Every year, MMSC puts together events to both educate and promote our efforts.  As a non-profit, this enables us to continue our goal to save and preserve marine wildlife.

Run-4-the-Animals 5K

Celebrate Marine Mammal Stranding Center's 42nd Anniversary and having responded to over 5,400 stranded whales, dolphins, seals and sea turtles! 

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This 5K Run/Walk is one of the best races at the Jersey Shore. 

Baby stroller-friendly AND dog-friendly!

Close to everywhere.  Just 8 minutes from Harrah's, Borgata & Golden Nugget Casinos in Atlantic City. 

Awesome post-race buffet by Laguna Grill and Rum Bar. 
The best post-race buffet of any race in New Jersey!

$10 fee for buffet for non-participants, $5 for non-participants 5-10 years and free 4 years and younger

  • The Marine Mammal Stranding Center has responded to over 5,400 strandings of whales, dolphins, seals and sea turtles that have washed ashore, over the years throughout New Jersey.  

This is a 5K Race with Chip Timing and Results Kiosks by Second Wind Race Timing.  Results available on kiosks instantly upon finishing!  Online results published and updated while race is in progress!
 
Marine Mammal Stranding Center T-Shirt available for all entries!  Walkers welcome (must finish in 50 minutes or less to get official time, but you are still welcome even if you walk slower than that).  We are aiming for 300 participants this year.

HOW TO RACE FOR FREE:

Become a Fundraiser when you enter.  Fundraisers who raise at least $200 in online donations get their entry fee refunded!

Prizes:

First Overall Male and Female, plus top three in Age Groups (M/F) for 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+  (walkers welcome, but you must finish 5K within 37 minutes (approximately) to be eligible for awards)

Advance Registration is only $25.

After May 1st, registration increases to $30.  On-site race day registration $35 (cash or credit) and begins at 7:45 am.  Save money by clicking "Register Now".

ALSO: All runners registered by April 1st, will be guaranteed a custom Run For the Animals 5k race shirt.

register now buttonRace Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:00 am (Registration/Packet Pickup begins @ 7:45)

Location: Laguna Grill & Rum Bar, 1400 Ocean Ave., Brigantine, NJ  (View Map)

Event Properties

Event Date 05-16-2020 7:45 am
Event End Date 05-16-2020 11:00 am
Location Laguna Grill

Location Map

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We'd like to thank our

Ales for Whales

EVENT SPONSORS

Preferred Travel
Schuler Security
Casa Payroll
ACUA
Law Brian Heun
Kindle
IGT
Miller Law
Hafetz - Marc Carpenter
Crawlspace Solutions
Wild Republic
Wibbage radio
Animal House
AICS atlantic insulation
Ocean Beach Marine Centers
GK Construction
Fulton Bank
Peter Lumber
ACE
Shoreline Freezers (cumberland)

Are you unable to attend, and wish to make a donation?

There are many ways to help the efforts of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center.  The simplest is to use our One Time Donation.