The Annual Bayshore Community Hospital 5K was held on Saturday, June 28, 2014 in Holmdel, N.J. The race has been held annually at the hospital for over 20 years.
The race started and finished at the hospital and covered a course through some local neighborhoods that included some hilly terrain.
The weather was near ideal for a summer race with sunny skies and moderate temperatures for the 9:00 a.m. start.
Coming in first overall and for the men was Brian Flynn of Bridgewater, N.J. in a time of 15:28. He was followed by Brian Quilty of Manalapan in 15:41 and then Brian Prendergast of Brick in 17:48 to round out the top three.
For the women breaking the tape was Jennifer Nelson of Barnegat in a time of 18:12. She was followed by Bronawyn O’Leary of Cliffwood Beach in 18:35 and then Dianne DeOliviera of Brick in 18:54 to round out the top three women.
After the 5K there were kids’ races, refreshments, a health fair, and entertainment for a party like atmosphere.
Coming up in July there are plenty of events including:
Tuesday June 24 through July 15 – 1 Mile at 6:30 PM, 5K at 6:45 PM, Ocean Running Club Summer Series, Winding River Park, Toms River, N.J.
Wednesday June 25 and continues on July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. Freehold Area Running Club Summer Series, Battlefield State Park, Manalapan, N.J.
Thursday, July 10, 17, 5K Half Mile and 1 Mile, JSRC Summer Series Week 4, Wall, N.J.
Tuesday, July 1, 6 pm, Beginner’s Run Class, Spring Lake – Wall, N.J.
Thursday, July 3, One Mile at 6 pm, 5 miles at 6:30 p.m. Miles For Matlosz, Lakewood, N.J.
Friday, July 4, 8:35 a.m. 5 Miles, Wall Firecracker 5, Wall, N.J.
Sunday, July 6, 8:30 a.m. Top Gun Firecracker 5K, Deal, N.J.
Saturday, July 12, 5 miles, Belmar Five Mile Run, Belmar, N.J.
Sunday, July 13, 5k, Great Santa Run/Walk and Kris Kringle 1 Mile Kids Dash, Barnegat, N.J.
Wednesday, July 16, 5K, LBP 5K, Lavalette, N.J.
Saturday, July 19, Half Marathon Training Begins, Spring Lake, N.J.
Saturday, July 19, 7 a.m.12 – 15 Miles, Marathon Training Run #1, Spring Lake, N.J.
Saturday, July 19, 8 a.m. 2 mile Run and 300 yard swim, 34th Annual Ocean Grove Biathlon, Ocean Grove, N.J.
Saturday, July 19, 8:30 a.m. 5K and 1 Mile, Jack Rafter 5K, Tinton Falls, N.J.
Saturday, July 19, 5K, Team Gov 5K, Allenhurst, N.J.
Saturday, July 26, Grand Canyon Half Marathon, Wellsboro, Pa.
Sunday, July 27, Grand Canyon Marathon, Wellsboro, Pa.