Run in a timed event on the boardwalk through scenic Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, and Bradley Beach. Then take the Turkey Splash and prove you are Freezin' for a Reason!
Turkey Dash 5K
Shake your tail feather and run in this timed event on the boardwalk of scenic Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, and Bradley Beach. The Dash starts and ends outside of the Asbury Park Convention Hall. The cost to participate in the Turkey Dash is $35 and all runners will receive a long sleeve t-shirt, race bib, and finisher medal. All items will be picked up on race day, Saturday, November 18th.
New this year – avoid the lines and sign up for $50 to have your shirt and race bib mailed to you prior to the Dash. The deadline to sign up for this service is October 25th. Standard online registration closes November 13th at 11:59 p.m.
Special 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place medals will be awarded to the Top 3 male and female finishers. As part of your registration, all Turkey Dashers gain free entry to the Thanks4Giving Bash at the Wonder Bar (must be 21+ to enter).
Ready to go Cold Turkey? Take the Turkey Splash to prove that you are truly Freezin’ for a Reason! The cost to take the Turkey Splash is $100. However, you can register for $25 and fundraise the remaining $75 to reach $100. All Splashers will receive a hooded sweatshirt. Great incentive items are available for those who fundraise beyond the $100, so go as high as you can to earn some cool Splash gear! Online registration closes November 16th at 11:59 p.m.
All Splash teams must be registered before online registration closes and each team must have at least 10 members. Fundraising trophies will be presented to the highest individual and team fundraisers prior to plunging on the beach. Each team member is required to raise $100.
As part of your registration, all Turkey Splashers gain free entry to the Thanks4Giving Bash at the Wonder Bar (must be 21+ to enter)
Turkey Dash 5K
How Your Donations Make a Real Impact
For over 50 years, Special Olympics New Jersey has provided year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities, and health screenings to more than 22,000 registered athletes and Unified partners. All of these programs and services are completely FREE of charge, thanks to fundraising events like Thanks4Giving. Look below for a glimpse at how these funds are making a real impact!