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It’s that time of year again – time to get outside and get moving. And what’s a better way to stay active than spending a weekend running with some friends. Whether it’s for a good cause or just for fun, South Jersey has plenty of reasons to lace up your sneakers.

 

Wildwoods Boardwalk Spring 5K

March 25
9:30 am registration
Wildwoods Convention Center
5K cost: $25 for adults, $15 students 17 and under
1-Mile walk cost: $25 for adults, $15 students 17 and under
Benefits Special Olympics New Jersey

 

Run for the Schooner

April 1
8 am registration
Bayshore Center at Bivalve
Cost: $20
Benefits the A.J. Meerwald

 

Run for Justice 5K

April 1
9 am registration
Rutgers–Camden
Cost: $25, $20 for students

 

Kyle Brown Forever a Superhero 5K

April 1
10 am registration
Cape May County Zoo
5K cost: $25
Family Fun Walk: $20
Benefits the Kyle Brown Foundation

 

Run for Scouting 5K

April 2
9 am registration
803 Smithville Road, Mount Holly
5K cost: $35
1-mile walk cost: $25
Benefits the Garden State Council of The Boy Scouts of America

 

Gloucester Township Scholarship Committee 5K

April 8
8 am registration
Lt. Colonel Sam Siler Veterans Park, Gloucester Township
5K cost: $20 ($25 after April 6)
1-mile walk cost: $10

 

Sasquatch Night Trail Run

April 1
6 pm registration
Camp Edge, Alloway
Cost: $35

 

Ship Bottom Sprint for Life

April 8
10 am registration
11th Street, Ship Bottom
5K cost: $22 ($27 after March 31)
Benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

 

Sprint Into Spring 5K

April 8
9 am registration
Mansfield Township Elementary School
Cost: $25 until April 6
Benefits John Hydock Elementary School & Mansfield Township Elementary School

 

Evans School & Marlton Rotary Black Run Preserve Trail 5K

April 9
7 am registration
Black Run Preserve, Marlton
Cost: $25

 

Fly Like An Eagle 5K Color Fun Run

April 9
8 am registration
Egg Harbor Township High School
Cost: $25 for adults, $20 for children

 

John Gentile Memorial Scholarship 5K

April 9
8:30 am registration
Washington Lake Park Amphitheater, Sewell
5K cost: $25
Kids fun run cost: $10
Benefits the WTYTF High School Scholarship Fund and Gentile Family Scholarship Fund

 

SJ Law Enforcement Outdoor Challenge

April 9
9 am registration
YMCA Camps of Medford
Two-person team cost: $150 ($175 after March 19)
Benefits the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

 

Gloucester County Hero Fund Coffee Run

April 15
7:30 am registration
Riverwinds Community Complex
5K cost: $25
1-mile walk cost: $15

 

South Harrison 5K Bunny Run & Color Fun Run

April 15
8:30 am registration
Stewart Memorial Park, Harrisonville
5K cost: $35
Color fun run cost: $20
Benefits the South Harrison Elementary Home and School Association

 

Collingswood High School Athletic Hall of Fame 5K

April 22
8:30 am registration
Knight Park, Collingswood
Cost: $20
Benefits the Collingswood High School Athletic Hall of Fame

 

Dominic DiCarlo Memorial 5K

April 22
9:30 am registration
West Deptford Park
Cost: $18
Benefits the American Cancer Society

 

5K Earth Day Race

April 22
8:30 am registration
Cape May Zoo
Cost: $20
Benefits the Cape May County Park and Zoo Trust Fund

 

Nick Mowers Memorial 5K Run

April 22
10 am registration
The Riverview Inn, Pennsville
Cost: $25
Benefits the Nick Mowers Memorial Scholarship

 

Run for Aaron 5K

April 22
9 am registration
4680 Dante Avenue, Vineland
5K cost: $20
1-mile cost: $15
Benefits Aaron’s Fund

 

Healthy Kids Running Series – Marlton

April 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21
5 pm registration
Marlton Middle School
Cost: $35
Open to kids in pre-K through 8th grade

 

Healthy Kids Running Series – McGuire Air Force Base

April 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21
3 pm registration
The New Hanover Township School
Cost: $35
Open to kids in pre-K through 8th grade

 

The Joseph Fund 5K

April 23
8:30 am registration
North Park Drive, Pennsauken Township
5K cost: $25
1-mile cost: $10

Cumberland County College 5K Run & Campus Walk

April 29
8 am registration
Cumberland County College, Vineland
5K cost: $25 mail-in, $30 on race day
Campus walk cost: $10; children 10 and under are free

 

Cape May County Color Fun Run

April 29
8 am registration
Cape May County Park and Zoo
Cost: $20 for individuals; $25 for each person in groups of six or more

 

Deptford 5K Run/Walk

April 29
8 am registration
12 Sycamore Lane, Deptford
5K run cost: $20
5K walk cost: $10; $5 for Deptford Township High School students
Nemours DuPont Pediatrics 1-Mile Health Walk cost: $5
Benefits the Deptford Township Veterans Memorial Fund

 

Fairytale 5K

April 29
8 am registration
Quinton Township School, Quinton
5K cost: $25 ($45 for group of two; $90 for group of four)
Benefits the Quinton Township School Drama Club

 

Making Strides 5K

April 29
7:30 am registration
Overbrook High School, Pine Hill
5K cost: $25 ($30 after April 14)
1-mile health walk cost: $15 ($20 after April 14)
Hosted by Susan Marie Rupp Foundation

 

Paw Prints 5K

April 29
9:30 am registration
Burlington County Animal Shelter, Westampton
5K cost: $30
1-mile cost: $15
Benefits the Friends of Burlington County Animal Shelter

 

Troop “A” Blue and Gold Trail Run

April 29
9 am registration
Rowan College at Gloucester County, Sewell
Cost: $20
Benefits the Alpha Corps Foundation

 

Bolt for Becky 5K

April 30
9 am registration
1045 South Church Street, Mount Laurel
Cost: $30
Benefits the Rebecca Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund

 

Gloucester County Run for Babies 5K

April 30
9 am registration
Rowan University, Glassboro
Adult cost: $25 ($30 after April 1)
Youth cost: $20 ($25 after April 1)
Benefits March of Dimes

 

Richard’s River Run 5K

April 30
9 am registration
Cooper River Park, Pennsauken
Cost: $25
Benefits Go4theGoal Foundation

 

5K Run/Walk For Family & Friends With Cancer

April 30
8:30 am registration
Voorhees Middle School
Cost: $30
Benefits the Abramson Cancer Center at University of Pennsylvania and the Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients Program

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