Wildwood Crest 5K Beach Race is August 8
The Borough of Wildwood Crest will stage its
annual 5K Beach Race Saturday, Aug. 8 at 8:30 a.m. The race will be
held on an out-and-back course near the water’s edge at low tide
beginning and ending at the edge of the Wildwood Crest Beach Pier at
. The event also includes an untimed one-mile run/walk.
Cost is $25 for the 5K run and $20 for the
one-mile run/walk for those registered by Friday, July 31. Costs are
$30 and $25 after July 31. Long-sleeve T-shirts will be given to all
registered by July 31 and as supplies last to those registered after
Race-day registration will be held at the
beginning at 7 a.m. Pre-registered runners can pick up their race
packet at the
on Friday, Aug. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The 5K Beach Race is a rain or shine event. An
awards ceremony will be held immediately following the race at the
. Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female
finishers, as well as the top male and female finishers in a variety
of age groups. Numerous door prizes will also be distributed at
random to race participants.
For further information, log on to
www.visitwildwoodcrest.com or call (609) 523-0202.
HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE FOR THE
WILDWOOD CREST 5K BEACH RACE
Crest Recreation Offers Youth Swim Lessons
Crest Recreation Department will host youth swim lessons this summer
at the Joseph Von Savage Memorial Pool, located at
8800 New Jersey Avenue
These half-hour swim lessons will be held in
two eight-class sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Session I will
run from Tuesday, June 30 through Thursday, July 23. Session II will
be held Tuesday, July 28 through Thursday, Aug. 20. Available lesson
times are 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and noon.
Cost is $80 per eight-class session for
children ages 5 and older. A parent-toddler class for children age 6
months through age 4 is available for $50. Proof of age is required.
Registration for swim lessons will be held from
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning Monday, June
15. Payment is required at the time of registration. Limited space
is available for each lesson time. Registration is taken on a
first-come, first-served basis.
Private swim lessons are also available.
Call (609) 522-0084 for further information.