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

NOTE: Due to statewide "Stay at Home" restrictions, the original May 16th date for this event has been moved to October, 3rd 2020.

OCTOBER 3rd, 2020
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!
 
Walkers welcome (must finish in 50 minutes or less to get an 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)

COMMEMORATIVE CUSTOM RACE SHIRT

All runners registered by September 7th will be guaranteed a custom Run for the Animals 5K race shirt. Runners registered after September 7th will be eligible for a Marine Mammals Stranding Center shirt as supplies last.

Advance Registration is only $25

After September 18th, 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".

register now buttonRace Date: Saturday, October 3rd, 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 10-03-2020 7:45 am
Event End Date 10-03-2020 11:00 am
Location Laguna Grill

Location Map

Sippers for Flippers (2020) POSTPONED

*Due to mandatory social distancing, and for the safety of all, we are postponing this scheduled event, originally planned for April 23, 2020. Please check back on the site periodically, for a future date for the event.

PRESENTING SPONSORS

Laguna Grill
Ocean Running Club

HARBOR SEAL SPONSORS

Brigantine Elks Club
Kindle Auto Plaza

GREY SEAL SPONSORS

Garden State Vet Specialist

HARP SEAL SPONSORS

AlisonPaul Builders
Brigantine VFW #6964
Stonehenge Builders
Brindisi Builders

BUSINESS PATRON SPONSORS

Absecon Veterinary Hospital
Andre's Italian Restaurant
B & B Floor Covering
Bowles, Jim
Brigantine Auto & Marine
Brigantine Chiropractic Center
Brigantine Republican Club
Cardiff Memorial VFW
Jeffrey R. Delson, DDS, PA
Gallagher Mechanical
Insurance Agencies Inc.
Keates-Plum Funeral Home
Pirates Den
Connie Pyatt Photography
The LePera Team
Trimtek LLC
Weichert Realtors/Woerner Custom Builders

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.

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