The Fourteenth Annual Big Red Race will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2017. All proceeds from the race go directory to support Lawrence Township children who have been selected to attend the School Camp, a sumer camp serving underprivileged youth for over 100 years.
Adults will race a 5 kilometer course beginning at 10:15 a.m. This is a fast, flat, twisting course in and around the Lawrenceville campus. Children will race a variety of distances at starting at 9:00 a.m. at Keuffel Stadium on the Football Field/Outdoor Track.

5K Details: 10:15 AM Start

  • Please pre-register. Only those pre-registered by May 1, 2017  are guaranteed t-shirts. After 5/1 t-shirts are as available.
  • All registered runners will be automatically entered into Big Red Race Raffle.
  • A prize will be given to the Lawrence Township family with the most participants in the Kid’s Race and Adult 5K.
  • There is a $20.00 non-refundable entry fee for adults; $25.00 on Race Day. $10.00 for high school students and younger ($15.00 on Race Day).


  • Top 3 finishers overall (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
  • Age 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
  • 1st Lawrence Township Resident (non-Lawrenceville faculty)
  • 1st Head of School
  • 1st Clydesdale/Filly (male 200+/female 140+)
Please Note: All Races will be held rain or shine (registration and children’s races will be inside the Field House should weather issues necessitate a move).

Big Red Race Food Drive: Participants and spectators are encouraged to bring canned food for the Big Red Race Food Drive in support of community agencies fighting hunger in the Lawrence area. Please consider making a donation and/or participating in the Big Red Race Raffle on race day. If you prefer, or forget your donations, food bags will be available for purchase.

Children's Race Details: 9:00 AM Start

  • All Children’s Races will take place at Keuffel Stadium on the Football Field/Outdoor Track.
  • All Children’s Race Participants receive a finisher’s medal and t-shirt. Though the race is free, we ask Children’s Race participants bring a non-perishable food donation of canned goods in place of the $5.00 entry fee.
  • Distances:
    • 3 years and under: 25 meters
    • 4-5 years old: 50 meters
    • 6-7 years old: 100 meters
    • 8-9 years old: 1/4 mile
    • 10-11 years old: 1/2 mile
Please pre-register for the Childrens’ races! Only those pre-registered by May 1 are guaranteed t-shirts and medals. After May 1, t-shirts are as available.

Big Red Race Sponsors

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  • Corporate and Individual Sponsors

    Interactive Brokers
    Revolution Prep
    University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC
    Lawrence Township Community Foundation
    Colonel David E. Schorr & Family 
    The Clarke Family
    The Laws Family
    The Gillen Family
    The Nictakis Family
    The Steinberg Family

    Friends Honoring Headmaster Liz Duffy

    Let Me Run
    Bank of Princeton
    Terhune Orchards
    Bregenzer Bros. Inc
    Lawrenceville Main Street Association
    Ruvane Fund Mgmt. Corp

    Robert P. Casey, Esq. ‘63
    Robert F. Casey, Esq. ‘92
    Dr. David Kim
    Dean Blake Eldridge

    Good Nick Squash
    Nike Camp
    Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness
    Race Forum
    Textbook goaltending
    Chamber’s Walk

    Lawrenceville Girls Crew
    Stanley House
    Stephens House
    Kennedy House
    Woodhull House

    The Nictakis Family
    The Gillen Family
    The Thomas Family  

    And thanks to our many Raffle Donors and Volunteers…..
  • Big Red Race Raffle

    Many community vendors and individuals contribute to the Big Red Race Raffle. Please thank them for their support and support their work.

    Acacia Restaurant
    Antonio’s Dry Cleaners
    Athlete's Peak Training Session
    Bent Spoon Ice Cream
    Camden River Sharks Baseball
    Chamber’s Walk Café
    Crossfit Mercer
    Dunkin Donuts
    Eileen Mannix Fitness
    E.Y. Martial Arts & Self-Defense Concepts Fedora’s Cafe
    Good Nick Squash
    Jane’s Consignment Shop
    Johnson and Johnson
    Knit One
    Lakewood BlueClaws Baseball
    Lawrenceville Golf Club
    Lawrenceville School Farm
    Maidenhead Bagel
    McGrath’s Pharmacy
    Melz Salon
    The Mosquito Squad
    NBC Sports
    NY Giants
    NY Rangers
    NBC Sports
    NY Rangers
    PEAC Health and Fitness
    Pennington Quality Market
    Philadelphia Phillies
    Philadelphia 76’ers
    Philadelphia Wings
    Pins & Needles
    Purple Cow Ice Cream
    Rangers Ice Hockey
    Revolution Prep
    Rita’s Water Ice
    Robert Wood Johnson Hamilton
    Terhune Orchard’s
    Textbook Goaltending Ice Hockey Camp
    TJ’s Pizza
    Trenton Titans
    Trenton Thunder
    Varsity Pizza
    Vermont Harvest
    Wildflowers Inn
    USSC/NIKE Camp – Lawrenceville Campus

    Ron Kane: USGTF Golf Instructor
    Narelle Krizek: Squash Instructor, GoodNick Squash
    Jason Larson: Belmar Beach Camp
    Brian Millen: Fly Fishing Lesson
    Tony Rienzo: Speed and Agility Trainer
    John Sauerman - Weight Training
    Paloma Torres: Portrait Photographer
    Sara Tucker: Knitter!
    Nicole Uliasz: Power Skating Lesson

Big Red Race Committee

Race Directors
Jeff Durso-Finley and Holly Burks Becker

Canned Goods Donation
Paula Clancy

Publicity Director
Lisa Gillard Hanson

Big Red Raffle
Lisa Ewanchyna and Molly Dunne

Race Day Volunteer Coordinator
Kelly Wise
Camp Director & Counselor Coordinator
John Hughes

Pam Frakes

Cathie Lypowy

Director of Operations
Brian Millen
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