9th Annual Corporal Christopher M. Shea Memorial 5k
Oct 6 2013
Swartswood, NJ NJ
Corporal Christopher M. Shea Memorial Scolarship Fund INC
Corporal Christopher M. Shea was tragically killed in the line of duty when his cruiser was struck head on by a vehicle operated by a drunken driver on July 18th 2004.
The annual Corporal Christopher M. Shea Memorial 5k is a yearly event that was started in 2005 to raise money for high school graduates entering the fields of Law, Law Enforcement, and/or other Civil Service. All profit from the money raised is awarded as a scholarship to graduating seniors of Kittatinny Regional High School and other local area schools in honor of Corporal Christopher M. Shea.
The course is a double loop of the bucolic Swartswood State Park camp grounds. The race starts and finishes on the shores of Swartswood Lake.
Awards for the top 3 male & female 5K finishers, and top 3 male & female finishers in each age group. Age groups: 13 and under; 14-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-39; 50-59; 60+. No duplicate awards.
T-Shirts to all pre-registrants, and to all post-entrants while supplies last (size not guaranteed to on-site registrants). Post race refreshments and prizes.
Event schedule and times
11:30am - Bib and packet pickup starts; On-site registration open
1:00pm - 5k race
~1:45pm - 1 mile fun run
2:00pm - Awards and prizes