Run The Crest

Centennial Park
Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260

Running > 5k, Half Marathon

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Event Description

You raced the rest, now RUN THE CREST!!

Join us at Centennial Park in Wildwood Crest, NJ, for the newest and best running festival in the area.

Come out for the run and stay for the fun!  Vendors, food trucks, and live music!


Race Events:

  • Run The Crest 5K - Starts at 7:00am
  • Run The Crest 10 Miler - Starts at 8:00am
  • Crest Combo Half Marathon - Complete a Half Marathon by completing the 5K, then heading to the start line and completing the 10 miler.
    • Must maintain a 14 minute/mile pace to complete the 5K in time to start the 10 miler.
    • Note: If you plan to race the Crest Combo you must register for the Crest Combo.  Do not register for the 5K and 10 Miler separately.
  • Crest Kids Run Run - Starts at 11:00am - Run the perimeter of the Centennial Park Festival

**Race start times subject to change based on permit requirements.


Charity Partner - Amanda's Wish:

We are honored to partner with the Amanda's Wish Foundation as our event charity.  This organization was created in honor of Miss Amanda Holland.  The Foundation's mission is help children programs, camp activities, youth scholarships, and keep her memory going in todays youth.  You can support this great cause by making a donation to Amanda's Wish when you register for the race or you can donate without registering by clicking the DONATE button above.  Thank you for helping us support Amanda's Wish.



Want to have a friendly team competition?

Create or join a team when you register and compete against other teams in your category.  Awards will be given for fastest team in each category for the 5K and 10 Mile races.  Team times will be the sum of the fastest 5 members on your team.  To be eligible for the team competition, your team must have at least 5 members registered for the race distance in which you want to compete.  Teams with at least 5 members in both the 5K and 10 Mile races, you can compete in both.  Crest Combo team members will count for both the 5K and 10 Mile races. 

Team Categories:
  • Running Clubs
    Triathlon Clubs
    Adults (18+)
    Youth (14-17 years old)
    Youth (10-13 years old)
    Military Heroes (Active Military and Veterans)
    First Responder Heroes (Police and Fire/Rescue)

An additional award will be available for the team with the most members! 


Want to Run The Crest for free??   

You can when you refer friends and family! 

Here's how it works:  When you register, your confirmation email will include a unique link you can send to friends and family members to encourage them to race with you.  When they register using your link, you get credit.  

How do you race for free?  Well...when 5 people register using your referral link, you get a refund of $25.  Get 3 additional people to register using your link and get another $25 back.  You will continue to get an additional $25 back for every additional 3 entries using your link until you get refunded your entire entry fee.

You get to race with a bunch of friends and/or family members and you race for free!  It's a WIN-WIN!


Race Swag is still TBD, but guaranteed to be awesome!!

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