|Schedule of Events:
||8:30 a.m. - Registration & Packet pick-up opens
9:45 a.m. - Call to start, Instructions, & Welcome
10:00 a.m. - 4 Miler starts!
10:15 a.m. - 2 Mile walk begins
10:45 a.m. - Everyone's a Winner race for Our House residents - cheer them on!
11:15 a.m. - 4 Mile awards ceremony
|20th Annual Our House 4 Miler:
||The Our House 4 Miler is a premier and established North Jersey running event which caters to not only elite athletes, but also the casual weekend runner and those new to the sport seeking a participant friendly and fun day! Enjoy a great certified course which runs through beautiful downtown and picturesque residential Summit, NJ. The Village Green will have non-stop DJ music and fun pre-race activities. Participants will also enjoy Long Sleeve Tees, super giveaways and awesome lunch refreshments!
|Why this event is great!:
||Long Sleeve shirts included with your registration!
(sign up early to guarantee yours)
Great lunch spread with sandwiches and more!
Giveaway raffle prizes, all participants are eligible!
Prize Money for overall winners!
Chronotrack B-Tag timing and scoring
USATF-NJ Grand Prix event (500 points)
USATF certified 4 Mile course
Clocks at each mile & the finish
Multiple water stations on course
Everyone's a Winner race for Our House residents
No online processing fees!
|4 Mile Awards & Prize Money:
||Medals will be awarded to the top 3 overall men and women across the line, top 3 Summit residents (men and women), plus the top 3 men and women in each 5 year age group from 14 and under through 85+.
Prize Money TBA
|Entry Fees and Deadlines:
||4M or 2M entry by 5/9 - $28
4M - USATF-NJ members by 5/9 - $25
4M or 2M entry on event day - $33 (cash or check)
*All pre-registered participants will receive a commemorative long sleeve event shirt. Shirts will be offered to event day registrants while supplies last. Please make sure to mail paper entry forms (available upon request) by 5/6 to ensure we receive them in time. On event day, we can accept cash or check only.
|Who does the event support?:
||Our House, Inc., founded in 1980, is a private, nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization that provides residential, employment and recreational services to individuals with developmental and other disabilities. The goal and mission of Our House, Inc., is to promote a high quality of life for these individuals and help them to become productive members of the community. We strive to provide these opportunities in a supportive, safe environment that stresses “abilities, not disabilities”. All proceeds generated by the Our House 4 Miler will be used to continue as well as expand these services. With a waiting list of over 8,000 New Jersey individuals, we need your support. To learn more about Our House, Inc. call the Our House Foundation at 908-464-8008, ext. 141 or visit www.ourhousenj.org
|Directions & Parking:
||Free parking is available at the Municipal Parking Garage at the corner of Broad St. and Summit Ave. You can also take NJ Transit to the Summit Train Station which is directly across from the Summit Village Green.
From the Garden State Parkway & 78 Westbound:
Garden State Parkway to exit 142. Take 78 West to 24 West to Exit 8 (Summit Ave.). Turn left at traffic light onto Summit Ave. Continue 1 1/2 miles. Turn left on Broad St. for the parking garage.
From the NJ Turnpike:
Take exit 14 for 78 West and follow directions above.
From 78 Eastbound:
Take exit 45 (Glenside Ave.). Turn left at the traffic light, continue straight at first stop sign, take next sharp left up the hill onto Morris Ave., right onto Summit Ave., and right onto Broad St.
||No dogs or other pets are allowed on either course for safety and insurance reasons. Bikes, roller skates, or other wheeled devices (with the exception of wheelchair competitors and baby joggers) are not allowed on the courses. Baby joggers are discouraged in the 4M due to the nature of our course, but are not expressly disallowed. If you choose to run with a baby jogger, you do so at your own risk and agree to start at the very back of the pack and run with extreme caution especially around corners and through the finish zone. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding!
||Sports A/R - Tears or Ray