Saturday in the Park 5K 2012- September 1, Holmdel Park, Holmdel, New Jersey Women Taking Steps to Help Women
The Saturday in the Park Race Committee of the Jersey Shore Running Club is working hard to ensure the 2012 event is as successful as each of the past 18 years. Hope to see you there!
Race results will be posted at Elite Racing Systems after the race.
Visit our latest news page for race photos and other links.
Over the past eighteen years, Saturday in the Park has financially supported local women’s charities with programs dedicated to providing shelter, counseling, advocacy and education for women and their families in Monmouth and Ocean counties - places of safety where hope can be realized and a new way of living can be learned. Our
2012 list of organizations will include:
Providence House, Lakewood. Providence House offers services to women and children who are affected by domestic violence. Services include emergency shelter, crisis intervention, counseling and therapy as well as community education and training.
Spring House, Eatontown - provides housing, life and work skill classes as well as childcare, for homeless women with children, providing the “springboard” to help residents learn life skills to gain self-sufficiency.
Manna House, Cliffwood Beach - Manna House is a transitional housing program for women and children, designed to provide a safe living environment and an indepth Life skills program geared toward ending homelessness.
Saturday in the Park and the Jersey
Shore Running Club offer a group-training running program,
beginning in June. Rundamentals
is a ten-week program geared toward first time runners and those who would like to return to running after a break. Part of the JSRC’s Saturday in the Park Women’s 5K, the main objective is to encourage women to enjoy the benefits of running. JSRC volunteer, Liz Ireland, coordinates the program. Liz is a veteran runner of 35 years and an ASED (American Sport Education Program) certified running coach through Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). Liz has organized marathon training for JSRC members for
12 years. Other experienced JSRC club member volunteers will provide assistance.
For more information on Rundamentals, please
send an email to: Rundamentals@verizon.net .
Click here for Online
Registration. Class size is limited.
Thank you to our loyal Sponsors.
Your friends and family are encouraged to give a donation in support of our beneficiaries.