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Fri, Aug 02, 2013

News & Notes - Aug 2

One Week Left for Online Entries
Have you signed up for the Chase yet? With just one week to go before online registration closes, the second edition of the Belmar Chase is filling quickly. Click here for more information on registration.

Jersey City Mayor Set for Belmar Chase
The Belmar Chase is happy to welcome Mayor Steve Fulop of Jersey City to this year's Barnabas Health Celebrity Chase on August 10th. With Fulop's addition, local officials from six counties across New Jersey will be vying for a share of the $7500 purse for their respective recreation departments.

Belmar Kids Chase to Warmup with KidsFit
Children participating in next Friday evening's Belmar Kids Chase will get a warmup courtesy of KidsFit from Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility. KidsFit is a children's fitness program employing Zumba aerobics as a fun-filled fitness routine. They will be on hand on August 9th to lead the entrants in the Belmar Kids Chase through warm ups before the starting horn sounds.

New Jersey's Fastest On Hand for Autographs
After you cross the finish line next week, you'll have the chance to meet and greet three of the top track and field athletes to come out of the state in recent years. Donn Cabral, an NCAA Champion while at Princeton, and Julie Culley of Clinton, NJ, were both Olympic finalists in London last year and will be hanging out after they finish the Barnabas Health Celebrity Chase. Also joining them after the race for autographs will be Manalapan native Robby Andrews, a two-time NCAA Champion at 800m and a two-time high school national record-holder.

Your Car Is Ready and Waiting
The car has been picked out - a brand new 5 Series BMW is ready and waiting for one entrant next Saturday, courtesy of Circle BMW. There's still time to make this car your personal ride to the Belmar Chase 5K next week - simply email and one lucky local will be chosen randomly next week to have the Ultimate Driving Experience chauffeur them to and from home next Saturday. Breakfast and your bib number will await you in the car.

Sea Girt 5K Tomorrow
The Sea Girt 5K will take place this Saturday, August 3rd. In addition to benefiting Sea Girt Recreation, this year the race will benefit local Sandy relief efforts. Make sure you check out this great event that features LIVE music, kids activities and a post-event party at Fratello's. Registration and information can be found at

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