special needs can share in the joy of sports and community. RallyCap Sports is bringing recreational sports opportunities to hundreds of children and young adults with special needs and providing live-changing volunteer opportunities to thousands of volunteers.

Learn more about their great cause here.

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