The Sixteenth Annual Big Red Race will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019. All proceeds from the race go directly to support Lawrence Township children who have been selected to attend the School Camp, a summer camp serving underprivileged youth for over 100 years.

5K Race: 10:15 AM Start

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. 

  • Please pre-register. Race-day shirts guaranteed to registered runners as of April 29, 2019.  Race-day registrants as available or may choose a previous year’s shirt. 
  • 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 $25.00 non-refundable entry fee for adults; $30.00 on Race Day. $10.00 for high school students and younger ($15.00 on Race Day).

Awards

  • Top 3 finishers overall (M/F)
  • Age 13 & under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ 
  • 1st Lawrence Township Resident (non-Lawrenceville faculty)
  • 1st Head of School
  • Youngest 5K Finisher (M/F)
Please Note: All Races held rain or shine (registration and children’s races will be inside the Field House should weather issues necessitate a move).

Children's Race: 9:00 AM Start

Children will race a variety of distances at starting at 9:00 a.m. at Keuffel Stadium on the Football Field/Outdoor Track.

  • Please pre-register. Only those pre-registered by April 29 are guaranteed t-shirts and medals. After April 30, race-day shirts as available or selected from previous years’ colors. 
  • 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
  • A prize will be given to the Lawrence Township family with the most participants in the Kid’s Race and Adult 5K.

Please Note: All Races 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.

Big Red Race Sponsors

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  • Corporate and Individual Race Sponsors

    The Husic Family 
    The Laws Family 
    Col. David E. Schorr & Family 
    Friends of Lawrenceville Music 
    Robert P. Casey, Esq. & Robert F. Casey, Esq. 
    Nancy & Tom Thomas 
    Bank of Princeton

    University Orthopaedic Associates 
    Colin’s Kids 
    Lawrenceville Main Street Association 
    RWJ Hamilton 
    Princeton Area Community Foundation 
    Terhune Orchards 
    Applebees 
    Woodwinds Associates, Inc.

    Friends of the Big Red Race

    And thanks to our many 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.

    Cara Brown Designs
    The Inn at Glencairn
    Revolution Prep
    Trenton Country Club

    Blue Star Camps
    Dunkin Donuts
    McCarter Theater
    McGrath’s Pharmacy
    PEAC Health and Fitness
    Princeton Symphony Orchestra
    Seasons 52
    USSC/Nike Sports Camps

    Acacia
    AMC Theaters
    Athlete’s Peak
    B & B Hair Color Studio, Princeton
    Bahama Breeze
    The Bent Spoon
    Blawenburg Market
    Boro Bean in Hopewell
    Boston Red Sox
    Capelli Salon
    Costco
    Crayola Factory
    Fedora Café
    Flutter Boutique
    Jerry’s Art-A-Rama
    Ronnie Kane
    Karin Kibbey - Licensed Massage Therapist
    Master S H Kim’s Tae Kwon Do
    Lakewood Blue Claws
    Lawrenceville School Golf Course
    Maidenhead Bagels
    Brian Millen
    Next Level Soccer Academy
    NY Jets
    NY Red Bulls
    NY Giants
    On the Border
    Pennington Quality Market
    PF Chang’s
    Philadelphia Flyers
    Princeton University Football
    Purple Cow Ice Cream
    Rutgers University Football
    Sebastiani Fencing Academy
    Schafer Sports Center
    Starbucks
    Styles by Renny
    TJs Pizzeria
    Trenton Thunder
    Twirl Toy Shop
    Varsity Pizza
    Village Cleaners
    Willis Greenhouse

Big Red Race Committee

Race Directors
Jeff Durso-Finley and Holly Burks Becker

Big Red Raffle
Lisa Ewanchyna and Nancy King

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

Canned Goods Donation
Jan Wise

Publicity Director
Lisa Gillard Hanson

Registrar
Pam Frakes

Treasurer
Cathie Lypowy

Director of Operations
Brian Millen

5K Race Results

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