Help Wanted
The Ocean Running Club has two Board Member spots available. If you have ideas, a fun personality - this is for you! In addition, we are also looking for an assistant Treasurer to help. These are volunteer positions with the best gratitude money can buy and the benefits will last a lifetime. A great opportunity you should not pass up.The next board meeting is on 8/23/18.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Harold or Pat.

Saturday in the Park Women's 5K Discount Offer
The Saturday in the Park Women's 5K, set for Saturday, September 1st at Holmdel Park. This is the 25th annual event, presented by the Jersey Shore Running Club, to raise awareness and to benefit women's organizations and shelters in central New Jersey.

Ocean Running Club members can receive a discount to attend, as well as compete in the group participation category. Members can save $5 on the pre-registration fee by entering the coupon code ORC when you sign up at

Pre-registration ends August 24th.

For more information on , check out the Saturday in the Park Women's 5K website.

ORC Seaside Half Marathon and 5K

The Ocean Running Club's 41st Annual Seaside Half Marathon and 5K is scheduled for Sunday October 14, 2018. The race(s) benefit the Tri-Boro First Aid Squad of Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, and Berkeley Twp., The ORC Scholarship Fund, and the Marine Mammal Stranding Center..

Races begin at the Sawmill Café, on the boardwalk in Seaside Park. Once again, runners are welcome to take the Seaside Challenge and run the 5K and the Half Marathon races back-to-back!

For more information, please check out the Seaside Half Marathon and 5K website.

Join the Seaside Half Marathon/5K Facebook group.

Register Online at RaceForum

ORC Summer Series
The 2018 Ocean Running Club's Summer Series ended Tuesday July 17th. The week 4 race had to be cancelled due to weather. Thanks to all the runners and walkers that came out to make the series a success. Thank you to all the volunteers - we couldn't do it without you!

In the week 3 race on July 3, Tom Petrykiewicz was the overall winner, running the 5k course in 21:19. Joe Michelini (22:34) and Ron Burkey (22:37) finished in second and third.

Taylor Guthrie was the first female finisher, with a winning time of 21:44. Lillian Sarno (22:02) and Brittany Wissel (22:28) finished second and third.

For more information, check out the ORC Summer Series page.

Download ORC Summer Series Flyer.

Complete Week 3 Results page.

Week 3 Award Winners

Complete Week 2 Results page.

Week 2 Award Winners

Complete Week 1 Results page.

Week 1 Award Winners

Mark Fletcher took some great shots of the runners, available on the ORC Photo Gallery.

Pine Beach 5K
The Ocean Running Club was well represented at the 19th Annual Pine Beach 5K on Sunday June 24th. Over 400 runners cruised the quiet streets of Pine Beach, finishing along the Toms River. It was nice to see so many ORC racing singlets lining up for the race and walking around the field after finishing. Kyle Kroon was the overall winner with a time of 16:22. Shlomo Schreiber (16:58) and Marquis Cox (17:32) finished in second and third place. Molly Applegate was the first female to cross the line with a winning time of 18:00. Jennifer Malavlta (19:11) and Dianne Deoliveira (19:24) finished in second and third place.

Congratulations to race director, Bethanie Adams, and the Ocean Running Club for putting on another successful event. Thank you to all the volunteers!

Complete Pine Beach 5K Results

Race Photos

ORC Track Workouts Update
Track workouts will now be held on Thursday evenings at 6:00pm at the Donovan Catholic High School track. The track is located behind the school off of Hooper Avenue.

Anyone who wants to improve, get a good workout, or run with a group, come on out! All paces are welcome.

Check out the Ocean Running Club Facebook Page for additional information.

Race To Cure Blood Cancers 5K
Results from

Bella N Motion

Bella N Motion provides individual and group training for women by women; a place for female runners of all ages and levels to seek support and encouragement to fulfill their goals, share their experiences, socialize and receive affordable personalized training plans.

For more information, check out the Bella N Motion website.

Toms River Fitness And Aquatic Center

Toms River Fitness provides their members with the environment and resources to achieve a more balanced, fulfilling and engaged life, physically and mentally. Exercise at Toms River Fitness is only one part of that. The helpful and friendly staff is equally important in assisting every person who comes through the doors in achieving goals of any kind. Today, they are one of Ocean County New Jersey's preferred Fitness Centers due to warm welcomes, great location and variety of fitness programs available.

Check out the Toms River Fitness website, or stop in to check out the facilities.

Upcoming Races
September 1, 2018 Saturday In The Park 5K
September 30, 2018 Scary Rat Race
October 14, 2018 Seaside 5K
October 14, 2018 Seaside Half Marathon
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